12 - At the elevation of the Host

-for a priest to be assigned to St. Irenaeus Chapel-


Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary,
that never was it known 
that anyone who fled to thy protection, 
implored thy help, 
or sought thy intercession, 
was left unaided. 
Inspired by this confidence 
I fly unto thee, 
O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. 
To thee do I come, 
before thee I stand, 
sinful and sorrowful. 
O Mother of the Word Incarnate,
despise not my petitions, 
but in thy mercy hear and answer me. 

St. John Vianney, patron of priests,
St. Therese of Lisieux, patron of missionaries,
St. Pius X, patron of the Society,
St. Irenaeus, patron of the chapel,




Also, knowing that souls do not die, and with the assurance of his baptism and youthful purity, let us ask Maximilian John Pio Gabbard to pray on our behalf in the presence of God. 


While we wait for a priest, let us also: