Prayers

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Orações para a Bem-Aventurada Maria Ângela

10 de outubro – Festa da Bem-Aventurada Maria Ângela Truszkowska, Virgem e Fundadora

Canticle of Zechariah
Antiphon: Teach me to do your will, for you are my God.

Canticle of Mary
Antiphon: My God, let it be done to me according to your will.

Prayer
God our Father,
you graced Blessed Mary Angela
with living faith and boundless love
which she manifested in complete surrender to your divine will.
By her prayers and witness may we strive to seek, to accept,
and to fulfill your will in all circumstances of our lives.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Litany of Blessed Mary Angela

Praise to you, God, our Creator.
All praise, and glory and thanksgiving.

Praise to you, Jesus, our Savior.
All praise, and glory and thanksgiving.

Praise to you, Spirit of Love.
All praise, and glory and thanksgiving.

*Response: Pray for Us …

Blessed Mary Angela, …
Lover of God’s Will, …
Lover of Jesus in the Eucharist, …
Lover of Mary, …
Lover of the Gospel, …
Lover of Christ’s Body, the Church, …
Lover of beauty and learning, …
Lover of your native land, …
Devoted daughter and sister, …
Faithful follower of Francis, …
Spiritual Mother, …

* Response: Inspire Us …
Servant of the needy, …
Guardian of family life, …
Enlightened woman of your day, …
Dedicated advocate of the poor, …
Compassionate caregiver, …
Pioneer religious woman, …
Woman of faith and prayer, …
Woman of mercy, ….
Woman of vision and courage, …
Woman of contemplation and action, …
Woman of wisdom and understanding, …
Model of self-denial, …
Model of reparation, …
Model of humility, …
Model of simple living, …
Model of perseverance, …

Angela, you were moved by the plight of neglected children, women, the sick, the homeless, the aged, the illiterate, immigrants, victims of war, and all who did not know the love and mercy of God, Pray for these people in our world today.

Canticle of Zechariah
Antiphon: Teach me to do your will, for you are my God.

Canticle of Mary
Antiphon: My God, let it be done to me according to your will.

Prayer
God our Father,
you graced Blessed Mary Angela
with living faith and boundless love
which she manifested in complete surrender to your divine will.
By her prayers and witness may we strive to seek, to accept,
and to fulfill your will in all circumstances of our lives.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Angela, you suffered from government opposition and political oppression,
Pray for all enduring the same today.

Angela, you bore the cross of severe deafness for many years,
Pray for the deaf and all who are physically impaired.

Angela, you knew feelings of depression, darkness of soul, and abandonment by God,
Pray for those suffering emotionally and spiritually.

Angela, you were sensitive to the weaknesses of human nature,
Pray for those struggling in their commitments to God and others.

Angela, you patiently waited many years for the Church’s approval of the Congregation, Pray for those who are losing faith in the Church.

Angela, you spent many enjoyable hours cultivating flowers for the altar,
Pray for all who cherish the earth.

Angela, you endured a long and painful death from cancer,
Pray for those suffering terminal illnesses.

Angela, you were on fire with love of God and zeal for the salvation of all people, Pray for us that we may ever cooperate with Christ in the spiritual renewal of the world.

Angela, you are Foundress and Mother of the Felician Congregation,
Pray for all who share in your spirit, mission, and charism; may they inspire others to follow God’s call to ministry in the Church.

Let us pray: God, our Father, you graced Blessed Mary Angela with a living faith and a boundless love which she manifested in complete surrender to your divine will. By her prayers and witness may we strive to seek, to accept, and to fulfill your will in all circumstances of our lives. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Sonwho lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

(With Ecclesiastical Approval)