Theme: Life is a journey and not a destination Event: Farewell to the outgoing students SSC/HSC Ritual: Footprints - Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down. All: Transform our hearts so that we may be messengers of good news to the poor. We are a Catholic School and so, it is fitting that we celebrate this special moment in our students’ lives with prayer in the spirit of our Catholic faith. Taste and see that the Lord is good. And there were aspects to her life that I could see made her happy: the sense of service and prayer, the contact with wise mentors, the simplicity of life. FAREWELL PRAYER SERVICE. the torn-up prayers in a metal waste-bin and then set light to them. PRAYER FOR LIFE Blessed Pope John Paul II O Mary, bright dawn of the new world, Mother of the living, to you do we entrust the cause of life: Look down, O Mother, upon the vast numbers of babies not allowed to be born, Thank you for coming in such large numbers to this last General Audience of my pontificate. We have gathered to day to pray for an urgent need in the Church, n namely for Priestly and Religious Vocations, namely, for more Priests, Sisters and Brothers, VOCATION SCRIPTURE PRAYER SERVICE . At this point I would like to offer heartfelt thanks to all the many people throughout the whole world, who, in recent weeks have sent me moving tokens of concern, friendship and prayer. Please stand as we begin our prayer. Prayer of Farewell Leader: God of our life’s journeys, we gather here to celebrate the goodness of these presidents and to ask Your blessing as they continue on the road of life. You might want to add feet to the circles. Her religious Sisters were eminently hospitable, gentle, intelligent people; in other words, people with whom my sister fitted right in. May you walk safely along the pathways of your dreams. Jerry Drinane s.j . TEACHER'S DAY PRAYER SERVICE. Quote: It is not the goodbye that hurts, but the flashback that follow. Here I also think of all those who work for good communication, whom I thank for their important service. Introductory Hymn and Prayer. Stick the prayer circles onto a large piece of card to look like a caterpillar and stick a smiley face with antennae on the front. Thank you for animals Give out circles of paper and invite everyone to write a prayer about animals on it. Short Input . Like the Apostle Paul in the Biblical text that we have heard, I feel in my heart that I have to especially thank God who guides and builds up the Church, who plants His Word and thus nourishes the faith in His People. Scripture: Letter of St. Paul to the Philippians 4: 8, 9: Prayer Songs: 1. 1 Call to Worship & Prayer Litany Leader: Let us pray; Compassionate God, we have brought a time of oppression and broken-heartedness upon ourselves. FARE WELL MASS INTRODUCTION FOR FR. May the power of Your presence bless this moment of our leave-taking. Our own greed has led us to enslave our brothers and sisters. Edited from some notes of Fr. May the love that is in our hearts be a bond that unites us forever, wherever we may be. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in God. Posted in Prayers of Blessing, Praying For Needs and tagged death prayer, farewell blessing, Rankin About Karen Barber Karen Barber is the Founding Director of Prayer Igniters International, a Contributing Editor with Guideposts Magazine, the author of Surprised by Prayer and the creator of the Personal Prayer Power video/study series. Farewell Prayer for Students (a prayer suitable for closing a graduation or school leavers service with) May God's blessing follow you all as you find new journeys to travel. Dear brothers and sisters! Presider: Let us begin in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy PRAYERS FOR ALL SPECIAL OCCASIONS LIKE BIRTHDAY, RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, FAREWELL DAYS, WELCOME PRAYERS ETC. May his gentle hand guide the decisions you … Sunday, 23 April 2017. farewell mass introduction for fr.. If the above prayer service is used to open a meeting the following could be used at the conclusion, or visa-versa. Good morning/afternoon and welcome to our graduation prayer service.