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Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish

7th Week of Easter: Saturday

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Over the years people of the parish have generously contributed original poetry for us to include here. There is always room for more, of course, so if you write poetry and are willing to share it, please let us know - either face-to-face or via e-mail:

Webmaster Deacon Mark

A Lost Soul

I believe that you are there
God in Heaven above
But I have lost my way
And cannot find your love.

Yet when my life is difficult
I find I call your name
I don’t deserve your help
But you give it all the same.

You answered my prayer and let me be there
When my father and mother died
I knew they’d be safe in heaven above
From the look I saw in their eyes.

So why am I so far from you
How do I find my way back
Find the faith that others have
The faith that I seem to lack.

Sometimes I think I hear you say
I’m here I’ve not gone away
But I never can quite reach you
I always seem to stray.

God reach out and take my hand
I need to feel you near
For I am sad without you
And losing my faith I fear.

So you who have such faith,
Please pray for those like me
Who find it very hard
Who look but still don’t see.

An Anonymous Parishioner

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