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may come to rejoice before thee hereafter; through the merits of the same our Lord
| Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Ghost livest and reignest. Amen.
For Another's Conversion.
O divine and adorable | Saviour, thou who art the way, the truth, and the life, I beseech thee to have mercy upon N., and bring him [or her] to the knowledge and love of thy truth. Thou, O Lord, knowest all his darkness, his weakness, and his doubts: have pity upon him, O merciful Saviour; let the bright beams of thy eternal truth shine upon his mind; clear away the cloud of error and prejudice from before his eyes, and may he humbly submit to and embrace with his whole heart the teaching of
PRAYER TO OUR GUARDIAN ANGEL.
O most faithful companion, whom God has appointed to watch over me, my guide and protector, ever at my side. What thanks can I offer thee for thy love, thy constancy, and thy innumerable benefits? Thou watchest over me in sleep; thou
consolest me in sorrow; thou raisest me when I fall; thou wardest off danger; thou preparest me for the future; thou withdrawest me from sin; thou urgest me to good; and movest me to do penance and seek reconciliation with God. Ever be with
UNION OF DAILY PRAYER FOR THE POPE.
blessings, O Lord, on our Sovereign Pontiff, and rejoice thy Church by the speedy proclamation of universal peace, that, resting
POUR down thy choicest | in the bosom of unity, our strength against the enemy may be perfected in charity. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
(300 days' indulgence each time; plenary, once a month. Pius IX. 9th July 1859.)
LORD JESUS, shelter | divine heart our holy father under the protection of thy the Pope.
A PRAYER TO OBTAIN GOD'S GRACE IN
O Eternal God, who art the light of the world, and for whom the whole creation is ordained, to thee I submit myself, and my whole life, that I may live to thy greater honour and glory. I beseech thee in thy mercy to direct me in the choice of a state of life, that having thee for my guide, I may embrace that course which will be most
pleasing to thee, and in
O Queen of Heaven, and
A PRAYER FOR ONE'S CONFESSOR.
God, to impart to me the graces which I stand in need of, can I, without ingratitude, forget before thee, him amongst thy ministers, to whom thou hast intrusted me, in order that he may reconcile me
In asking thee, O my | vent zeal, and a zealous firmness. Unite in him evangelical liberty and true piety, with the penitential spirit of David. Infuse into his heart the meekness and humility of thy divine Son, the great High Priest of the new law.
with thee in the Sacrament | Direct him in all his actions, that after being here below a prudent and faithful dispenser of thy mysteries, he may receive from thee in heaven that bright crown reserved for a priest whose whole life has
of Penance. Vouchsafe, O Lord, I beseech thee, to adorn his soul with all those virtues which form a holy priest. Grant to him the faith of St Peter, the charity of St Paul, a fer
been consecrated to thy | sanctification. glory, to the salvation of his Jesus Christ our Lord. brethren, and to his own
PRAYER TO BE SAID BY THOSE WHO CARRY ABOUT WITH THEM AN AGNUS DEI.
O my Lord Jesus Christ, the true Lamb who taketh away the sins of the world, by thy mercy which is infinite, pardon my iniquities, and by thy sacred passion, preserve me this day from all sin and evil. I carry about with me this holy Agnus in thine honour, as a preservative against my own weakness, and as an incentive to the practice
A PRAYER FOR O God, the lover and preserver of peace and charity, give unto all our enemies peace and true charity, and grant unto them the remission of all
of that meekness, humility, and innocence, which thou hast taught us. I offer my entire self to thee, in memory of that sacrifice of love which thou didst offer for me on the cross, and in satisfaction for my sins. Accept this oblation, I beseech thee, O my God; and may it be acceptable to thee in the odour of sweetness. Amen.
their sins, and by thy power deliver us from all their wicked designs. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
ITINERARY, OR PRAYERS BEFORE A
CANTICLE OF ZACHARY.
Ant. Into the way of Blessed be the Lord
hath visited and wrought And thou, child, shalt the redemption of his be called the prophet of people. the Highest; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways.
And hath raised up a horn of salvation to us in the house of David his servant;
As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets who are from the beginning;
To give knowledge of salvation to his people; unto the remission of their sins.
Salvation from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us.
To perform mercy to our fathers, and to remember his holy testa
The oath which he swore to Abraham our father, that he would grant to us.
That, being delivered from the hand of our enemies, we may serve him without fear.
In holiness and justice before him all our days.
Lord, have mercy on us.
. And lead us not in temptation.
Ry. But deliver us from
Through the bowels of the mercy of our God; in which the Orient from on high hath visited us.
To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death; to direct our feet into the way of peace. Glory, &c.
Ant. May the almighty and merciful Lord direct me into the way of peace and prosperity; and may the archangel Raphael accompany me in the way, that I may return home in peace, safety, and joy.