please bless our priests,
who represent you on this earth.
Make them more greatly aware of the grace
that you pour out through them
when they minister
and help them to fall more deeply in love with You
after each and every Mass
that they celebrate.
Please strengthen our priests,
who shepherd your flock,
when they are in doubt
of their faith,
that they may be examples of your Truth
and guide us always on the path to you.
We ask these things of You our Eternal Priest.
O God, who by the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, didst prepare a worthy dwelling place for thy Son, we beseech thee that, as by the foreseen death of this, thy Son, thou didst preserve her from all stain, so too thou wouldst permit us, purified through her intercession, to come unto thee. ... continue reading
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