Together with Mary, Mother of Christ, who stood beneath the cross, we pause beside all the crosses of contemporary man.
We invoke all the saints, who down the centuries in a special way shared in the suffering of Christ. We ask them to support us.
-St. John Paul II
Prayer for the Faithful
May the Strength of God guide us.
May the Power of God preserve us.
May the Wisdom of God instruct us.
May the Hand of God protect us.
May the Way of God direct us.
May the Shield of God defend us.
May the Angels of God guard us.
—Against the snares of the evil one.
May Christ be with us!
May Christ be before us!
May Christ be in us,
Christ be over all!
May Thy Grace, Lord,
Always be ours,
This day, O Lord, and forevermore.