O almighty and eternal God,
Lord of both the living and the dead,
Your tender mercy embraces all men
foreknown to be Yours by faith
and a good
Through the intercession
of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
and of all the saints,
grant Your merciful pardon to all mothers for whom we pray,
whether they still are living in this world
or have departed from this flesh into the world to come.
Especially, dear Lord,
grant the requests I now make of You
for my own beloved mother.
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O Jesus, who hast loved us with such exceeding great love
as to give us the ineffable gift of the Holy Eucharist,
inflame us with a burning zeal to promote Thy glory
by preparing worthily the little children
who are to approach Thy holy table for the first time.
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