The Step-by-Step

Mission USA Rosary

(Dominica prima Adventus - Adventus Domini - Festum Sancti Andrea apostoli)


"Each day recite the prayer of the Rosary"

(Our Lady of Akita, on October 13, 1973)


GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

MYSTERIUM GAUDIÓSA


- Daily Rosary Through the Season of Advent -

Penance, preparation, and sacrifice



"The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ,

Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way:

The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Make ready the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. 

It was John who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins."

(Mark 1:1-10).

THE ARMOR OF GOD

Eph. 6:10-18


Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the might of his strength. Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil;

for we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the authorities, against the world rulers of this darkness, against bands of wicked spirits in the heavenly regions.

Wherefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having wrought out all things, to stand.


Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having your feet shod with the readiness of the gospel of peace; over all taking up the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. 

And receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; through every prayer and supplication, praying at every season in spirit, and in it being watchful in all perseverance and supplication for all the saints,


Prayer for Protection

We always commence our Rosary prayers with the Archangel St. Michael prayer

for protection of our Rosary prayer and intentions.

Detail: Defeat of Sennacherib. Frans de Francken, t.Y.

(2 Kings 32: 20-21; Isaiah 37:36-37). Princely Collection, GE747. Used with Permission.

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen


+ In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen

Saint Michael the Archangel,
defend us in battle.
Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host -
by the Divine Power of God -
cast into hell, satan and all the evil spirits,
who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls.

Amen

Sancte Michael Archángele,

defénde nos in prœlio;

contra nequítiam et insídias diáboli esto præsídium.

Imperet illi Deus, súpplices deprecámur;

tuque, Princeps militiae cæléstis, Sátanam aliósque spíritus malignos,

qui ad perditiónem animárum pervagántur in mundo,

divina virtúte in inférnum detrúde.

Ámen

Pray with a sincere soul, with a pure heart, in the certainty of being heard and answered.


Ask her – she who is the Help of Christians, Auxilium Christianorum

 – to defeat the forces of the Enemy;


Ask her – she who is terrible as an army set in battle array (Song 6:10)

– to grant the victory to the forces of Good and

to inflict a humiliating defeat on the forces of Evil.


Pray with the certainty of Our Lord’s promise:

“Ask and it shall be given unto you, seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened unto you

(Lk 11:9)

PRAYERS TO St. JOSEPH

Patron Saint of Universal Church. 

Patron Saint of Fathers, -Families and Married People. 

Head of the Holy Family and Terror of Demons.


(Oratio ad sanctum Josephum, Original prayer: Leo XIII, Quamquam Pluries. 15 aug. 1889 )

The Dream of St Joseph, Jan Luyken, Pieter Mortier, 1703. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

Defend O most watchful guardian of the Holy family, The chosen offspring of Jesus Christ. Keep from us, O most loving Father, all blight of error and corruption. Aid us from on high, most valiant defender, In this conflict with the powers of darkness, and even as of old, You did rescue the Child Jesus from the peril of His life, So now defend God's Holy Church from the snares of the enemy and from all adversity. Shield us ever under your patronage, that, following your example and strengthened by your help, we may live a holy life, die a happy death, and attain everlasting bliss in Heaven.

Amen

- OPTIONAL PRAYER FOR PROTECTION -

SAINT PATRICK’S LORICA 


I arise today
Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity,
Through belief in the Threeness,
Through confession of the Oneness
of the Creator of creation.


I arise today
Through the strength of Christ’s birth with His baptism,
Through the strength of His crucifixion with His burial,
Through the strength of His resurrection with His ascension,
Through the strength of His descent for the judgment of doom.


I arise today
Through the strength of the love of cherubim,
In the obedience of angels,
In the service of archangels,
In the hope of resurrection to meet with reward,
In the prayers of patriarchs,
In the predictions of prophets,
In the preaching of apostles,
In the faith of confessors,
In the innocence of holy virgins,
In the deeds of righteous men.


I arise today, through
The strength of heaven,
The light of the sun,
The radiance of the moon,
The splendor of fire,
The speed of lightning,
The swiftness of wind,
The depth of the sea,
The stability of the earth,
The firmness of rock.


I arise today, through
God’s strength to pilot me,
God’s might to uphold me,
God’s wisdom to guide me,
God’s eye to look before me,
God’s ear to hear me,
God’s word to speak for me,
God’s hand to guard me,
God’s shield to protect me,
God’s host to save me
From snares of devils,
From temptation of vices,
From everyone who shall wish me ill,
afar and near.


I summon today
All these powers between me and those evils,
Against every cruel and merciless power
that may oppose my body and soul,
Against incantations of false prophets,
Against black laws of pagandom,
Against false laws of heretics,
Against craft of idolatry,
Against spells of witches and smiths and wizards,
Against every knowledge that corrupts man’s body and soul;
Christ to shield me today
Against poison, against burning,
Against drowning, against wounding,
So that there may come to me an abundance of reward.


Christ with me,
Christ before me,
Christ behind me,
Christ in me,
Christ beneath me,
Christ above me,
Christ on my right,
Christ on my left,
Christ when I lie down,
Christ when I sit down,
Christ when I arise,
Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me,
Christ in the mouth of everyone who speaks of me,
Christ in every eye that sees me,
Christ in every ear that hears me.

Detail: Flight To Egypt, Jacob Jordeans.1652. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

Copy. Madonna with Vetch Flower, Meister Wilhelm von Köln.

The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00013. Used with Permission.

A PRAYER AGAINST THE PERSECUTORS OF THE HOLY MOTHER CHURCH

Raccolta #718

Graciously hear the prayers of Thy Church, we beseech Thee, O Lord

that her enemies and all heresies may be brought to naught,

and that she may serve Thee in perfect security and freedom.

Through Christ our Lord. 

Amen

Ecclésiæ tuæ, quæsumus, Dómine, preces placátus admítte: ut, destrúctis adversitátibus et erróribus univérsis, secúra tibi sérviat libertate.

Per Christum Dóminum nostrum.  

Amen


MEMORARE - PRAYER TO MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

Memorare, Coeleste Palmetum 1866

 

REMEMBER, O most gracious Virgin Mary,

that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection,

implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left unaided.

Inspired with this confidence,

I fly to thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother; to thee do I come;

before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful.

O Mother of the Word Incarnate,

despise not my petitions,

but in thy mercy hear and answer me.

Amen

MEMORARE, O piissima Virgo Maria, non esse auditum a saeculo,

quemquam ad tua currentem praesidia, tua implorantem auxilia,

tua petentem suffragia, esse derelictum.

Ego tali animatus confidentia,

ad te, Virgo Virginum, Mater, curro, ad te venio, coram te gemens peccator assisto.

Noli, Mater Verbi, verba mea despicere; sed audi propitia et exaudi.

Amen.


Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation!


The Raccolta, Pope Pius XI, 1852.

Blessed Jacinta Marto of Fatima, 1917

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PREPETATORY PENITENCE PRAYERS

before the St. John the Baptist's Advent Fast & Penitence Rosary

as an examination of conscience


- OPTIONAL -

ACT of CONTRITION

Actus Contritionis

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins, because of Thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, who art all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve with the help of Thy grace, henceforth to sin no more and avoid the next occasion to sin.

Amen

Deus meus, ex toto corde pænitet me omnium meorum peccatorum,

eaque detestor, quia peccando, non solum pœnas a Te iuste statutas promeritus sum, sed præsertim quia offendi Te, summum bonum, ac dignum qui super omnia diligaris.

Ideo firmiter propono, adiuvante gratia Tua, de cetero me non peccaturum peccandique occasiones proximas fugiturum.

Amen

CONFITEOR

I confess to almighty God, to blessed Mary ever Virgin, to blessed Michael the archangel, to blessed John the Baptist, to the holy apostles Peter and Paul, to all the saints, and to thee, father that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed,


through my fault,    through my fault,    through my most grievous fault.


Therefore, I beseech blessed Mary ever Virgin, blessed Michael the archangel, blessed John the Baptist, the holy apostles Peter and Paul, all the saints, and thee father to pray for me to the Lord our God.

Amen


Confiteor Deo omnipotenti,

beatae Mariae semper Virgini, beato Michaeli Archangelo,

beato Joanni Baptistae, sanctis Apostolis Petro et Paulo, omnibus Sanctis, et tibi pater, quia peccavi nimis cogitatione, verbo et opere:


mea culpa,    mea culpa,    mea maxima culpa  


Ideo precor beatam Mariam semper Virginem, beatum Michaelem Archangelum, beatum Joannem Baptistam, sanctos Apostolos Petrum et Paulum, omnes Sanctos, et te, pater orare pro me ad Dominum Deum nostrum.

