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August 11, 2019

We come with confidence to You,
O Throne of Grace and Mother of Fair Love.
Inflame us with the same Divine Fire
which has inflamed your own Sorrowful
and Immaculate Heart.
Make our hearts and homes your shrine,
and through us, make the Heart of Jesus,
together with your rule,
triumphant in every heart and home.

August 10, 2019

O Holy Spirit, Divine Spirit of light and love,
I consecrate to You my understanding,
my heart and my will, my whole being for time and for eternity.
May my understanding be always obedient to Your heavenly inspirations
and the teachings of the holy Catholic Church,
of which You are the infallible Guide;

August 9, 2019

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake,
or watch, or weep today,
and give Your Angels and Saints charge over those who sleep.
Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones,
Bless Your dying ones,
Soothe Your suffering ones,
pity Your afflicted ones,
Shield Your joyous ones,
And all for Your love's sake.

Amen.

August 8, 2019

God of Truth You gave Your church a new light
in the life and preaching of our Father Dominic.
Give us the help we need to support
our preaching by holy and simple lives.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ,
your Son, who lives and reigns with You
and the Holy Spirit, God, forever and ever.

Amen.

August 7, 2019

O Virgin most kind,
Mary, Mother of God,
most loving consoler of those in distress,
commend to your Son the souls of the Faithful Departed,
so that, because of your motherly intervention,
they may joyfully arrive in your company
as their longed-for home in heaven.

Amen.

August 6, 2019

Being a stranger in a foreign land wasn’t always easy, in terms of learning and adopting not only the language and local dialect but also the culture. I was thinking about that even before I landed in Fiji.I came to Fiji to serve as a missionary, not knowing about the local lifestyle and not knowing what to expect.

August 6, 2019

At the transfiguration, Father, You showed
Jesus in glory, a glimpse of what His disciples
would see in His risen life.

Bless us in our humanity,
with an awareness of Your presence,
leading us to share in Your divine life
even in our daily struggle.

August 5, 2019

Most Holy Virgin Mary, tender Mother of all,
to fulfill the desires of the Sacred Heart
and the request of the Vicar of your Son on earth,
we consecrate ourselves and our families
to your Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart,
O Queen of the Most Holy Rosary,
and we recommend to you,
all the people of our country
and all the world.

August 4, 2019

O Mary, Mother of Mercy and Refuge of sinners,
we beseech You ,
be pleased to look with pitiful eyes
upon poor heretics and schismatics.
You who are the Seat of Wisdom,
enlighten the minds that are miserably enfolded
in the darkness of ignorance and sin,
that they may clearly know
that the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Roman Church

August 3, 2019

Daughter of Israel,
Glory of all people.
Immaculate Maiden,
Joy of God.
Jesus has given you for our Mother.
You are our Queen,
pure and sinless.
We entrust ourselves to you.
Immaculate Mary.
Faithful one.

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Columban logoThe Columbans are a society of missionaries, including priests and lay people, who minister to people of various cultures as a way of witnessing to the universal love of God.

We go in the name of the Church to announce, by deed and word, the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Missionary Society of St. Columban
P.O. Box 10
St, Columbans, NE 68056
Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984
email: mission@columban.org