Obedient to the invitation given in your own maternal words,
O Virgin Immaculate of Lourdes,
we hurry to your feet at the humble grotto,
where you appeared to point out the way of prayer
to those gone astray
and to dispense the graces and wonders
of your supreme goodness to the sick.
O gracious Queen,
accept the homage and the prayers
that the peoples and the nations,
caught in bitter straits,
trustingly raise to you,
O resplendent vision of Paradise,
dispel from our minds the darkness of error
by the light of faith!
O mystical garden of roses,
comfort the broken hearts of people
with the heavenly perfume of hope!
O inexhaustible fountain of saving waters,
refresh with the floods of divine charity
the hearts that are dry.
Grant that we, your children,
may be consoled in our sorrows,
protected in danger,
and sustained in our struggles!
May we love and serve your dear Son Jesus
in such a way
that we may deserve eternal joy
before your throne
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Almighty and loving Father,
I thank you for giving St. Gerard to us
as a most appealing model and powerful friend.
By his example,
he showed us how to love and trust You.
You have showered many blessings
on those who call upon him.
For Your greater glory and my welfare,
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