Three 20-something women trying to figure out what it means to be lay, Catholic, and modern all at once.

August 3, 2010

Prayer Request: for those seeking jobs

St. Joseph at Work by Georges de la Tour

I hope our dear sister Edith, won't mind that we're posting this: Edith needs a job. And she's just applied for a really wonderful opportunity, that perfectly suits her abilities and wishes for the future. So, as she is leading us through this amazing Edith Stein novena (we're only on day three so you have time to catch up!), I ask that you keep her intentions in your prayers, as well.

In a similar vein, I came across this remarkable Rosary Meditation for those seeking jobs. The Anchoress' thoughtful meditation on the Sorrowful Mysteries remind us of both the agony and the peace of seeking God's will, and finally, accepting it. As she says:
"Prayer has power. When everything is falling apart, prayer holds. Any one of us can suddenly find ourselves out of work, and looking at the job opportunities with failing hope and a growing sense of powerlessness that can truly affect both ego and spirit. Once again, we find that the Mysteries of the Rosary help us to identify with Christ, and join our sufferings to His, that all may be One."
I hope they will be helpful to all of you as you are searching for God's will in your life, and especially in your work. Rest assured of our prayers for you--and please keep this special intention in your hearts as well!

St. Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, pray for us!
St. Joseph, patron of workers, pray for us!


Gardenia said...

thanks for the link. I'm pray for Edith and her career opportunities.

Mary said...

Praying for this job for Edith!!

Susan said...

I have applied for a job in the Middle East. Please pray urgently that I will be called for an interview and that I will get this job. Its my heart's desire to get this opening. Please do pray for me.

jj said...

Please pray for me, to get out of my financial problem.
I needed God's miraculous help for my desperate and seemingly impossible cases.
Thank you so very much.

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