O Holy Angel, attendant of my wretched soul
and of mine afflicted life, forsake me not, a sinner, neither depart from me for mine inconstancy. Give no place to the evil demon
to subdue me with the oppression of this mortal body; but take me by my wretched and outstretched hand, and lead me in the way of salvation. Yea, O holy Angel
of God, the guardian and protector of my hapless soul
and body, forgive me all things whatsoever wherewith I have troubled thee, all the days of my life, and if I have sinned in anything this day. Shelter me in this present night, and keep me from every affront of the enemy, lest I anger God
by any sin; and intercede with the Lord
in my behalf, that He might strengthen me in the fear of Him, and make me a worthy servant of His goodness. Amen.
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Good night, my Guardian Angel,
The day has sped away;
Well spent or ill, its story
Is written down for aye.
And now, of God's kind Providence,
Thou image pure and bright,
Watch over me while I'm sleeping.
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