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100 Best Farewell Quotes for a Catholic Priest (2023)

1. “To your better health.” Afterward he held the glass in his hand and we looked at one another. Sometimes we talked and were good friends but to-night it was difficult. . . . “I am tired but I have no right to be. . . . I feel very low. . . . I hate the war. . . . You do not mind it. You do not see it. You must forgive me. I know you are wounded. . . . Still even wounded you do not see it. I can tell. I do not see it either myself but I feel it a little.”


2. The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms; he will thrust out the enemy from before you, and will say, ‘Destroy! Deuteronomy 33:27


3. May God shower his choicest blessings on you as you move to a new company. On your farewell, we wish you good luck with your new ventures


4. Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. - Proverbs 4:25


5. I commend you to God and to the word of His grace which can build you up and give you an inheritance among them that are sanctified


6. 'When, almost eight years ago, on April 19th, [2005]


7. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. - 2 Corinthians 13:14


8. serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you. I Samuel 12:23-24


9. 'We are in the Year of Faith, which I desired in order to strengthen our own faith in God in a context that seems to push faith more and more toward the margins of life.


10. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the [a]communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. 2 Corinthians 13:14


11. The finale of every year is a time to say goodbye to one year and welcome the coming of a new one. A blessed year may it be. - Kate Summers


12. May GOD’s blessings be with you as you tread in your career. On your farewell, we wish you all the best for your future. We are sure that you are going to greatly prosper; we are going to miss you forever. Have a happy farewell, goodbye, and stay in touch


13. I commend you to God and the word of His grace which can build you up and give u inheritance among those who are sanctify. Acts 20:32


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15. 'Good morning my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus!


16. 'Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.''-- (Philippians 4:6)


17. Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. Philippians 4:8


18. On your farewell, we will pray that may His grace and blessings be with you in all the dreams that you have thought to pursue. May you overcome all the difficulties and make your dreams come true. All the very best to you, we are surely going to miss you. Goodbye and happy farewell


19. May God maintain his blessing on you and help you tread on the future path with ease and comfort


20. Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10


21. Just pick one of two and send it to that your pastor For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11


22. Let your eyes look straight ahead, and your eyelids look right before you. Proverbs 4:25


23. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7


24. The Lord shall [b]preserve you from all evil; he shall preserve your soul. 8 The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore. . Psalms 121:6-8


25. May the Lord keep you from failing, and may your spirit, soul, and body be preserved unto the day of our lord Jesus Christ


26. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6


27. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust. ” 3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; his truth shall be your shield and buckler. Psalms 91:2-4


28. If God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. - Matthew 6:30


29. “If it is possible I will return to the Abruzzi.” His brown face was suddenly very happy. . . . “I would be too happy. If I could live there and love God and serve Him . . . Yes and be respected. Why not? . . . It does not matter. But there in my country it is understood that a man may love God. It is not a dirty joke.”


30. How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. - A. A. Milne


31. Dear God, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to learn through this wonderful teacher. We thank you for her (his) wonderful knowledge of her subject and her enthusiasm for passing on this passion to others. Come bless her now as she goes on to new things. Amen


32. The Lord will cause all grace to abound towards you, you will have sufficiency in all things and you will abide unto every good works


33. “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”


34. May God's blessing follow you all as you find new journeys to travel. May you walk safely along the pathways of your dreams


35. Rejoice always, 17pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 1Thessalonians 5:16-19


36. I urge you in the sight of God who gives life to all things, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed the good confession before Pontius Pilate, 14 that you keep this commandment without spot, blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ’s appearing, 15 which He will manifest in His own time, He who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords. 1Timothy6:13-15


37. “But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit. (Jeremiah 17: 7, 8)


38. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from now on and forever. His grace will be sufficient for you and keep you strong


39. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverb 17:17


40. The Lord keeps and guides you, the Lord causes His face to shine upon you and give you peace. Farewell, friend


41. 'The church today like the church of old is going through challenging times.


