“Lord You have called me” Priest gift

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High quality print of my original Catholic art. Perfect gift for any Catholic priest, seminarian, or monks/friars who are priests in religious life.


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Our Lady, Queen of Priests gazes down at the monstrance while offering her Son to us, drawing our hears to the connection that it is truly Jesus present in the Eucharist who gazed out at us from the monstrance. The same Jesus who is depicted as a child and the High Priest who stands on Mary’s lap and gives a blessing.

The incense swirls and rises around the figures, bringing the prayer of the priest to Heaven while sunlight passing through stained glass illuminates the scene.

The prayer written on the wall is as follows:

Lord, you have called me to priestly ministry in a particular moment of history, as in the times of the first apostles, when you desire that all Christians, and in a particular way your priests, might be witnesses to the wonders of God and the strength of your spirit. Allow me to be a witness to the dignity of human life, to the grandeur of love, and to the power of the ministry which I have received. May my entire life be dedicated to you: for love, only for love, and for a higher love.

May my commitment to celibacy born of your mission, be a joyful and happy affirmation and a total dedication of myself to others in the service of your church. Give me strength in my weakness, and gratitude for my steadfastness.

Holy mother Mary, greatest and most wonderful mother of all time, grant that I may entrust my life to you each day. Mary, font of generosity and dedication, grant that I may be joined with you at the foot of the greatest crosses of the world, experiencing the redeeming pain of the death of your son, so that I might enjoy the triumph of the Resurrection for eternal life. Amen.

O Good Jesus, make me a priest after Your own Heart.


Have an idea you want me to paint? Feel free to reach out at outpouringoftrust@gmail.com! This print is not available without the prayer, it was painted into the scene, not added later.


Purchase does not include frame.

Staging photos are not necessarily accurate representations of the size of the image, but simply give an idea of the image in a room. Please measure your actual wall before deciding.

Images subject to copyright, copyright Monica Skrzypczak. Do not reproduce without explicit written permission. To use the image in print at your parish, or any other use, feel free to email me with the project and number of copies estimated for a quote on a temporary license.

Additional information

Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 9 × 12 × 1 in

5"x7", 8"x10", 11"x14" canvas, 11"x14" paper print

1 review for “Lord You have called me” Priest gift

  1. J Richards

    So beautiful!!! I am absolutely in love with all the details. I purchased this for a priest friend and it was a wonderful gift.

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While many items are made to order, I always strive to get your order out by the next shipping day – Tuesday and Thursday. I ship First Class USPS which generally takes 2-4 days after that to arrive at your house.

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Your Impact

For every order, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

The second is the Sisters of Life, a newer religious community founded in 1991 in New York to promote the dignity of every human life. They have houses for women to come live with them during and after their pregnancy as they get back on their feet, as well as counseling for post abortion healing, and other missions.

About the artist

Hi! I’m Monica Skrzypczak; an oil painter and rosary maker with a passion for creating beauty and bringing faith into every home. Feel free to contact me to commission a painting or a custom rosary!

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