Memorare

I was reading an article tonight about Mother Teresa and her use of the Memorare as one of her prayers.  I don’t ever remember it when I pray the rosary so I thought I would revisit it tonight.  I am glad I did for all the reasons expressed in it.  My petition – humility, forgiveness and faith.

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine 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.

Amen.
Read more: http://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/prayers/memorare.htm#ixzz1qBUSh26C

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About sisterbernice

I am a practicing Catholic in love with the Lord. Whatever his failings, I recognize the same in our Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI. He serves as one of my great teachers. A truly misunderstood figure, I hope all who have reviled him might actually read him and find their way to God.
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