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Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham
under the patronage of Saint John Henry Newman

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Some prayers appropriate for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Prayer to Our Lady of Walsingham

O Mary, recall the solemn moment
when Jesus, your divine Son,
dying on the cross
confided us to your maternal care.

You are our Mother;
we desire ever to remain your devout children.

Let us therefore feel the effects
of your powerful intercession with Jesus Christ.

Make your name again glorious in this place,
once renowned throughout our land
by your visits, favours and many miracles.

Pray, O Holy Mother of God,
for the conversion of England,
restoration of the sick,
consolation for the afflicted,
repentance of sinners,
peace to the departed.

O Blessed Mary, Mother of God,
Our Lady of Walsingham,
intercede for us. Amen

For the canonisation of
Blessed John Henry Newman

God our Father,
you granted to your servant
Blessed John Henry Newman
wonderful gifts of nature and of grace,
that he should be a spiritual light
in the darkness of this world,
an eloquent herald of the Gospel,
and a devoted servant of the one Church of Christ.

With confidence in his heavenly intercession,
we make the following petition:
[here make your petition]

For his insight into the mysteries of the kingdom,
his zealous defence of the teachings of the Church,
and his priestly love for each of your children,
we pray that he may soon
be numbered among the Saints.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Nihil Obstat: Fr Pat McKinney STL
Imprimatur: +Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham
30 March 2010