Prayer in Time of Pandemic
O Mary, you always brighten our path as a sign of salvation and of hope.
We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who, at the Cross, took
part in Jesus' pain while remaining steadfast in faith.
O loving Mother, you know what we need, and we are confident you will
provide for us as at Cana in Galilee. Intercede for us with your Son Jesus, the Divine Physician,
for those who have fallen ill,
for those who are vulnerable,
and for those who have died.
Intercede also for those charged with protecting the health and safety of
others and for those who are tending to the sick and seeking a cure.
Help us, O Mother of Divine Love, to conform to the will of the Father
and to do as we are told by Jesus, who took upon himself our sufferings
and carried our sorrows, so as to lead us, through the Cross, to the glory
of the Resurrection. Amen.
Under thy protection we seek refuge, O Holy Mother of God. In our
needs, despise not our petitions, but deliver us always from all dangers,
O glorious and blessed Virgin. Amen.
Adapted from the prayer of Pope Francis as printed in the app Laudete