God, Who, in Thine ineffable providence,
that Thy servant N...
should be numbered among the high priests,
grant, we beseech Thee, that he,
who on earth held the place of Thine only-begotten Son,
may be joined forevermore to the fellowship of Thy holy pontiffs.
Through the same Jesus
Christ, Thy Son,
Who liveth and reigneth with Thee
in the unity
of the Holy Ghost,
God, world without end.
By this holy water and by Your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins, O Lord.
St. Theresa of Avila on holy water: "From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight and prevent them from coming back again. They also flee from the cross, but return; so holy ... continue reading
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