O Mary, conceived without sin,
pray for us who have recourse to thee;
O refuge of sinners, Mother of the dying,
forsake us not at the hour of our death;
obtain for us the grace
of perfect sorrow,
the pardon and remission of our sins,
a worthy receiving of the holy Viaticum,
and the comfort of the Sacrament of Extreme Unction,
in order that we may appear with greater security
before the throne
of the just but merciful Judge,
and our Redeemer.
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O God, I beseech You,
watch over those exposed to the horror of war,
and the spiritual dangers of a soldier's or sailor's life.
Give them such a strong faith
that no human respect may ever lead them to deny it,
nor fear ever to practice it.
By Your grace, O God,
fortify them against the ... continue reading
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