Amen.

MY GOD, I BELIEVE IN THEE

Deus meus credo in te

#29. Pious Exercise of the Christian Acts, Raccolta, Pope Leo XIII, 1885.


My God I believe in Thee, I hope in Thee, I love Thee above all things

with all my soul, with all my heart and with all my strength;

I love Thee because Thou art infinitely good and worthy of being loved; and because I love Thee,

I repent with all my heart of having offended Thee;

have mercy on me, a sinner.

Amen


Deus meus credo in te, spero in te, amo te super omnia ex tota anima mea, ex toto corde meo, ex totis viribus meis: amo te quia es infinite bonus et dignus qui ameris; et quia amo te, me paeitet ex toto corde te offendisse: miserere mihi peccatori.

Amen.

"with contrite heart and devotion"

The Raccolta, ed. 1910., #49


I adore thee at every moment, O living bread of heaven, great sacrament!

Jesus, heart of Mary, I pray you , bless my soul. Holiest Jesus, my Saviour,

I give thee my heart.

Amen


Optional:

Prayer to the Eucharistic Heart.

For daily recitation and half- hour’s adoration once a week. I, II.

The Raccolta, ed. 1910. #170. Leo XIII, Br. June 2, 1902 .


O EUCHARISTIC Heart, O sovereign love of our LORD JESUS, who hast instituted the august Sacrament, in order to dwell here below with us and to give to our souls thy Flesh as food and thy Blood as drink, we confidently trust, O LORD JESUS, in the supreme love which instituted the most holy Eucharist; and here, in the presence of this Victim, it is just that we should adore, confess, and exalt this love, as the great store-house of the life of thy Church.

This love is an urgent invitation for us, as though Thou didst say to us: "See how I love you! giving you my Flesh as food, and my Blood as drink; I desire by this union to excite your charity, I desire to unite you to myself, I desire to effect the transformation of your souls into my crucified Self, I who am the Bread of eternal life.


Give me then your hearts, live in my life, and you shall live in GOD." We recognise, O LORD, that such is the appeal of thy Eucharistic Heart, and we thank Thee for it, and we desire earnestly to respond to it. Grant us the grace to be keenly alive to this supreme love, with which, before thy Passion, Thou didst invite us to receive and feed upon thy sacred Body. Print deeply on our souls the firm determination to respond faithfully to this invitation.


Give us devotion and reverence whereby we may honour and receive worthily the gift of thy supreme love, and of thy Eucharistic Heart. Grant that we may thus be able, with thy grace, to celebrate profitably the remembrance of thy Passion, to make reparation for our offences and our coldness, to nourish and increase our love for Thee, and to keep ever living within our hearts this seed of a blessed immortality.

Amen.

OFFERING PRAYER before the Rosary:

 

 

Eternal Father, I offer you this Rosary,

by Marie Immaculate Heart in union with her Son,

Jesus Christ's precious blood,

as thanksgiving for all your good deeds,

according to Jesus' Sacred Heart intentions;

for all grace and blessing that will

make us close this beloved Heart

in life, in death, in time and eternity;

for the sick; the dying;

for the conversion of sinners and for the souls in Purgatory;

for those who have asked for our prayers

and we are obliged to ask for and the family's intentions,

to You, God, may all lead to your greater honour

and glory and a glorious death for us all.

Amen


INTENTIONS of the ROSARY

(free to add any intentions)


 

We offer this Rosary intentions and prayers for UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and its people . Let Your Divine virtues; Faith, Hope and Love shine through the darkness!


We commit an act of spiritual works of mercy to pray for:


All Souls in Purgatory

due to death during the Pandemic, and infected with the corona virus.


All Holy Souls

and 

All Souls who have given their lives for our freedom.


Requiem æternam dona eis Domine

- Et lux perpetua luceat eis -

Requiescant in pace

Amen



We pray for reparation of the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


We pray for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Queen of the Holy Rosary, who vanquishes all heresy as we pray for the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary!


We pray for the intercession of St. Joseph, Patron Saint of Universal Church and Terror of Demons to protect Our Mother Church.


We pray for protection of our cardinals, bishops and priests and we pray for priestly vocation.


The Immaculata prayer

by St. Maximilian Kolbe


Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God

that we may be worthy of the promises of Christ.

