O God, the Shepherd and Ruler of all Thy faithful people,
mercifully look upon Thy servant _________,
whom Thou hast chosen as the chief Shepherd
to preside over Thy Church;
grant him, we beseech Thee,
so to edify, both by word and example,
those over whom he hath charge,
that he may attain unto everlasting life,
together with the flock committed unto him.
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The priest delegated by the Ordinary to perform this office should first go to confession or at least elicit an act of contrition, and, if convenient, offer the holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and implore God's help in other fervent prayers. He vests in surplice and purple stole. Having before him the person ... continue reading
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