Most holy Virgin and Mother,
was pierced by a sword of sorrow
in the Passion of thy Divine Son,
and Who in His glorious Resurrection
wast filled with never-ending joy at His triumph;
obtain for us who call upon thee,
so to be partakers in the adversities of Holy Church
and the sorrows of the Sovereign Pontiff,
as to be found worthy to rejoice with them
in the consolations for which we pray,
in the charity and peace of the same Christ
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O merciful Father, who have wonderfully fashioned man in your own image, and have made his body to be a temple of the Holy Spirit, sanctify, we pray you, our doctors and nurses and all those whom you have called to study and practice the arts of healing the sick and the prevention of disease and pain. ... continue reading
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