O Immaculata, Queen of Heaven and earth,

I renew my consecration to you for this day and for always,

so that you might use me

for the coming of the Kingdom of Jesus in the whole world.

To this end I offer you

all my prayers, actions and sacrifices of this day.

Amen

Detail: Vision of St Augustinus, Pieter de Jode, c. 1660..

The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00144. Used with Permission.

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NOW THE HOLY ROSARY COMMENCE

Detail: Our Lady of Rosary, Unknown. Seville School. ca. 1760.

The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00011. Used with Permission.

On the Crucifix of Rosary:

One begins by holding the Crucifix of the Holy Rosary,

kiss it,

do the sign of the Cross/Signum Crucis and pray:

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen


+ In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen

Thereafter (still at the Cross) pray the Apostles' Creed.

I believe in God, the Father Almighty,

Creator of heaven and earth.

And in Jesus Christ,

His only Son, our Lord,

                                       Bow /kneel

who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,

born of the Virgin Mary,

                                    end of bow/kneel

suffered under Pontius Pilate,

was crucified, died, and was buried.

He descended into hell;

on the third day He rose again

from the dead;

He ascended into heaven,

and is seated at the right hand of God

the Father almighty,

from there He shall come to judge

the living and the dead.

                                

I believe

in the Holy Spirit,

the Holy Catholic Church,

the Communion of Saints,

the forgiveness of sins,

the resurrection of the body

and life everlasting.    

Amen


Credo in Deum Patrem omnipotentem,

Creatorem coeli et terrae.

Et in Jesum Christum,

Filium ejus unicum, Dominum nostrum,

Genu flectere/ cruci genuflexione

qui conceptus est de Spiritu Sancto,

natus ex Maria virgine,

Genu flectere finis

passus sub Pontio Pilato,

crucifixus, mortuus, et sepultus,

descendit ad infernos,

tertia die resurrexit a mortuis,

ascendit ad coelos,

sedet ad dexteram Dei Patris omnipotentis,

inde venturus est judicare vivos et mortuos.

 

Credo

in Spiritum Sanctum,

sanctam ecclesiam catholicam,

sanctorum communionem,

remissionem peccatorum,

carnis resurrectionem

et vitam aeternam.              

Amen

Christ descended into Hell, Johannes Sadeler, 1579. The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00078. Used with Permission.

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At the First Pearl after the Cross


Our Father  

Detail: Annunciation to the Shepherds, Rembrandt, 1634. The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00125. Used with Permission.

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Hail Mary     (at the Three Cluster Pearls)   (Pearl 2-4)

which stands for the Divine Virtues Faith, Hope and Love 

Hail Mary


Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

who increases our Faith


Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

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Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

who increases our Hope


Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

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Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

who increases our Love


Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

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Ave Maria

(Fides, Spes et Caritas)

in Fides

Ave Maria, gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen



in Spes

Ave Maria, gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen



in Caritas

Ave Maria, gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (Single Pearl right Before the Connectiong Medallion)   (Pearl 5).

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen


Next Step is the Connecting Centerpiece (Medallion)

and

the Glorious Mysteries

Mysterium Gloriósa

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Announce (on Medallion)

The First Glorious mystery - primum mysterium Gloriósa


The Resurrection of Jesus Christ - Resurréctio

Mark 16:1-8


(We do the Sign of the Cross in    Faith,   Hope   and   Love    which both opens and closes the sequence of prayer)

And when the sabbath had passed, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, that they might come and anoint him. Very early on the first of the week they came to the sepulcher, the sun having risen.


And they said among themselves:

Who shall roll away for us the stone from the door of the sepulcher?


And looking up they see that the stone had been rolled away; for it was very great. They entered the sepulcher and saw a young man, sitting at the right side, clothed in a white robe; and they were amazed. He says to them:

“Be not amazed.

You seek Jesus the Nazarene who was crucified;

he has risen, he is not here: see the place where they laid him.”


And going out they fled from the sepulcher; for trembling and astonishment had seized them; and they said nothing to any one, for they were afraid.

Angel by the Tomb, Jan Luyken, 1700. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

(still on the medallion)

3rd apparition of our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917: “When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery: “

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,

save us from the fires of hell,

and lead all souls to Heaven,

especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

Amen

After each Mystery follows a short moment of silence to contemplate over the Mystery.“

"keep me company for 15 minutes while meditating on the 5 mysteries of the rosary, with the intention of making reparation to me.”