42. God will extend his blessings to you even after this moment of your farewell. It is only through His blessings that you have excelled in everything you have done. Good luck and may your life from now on be even better and more successful


43. You will live and not die, to will make manifest the goodness of God on the Lord of the Living


44. Dear pastor, it has been a privilege having you around here at the Christian community. Your services have helped strength the bond between the members. Today as you bid farewell, I appreciate and send you thankful wishes


45. For every goodbye, God also provides a hello. - Donna Gable Hatch


46. But You, O Lord, are a shield [a]for me, My glory and the One who lifts up my head. Psalms 3:3


47. Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. - Anonymous


48. The Lord will be your shield and fortress. Your path and that of the destroyer will not cross


49. The lord is a shield unto you, your glory, and the lifter of your head. He will guide you, lead you and preserve you unto His eternal glory


50. Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1Thessalonians 5:23


51. As GOD is with everyone in everything that we do, may His divine blessings be with you in all the dreams that you have thought to pursue. Goodbye and all the best to you. We are surely going to miss you


52. A farewell is an occasion of sadness but also brings along with itself hope for the future. Best of luck


53. As you are going to start new ventures of your life, may GOD’s blessings and grace be with you all this while. On your farewell, we will pray that you continue to rise. We are going to miss you. Goodbye and stay in touch


54. “Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you” (Hebrews 13.17, NIV).


55. Now to Him who is able to keep [a]you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy. Jude 1:24


56. Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. - Tryon Edwards


57. Since you are starting your new journey, we will pray to GOD that may you succeed in your dreams. Goodbye and have a successful life ahead


58. “The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God” (Romans 6.26-27, NIV).


59. “And the last was your favorite,” I joked. “They were all my favorite,” he said, laughing his big Irish laugh.


60. God, As we say farewell to our loved ones we entrust them into your care. We pray for happiness and joy to be ahead of them, for wisdom and guidance to be beside them, and for grace and truth to be behind them, pushing them onwards into your goodness. We know that you will always love and protect them, wherever they go


61. Goodbye to last year we see it has passed, and a wish of hope and faith for the coming year. God bless! - Catherine Pulsifer


62. The lord sanctify you wholly, may your spirit soul and body be preserve until the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1Thessalonians 3:23


63. 'Forever, and forever, farewell, Cassius! If we do meet again, why, we shall smile; If not, why then this parting was well made.''--- William Shakespeare


64. We are sure that God will be with you in every decision of your life. On your farewell, we wish you good luck. Stay in touch


65. But the Lord is with me as a mighty, awesome One. Therefore my persecutors will stumble, and will not prevail. They will be greatly ashamed, for they will not prosper. Their everlasting confusion will never be forgotten. Jeremiah 20:11


66. 'In the last days, God says,


67. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and the power of His might. Ephesians 6:10


68. Your farewell is a moment of sadness for us but we wish you all the best so that you achieve success. Goodbye and stay in touch. May God shower his blessings and love on you forever


69. May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace


70. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you''


71. Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realise it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love -- enjoy it. - Sai Baba


72. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. 15 Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all. 1Timothy 4:14-15


73. “So now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified. Acts 20:32


74. May his gentle hand guide the decisions you will make and the passions that you follow


75. May the Lord watch between you and me when we are absent one from another. - Genesis 31:49


76. May your hearts and lives always reflect his love and truth, And may hope be a light within you that you carry into each new day


77. “I think it will be over soon. I don’t know why but I feel it. . . . You know how your major is? Gentle? Many people are like that now. . . . It has been a terrible summer,” said the priest. He was surer of himself now than when I had gone away. . . . “Many people have realized the war this summer. Officers whom I thought could never realize it realize it now. . . . I do not know when but I do not think it can go on much longer.”


78. On this day when you are bidding us farewell, we will pray that you remain happy and well. May you acquire what you have thought of. All the best and we are going to miss you


79. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. - Mahatma Gandhi


80. “Business, marketing, and blogging – these three words describe me the best. I am the founder of Burban Branding and Media, and a self-taught marketer with 10 years of experience. My passion lies in helping startups enhance their business through marketing, HR, leadership, and finance. I am on a mission to assist businesses in achieving their goals.”


81. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lord is your [a]keeper; The Lord is your shade at your right hand. 6 The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night. Psalms 121:4-6


82. ‘God protected him’: Louisiana priest in stable condition after machete attack


83. The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; yes, I have a good inheritance. Psalms 16:6


84. “Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again. God will make this happen, for he who calls you is faithful.” —1 Thessalonians 5:23–24


85. For the Lord will not forsake His people, for His great name’s sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you His people. 23 Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I will teach you the good and the right way. 24 Only fear the Lord, and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you. 1Samuel 12:22-24


86. The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Deuteronomy 31:6


87. May GOD’s blessings and love be with you as you are going to start a new journey of your life. Bidding you farewell is a tough thing to do but we wish you all the best so that you manage to rise. Goodbye and hope to stay in touch


88. Grace and peace be multiplied unto you and the Lord preserve all your steps and give you good speed in life and destiny


89. Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you? Matthew 6:30


90. Life is merely a path leading to death. However, every moment that we spend in this world, we carve our memories and identities on the shifting sands of time. This moment of your farewell marks a new chapter in your life. Enjoy it and make the most of it


91. 'The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace''- (Numbers 6: 24-26 NKJV)


92. “Priest not with girls,” went on the captain. “Priest never with girls,” he explained to me. He took my glass and filled it, looking at my eyes all the time, but not losing sight of the priest. “Priest every night five against one.” Every one at the table laughed. “You understand? Priest every night five against one.” He made a gesture and laughed heartily. The priest accepted it as a joke.


93. You are moving to a new company with better opportunities. At this time of your farewell, we pray to God to shower his blessings and love on you. We will miss you a lot


94. 'If God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. (Matthew 6: 30''


95. The Lord will supply all your needs according to His riches in Christ Jesus. You will never lack any good thing in your journey


96. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. 2Corinthians 13:14


97. 'Together we may thank the Lord who has enabled us to grow in communion and, together, pray him to help us to grow even more in this profound unity, so that the College of Cardinals may be like an orchestra where differences — an expression of the universal Church — contribute to a superior and harmonious concord.


98. Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23


99. 'We are in the Year of Faith, which I desired in order to strengthen our own faith in God in a context that seems to push faith more…I would like to invite everyone to renew firm trust in the Lord''


100. 'I have felt like St. Peter with the Apostles in the boat on the Sea of ​​Galilee: the Lord has given us many days of sunshine and gentle breeze, days in which the catch has been abundant; [then] there have been times when the seas were rough and the wind against us, as in the whole history of the Church it has ever been - and the Lord seemed to sleep.


101. Cute pastor, thank you for your good work you offered for us all the time. As you bid farewell, I appreciate your services and am happy to have you there always


102. The eternal God is your refuge, and his everlasting arms are under you. - Deuteronomy 33:27


103. The Lord be with you all''


104. Sweet pastor, I appreciate your pastor services you have delivered over the years to the Christian Community as you bid farewell from work. You are a good person


105. A farewell is a time to pause and take a look back. One can only count one’s blessings at covering this long-distance with God’s protection like a shadow


106. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore. Psalms 121:8


107. Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all. 2 Thessalonians 3:16


108. The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms; he will thrust out the enemy from before you, and will say, ‘Destroy!’ Deuteronomy 33:27


109. Dearest pastor, thank you and I appreciate your pastor services delivered at the Commons church. It was very helpful and good having you around always now as you bid farewell


110. Dear pastor, as you bid farewell from service, I appreciate your work and the service you have provided for us all through this time. It was good having you around


111. 'Thank you for coming in such large numbers to this last General Audience of my pontificate.


112. “The Lord bless you and keep you; 25 The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; 26 The Lord [e]lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace. ” Number 6:24-26


113. Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I will teach you the good and the right way. 24 Only fear the Lord, and ]\


114. Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation. The Lord be with you all. - 2 Thessalonians 3:16


115. Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble and to keep oneself unspotted from the world. James 1:27

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