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O Holy Mother of God,
pray for the priests
your Son has chosen to serve the Church.
Help them by your intercession,
to be holy,
zealous, and chaste.
Make them models of virtue
in the service of God’s people.
Help them to be prayerful in meditations,
effective in preaching,
and enthusiastic in the daily offering of
the holy sacrifice of the Mass.
Help them to administer the sacraments with joy.
— St. Charles Borromeo
The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for August 2017
That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.