Our Lady of Fatima's apparition on Dec. 10, 1925.

Our Father (still on the single Pearl, soon moving along the Chain towards the ten Pearls)

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Let’s Pray 10 Hail Mary for the intentions

Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

Ave Maria,

gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (on the Chain right before the Single Pearl) 

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen

Miraculous Medal Prayer:

St. Maximilian Kolbe


O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee,

and for all those who do not have recourse to Thee,

especially the Freemasons and for those who are recommended to Thee.

Amen.


Detail: Credo...et vitam aeternam, Johann Sadeler, The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00085. Used with Permission.

Announce on single Pearl

The Second Glorious mystery - secundum mysterium Gloriósa


The Ascension of Jesus to Heaven - Asénsio

Acts 1:6-12


(We do the Sign of the Cross in    Faith,   Hope   and   Love    which both opens and closes the sequence of prayer)

 In So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has fixed by his own authority.


“you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you,

and you shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem and to the end of the earth.”


And when he had said these things, as they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, 


”why stand looking towards heaven?

This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven,

shall so come in like manner as you saw him go into heaven.”

Detail: Transfiguration of Christ,Master of Die, ca. 1550. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

(still on the medallion)

3rd apparition of our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917: “When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery: “

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,

save us from the fires of hell,

and lead all souls to Heaven,

especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

Amen

After each Mystery follows a short moment of silence to contemplate over the Mystery.“

"keep me company for 15 minutes while meditating on the 5 mysteries of the rosary, with the intention of making reparation to me.”

Our Lady of Fatima's apparition on Dec. 10, 1925.

Our Father (still on the single Pearl, soon moving along the Chain towards the ten Pearls)

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Let’s Pray 10 Hail Mary for the intentions

Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

Ave Maria,

gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (on the Chain right before the Single Pearl) 

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen

Miraculous Medal Prayer:

St. Maximilian Kolbe


O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee,

and for all those who do not have recourse to Thee,

especially the Freemasons and for those who are recommended to Thee.

Amen.


Detail: Resurrection, Johann Sadeler, 1579. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

Announce on single Pearl

The Third Glorious mystery - tertium mysterium Gloriósa


The Descent of the Holy Ghost - Descénsus Spiritus Sancti

Acts 2:1-12


(We do the Sign of the Cross in    Faith,   Hope   and   Love    which both opens and closes the sequence of prayer)

And when the day of Pentecost had fully come, the disciples were all together at the same time.


And suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of a rushing, violent blast, and filled the whole house where they were sitting; and there appeared to them tongues like fire distributing themselves, and it sat on each one of them; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.


All were astonished, saying:

”And how hear we, each one in our own language?

How hear we them speaking in our own tongues,

the mighty works of God?


… What can this be?”


Pentecost, Johann Sadeler.  The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

(still on the medallion)

3rd apparition of our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917: “When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery: “

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,

save us from the fires of hell,

and lead all souls to Heaven,

especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

Amen

After each Mystery follows a short moment of silence to contemplate over the Mystery.“

"keep me company for 15 minutes while meditating on the 5 mysteries of the rosary, with the intention of making reparation to me.”

Our Lady of Fatima's apparition on Dec. 10, 1925

Our Father (still on the single Pearl, soon moving along the Chain towards the ten Pearls)

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Let’s Pray 10 Hail Mary for the intentions

Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

Ave Maria,

gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (on the Chain right before the Single Pearl) 

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen

Miraculous Medal Prayer:

St. Maximilian Kolbe


O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee,

and for all those who do not have recourse to Thee,

especially the Freemasons and for those who are recommended to Thee.

Amen.


Holy Family and Crush of Serpent, Rembrandt. 1654. The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00045. Used with Permission.

Announce on single Pearl

The Fourth Glorious mystery - quartum mysterium Gloriósa


The Assumption of Mary into Heaven - Asúmptio

1 Thess 4:13-18


(We do the Sign of the Cross in    Faith,   Hope   and   Love    which both opens and closes the sequence of prayer)

The Assumption of Virgin,  Peter Paul Rubens, 1637. Princely Collection, G80.. Used with Permission.

But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those that have fallen asleep, that you sorrow not as the rest also who have no hope.


For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again,

so also those that have fallen asleep, will God through Jesus bring with him. …

the Lord himself, with a shout, with the voice of the archangel,

and with the trumpet of God, shall descend from heaven,

and the dead in Christ shall arise first …

to meet the Lord in the air. so shall we always be with the Lord.


So then comfort one another in these words.

(still on the medallion)

3rd apparition of our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917: “When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery: “

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,

save us from the fires of hell,

and lead all souls to Heaven,

especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

Amen

After each Mystery follows a short moment of silence to contemplate over the Mystery.“

"keep me company for 15 minutes while meditating on the 5 mysteries of the rosary, with the intention of making reparation to me.”

Our Lady of Fatima's apparition on Dec. 10, 1925.

Our Father (still on the single Pearl, soon moving along the Chain towards the ten Pearls)

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Let’s Pray 10 Hail Mary for the intentions

Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

Ave Maria,

gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (on the Chain right before the Single Pearl) 

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen

Miraculous Medal Prayer:

St. Maximilian Kolbe


O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee,

and for all those who do not have recourse to Thee,

especially the Freemasons and for those who are recommended to Thee.

Amen.


Holy Family Crushing Serpent, Rembrandt, ca. 1654. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

Announce on single Pearl

The Fifth Glorious mystery - quintum mysterium Gloriósa


Mary is Crowned Queen of Heaven - Coronátio in Caelo

Rev. 12:1, 14:1-5, Isa 6:3


(We do the Sign of the Cross in    Faith,   Hope   and   Love    which both opens and closes the sequence of prayer)

And a great sign appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;


And I heard a voice from heaven like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of loud thunder; and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps.


And they sung a new song before the throne, and before the four living creatures, and the elders; and no one was able to learn the song, …


And in their mouth was found no guile;

for they are blameless.


And one called to another and said:

“Holy, holy, holy

is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of his glory.”


Our Lady of Guadalupe, Lucas van Leyden, 1523.

The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

(still on the medallion)

3rd apparition of our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917: “When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery: “

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins,

save us from the fires of hell,

and lead all souls to Heaven,

especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

Amen

After each Mystery follows a short moment of silence to contemplate over the Mystery.“

"keep me company for 15 minutes while meditating on the 5 mysteries of the rosary, with the intention of making reparation to me.”

Our Lady of Fatima's apparition on Dec. 10, 1925.

Our Father (still on the single Pearl, soon moving along the Chain towards the ten Pearls)

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done

on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis:

sanctificetur Nomen Tuum;

adveniat Regnum Tuum;

fiat voluntas Tua,

sicut in caelo, et in terra.            

Panem nostrum cotidianum da nobis hodie;

et dimitte nobis debita nostra,

Sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;

et ne nos inducas in tentationem;

sed libera nos a malo.

Amen

Let’s Pray 10 Hail Mary for the intentions

Hail Mary, full of grace, 

the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women

and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners,

now and at the hour of our death.

Amen

Ave Maria,

gratia plena;

Dominus tecum:

benedicta tu in mulieribus,

et benedictus fructus ventris tui Iesus.

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,

ora pro nobis peccatoribus,

nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen

Doxology     (on the Chain right before the Single Pearl) 

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,

As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen

Miraculous Medal Prayer:

St. Maximilian Kolbe


O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee,

and for all those who do not have recourse to Thee,

especially the Freemasons and for those who are recommended to Thee.

Amen.


Disciples at Holy Mother after Pentecost, Unknown artist. The Art of Christianity Collection. Used with Permission.

Concluding Rosary Prayer of the wreath of the Rosary,

right before the Connecting Medallion.

Oratio ad Finem Rosarii Dicenda

Detail:: Virgin with Child, Schelte Adamsz Bolswert, after Rubens, c. 1650.  The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00036. Used with Permission.

O God, whose only begotten Son,

by His life, death, and resurrection,

has purchased for us the rewards of eternal salvation.

Grant, we beseech Thee: that while meditating on these mysteries

of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary,

that we may imitate what they contain and obtain what they promise, 

through Christ our Lord.

Amen

Déus, cújus Unigénitus per vítam,

mortem, et resurrectiónem súam nóbis salútis ætérnæ præmia comparávit:

concéde, quæsumus: ut hæc mystéria sacratíssimo beátæ Maríæ Vírginis Rosário recoléntes,

et imitémur quod cóntinent, et quod promíttunt, assequámur.

Per eúndem Chrístum Dóminum nóstrum.

