FOR THE PAPAL VISITTo be prayed
Before the Post Communion Prayer of Every Mass
From August!, 2014 until January 14, 2015
God of mercy and compassion, we come to you in
our need and lift up to you our nation as we prepare for
the apostolic visit of Pope Francis.
After every invocation we say together:
Bless your Church Lord!
That we may be faithful to the Pope, the Vicar of Christ
on earth. (R)
That we may be eager to meet and listen to Pope Francis (R)
That we may be compassionate with the poor and the needy. (R)
That we may be merciful with the weak and the lost. (R)
That we may humbly confess our sins and return to God. (R)
That we may frequently and devoutly receive Holy Communion (R)
Priest: Let us pray
God our Father, we are all your children. Make of us a nation
of mercy and compassion eager to meet Pope Francis.
Make us a nation of holiness and heroism through Christ our Lord.