Amen

Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Jonas Umbach, ca. 1665.

The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00009. Used with Permission.

AT THE CONNECTING MEDALLION


THE LEONINE PRAYERS


The Rosary is a perfect wreath. It gives us Hope!  You have now reached the connecting medallion where we through our Hymn, Salve Regina, unite the intentions and prayers.

The Leonine prayers are an add-on, as requested by Pope Leo XIII in trouble times for protection of the Church in 1884.

It starts starts with 3 x Ave Maria, followed by the hymn Salve Regina, and the prayer to the Archangel St. Michael (added in 1886).

Pope Pius XI decreed, in 1930, that these prayers continue to be prayed for the freedom of the Church.

Pope Francis I encouraged, on Sept. 27, 2020, the devotion to St. Michael the Archangel.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen


Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen


Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee,

blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus

Holy Mary, Mother of God,

pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen


Madonna Immaculata, Martin Johann Schmid, 1764.

The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00071. Used with Permission.

Hail, holy Queen,

Mother of Mercy,
our life, our sweetness, and our hope!
To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve;
to thee do we send up our sighs,
mourning and weeping in the valley of tears.
Turn, then, most gracious Advocate,
thine eyes of mercy toward us;
and after this our exile show unto us
the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus;
O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.

Salve Regina,

Mater misericórdiae.

Vita, dulcedo et spes nostra, salve.

Ad te clamámus, éxsules fílii Evae.

Ad te suspirámus geméntes et flentes in hac lacrimárum valle.

Eia ergo, advocáta nostra, illos tuos misericórdes óculos ad nos convérte.

Et Iesum, benedíctum fructum ventris tui, nobis, post hoc exsílium, osténde.

O clémens,

O pia,

O dulcis Virgo Maria!

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God,

V.  Ora pro nobis, sancta Dei Génitrix. 


R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

R.  Ut digni efficiámur promissionibus Christi.

Let us pray:
O God, our refuge and our strength, look down with mercy upon the people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of Saint Joseph her spouse, of the blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, in Thy mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of the Holy Mother the Church. Through the same Christ Our Lord.

Amen


Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.

Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.

May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;

and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host –

by the Divine Power of God –

cast into hell, Satan and all the evil spirits,

who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls

Amen

Orémus:

Deus refúgium nostrum et virtus, pópulum ad te clamántem propítius réspice; et intercedénte gloriósa et immaculáta Vírgine Dei Genitríce Maria, cum beáto Ioseph, eius Sponso, ac beátis Apóstolis tuis Petro et Paulo, et ómnibus Sanctis, quas pro conversióne peccatórum, pro libertáte et exaltatióne sanctæ Matris Ecclésiæ, preces effúndimus, miséricors et benígnus exáudi. Per eúmdem Christum Dóminum nostrum.
R. Amen


Sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in proelio,

contra nequitiam et insidias diaboli esto praesidium.

Imperet illi Deus, supplices deprecamur:

tuque, Princeps militiae caelestis,

Satanam aliosque spiritus malignos,

qui ad perditionem animarum pervagantur in mundo,

divina virtute, in infernum detrude.

Amen

V. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

R. Cor Jesu sacratissimum.

R. Have mercy on us.

R. Miserére nobis. 


V. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

R. Cor Jesu sacratissimum.

R. Have mercy on us.

R. Miserére nobis. 


V. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

R. Cor Jesu sacratissimum.

R. Have mercy on us.

R. Miserére nobis. 

AT THE CROSS OF THE ROSARY


- LET US UNITE AGAINST EVIL -

at the foot of the Cross


Detail: Deposition of Christ, Rembrandt. ca. 1633. The Art of Christianity Collection, AP00026. Used with Permission.

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen


+ In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen

Let's pray (for our Shepherds):


In the Name of Jesus Christ, our God and Lord, strengthened by the intercession of the Immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of Blessed Michael the Archangel, of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul and all the Saints, we confidently undertake to repulse the attacks and deceits of the devil.

 

O God, our refuge and our strength, look down with mercy upon the people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of Saint Joseph her spouse, of the blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, in Thy mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of the Holy Mother the Church. Through the same Christ Our Lord. Amen


O Jesus, this is for love of You, for the conversion of sinners, for the Holy Father and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


O Holy Mother of Priests, protect all priests from the dangers of their holy profession and lead the stray cardinals, bishops and priests who have failed their sublime vocation, with your kind motherly hand, back to the good shepherd! Amen



Let us pray for our Holy Father – Pope Francis I - and his eternal soul and pray for the Popes Raccolta intentions:

May the Lord preserve him and give him life and make him to be blessed upon the earth and deliver him not up to the will of his enemies.


May Thy hand be upon Thine holy servant and upon Thy son whom Thou hast anoited.


Lord Jesus, shelter our Holy Father the Pope under the protection of Thy Sacred Heart.

Be Thou his light, his strength and his consolation.

Amen



+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen


+ In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen



The jubilee Year (2021) of St Joseph - patron of the Universal Church, pray for us.


The extended jubilee Year (2021) of Our Lady of Loreto, pray for us.


Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, patron saint of USA, pray for us.


Our Lady of Guadalupe, patron saint of America, pray for us.


V. May the Divine assistance remain always with us.

R. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through your mercy, O God, rest in peace.

 


LITANY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

- Litany of Loreto -

- Prepare the way for the Lord -

originally approved in 1587 by Pope Sixtus V


Lord, have mercy on us.
R. Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, have mercy on us.

R. Christ, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
R. Christ, graciously hear u.


GOD the FATHER of heaven,   

R. have mercy on us.
GOD the SON, REDEEMER of the world,   

R. have mercy on us.
GOD the HOLY GHOST,   

R. have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one GOD,   

R. have mercy on us.


Holy Mary,   

R. pray for us.

Holy Mother of God, 

R. pray for us.

Holy Virgin of Virgins

R. pray for us.


Mother of Christ, 

R. pray for us.

Mother of Divine Grace, 

R. pray for us.

Mother most Pure, 

R. pray for us.

Mother most Chaste, 

R. pray for us.

Mother Inviolate,  

R. pray for us.

Mother Undefiled,

R. pray for us.

Mother most Amiable, 

R. pray for us.

Mother most Admirable,

R. pray for us.

Mother of good Counsel, 

R. pray for us.

Mother of our Creator, 

R. pray for us.

Mother of our Savior,

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Prudent,

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Venerable, 

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Renowned, 

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Powerful, 

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Merciful, 

R. pray for us.

Virgin most Faithful,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Mirror of Justice, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Seat of Wisdom, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Cause of our Joy, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Spiritual Vessel,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Vessel of Honor,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Singular Vessel of Devotion,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Mystical Rose,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Tower of David, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Tower of Ivory, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, House of Gold, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Ark of the Covenant,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Gate of Heaven, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Morning Star, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Health of the Sick, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Refuge of Sinners, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Comforter of the Afflicted, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Help of Christians,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Angels, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Patriarchs, 

R. pray for us.
Mary, Queen of Prophets,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Apostles, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Martyrs, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Confessors,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Virgins,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of all Saints,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen conceived without Original Sin, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen assumed into Heaven,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of the most Holy Rosary,

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of the Family, 

R. pray for us.

Mary, Queen of Peace,   

R. pray for us.


Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,  

R. spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,

R. graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,

R. have mercy on us.


V.   Pray for us,
O glorious St. John the Baptist,

R.   That we may be made worth of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray:

Grant, we beg Thee, O Lord God, that we Thy servants,

may enjoy lasting health of mind and body,

and by the glorious intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin,

be delivered from present sorrow and enter into the joy of eternal happiness.

Through Christ our Lord.

R. Amen

Saint Michael the Archangel,
defend us in battle.
Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host -
by the Divine Power of God -
cast into hell, satan and all the evil spirits,
who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls.

Amen

Sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in proelio,

contra nequitiam et insidias diaboli esto praesidium.

Imperet illi Deus, supplices deprecamur:

tuque, Princeps militiae caelestis,

Satanam aliosque spiritus malignos,

qui ad perditionem animarum pervagantur in mundo,

divina virtute, in infernum detrude.

Amen

St. Michael, unknown master. 15th C.

Princely Collection. GE01369.  Used with Permission.

Pray for us with St. Michael the Archangel and all the powers of Heaven and the Saints before thy Most Holy and Beloved Son, the Lord and Master,

that we are protected from evil.



The jubilee Year (2021) of St Joseph - patron of the Universal Church, pray for us.


The extended jubilee Year (2021) of Our Lady of Loreto, pray for us.




+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen


+ In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti, Amen 

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(Mt 11:12)

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