Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI


Pater Noster, 3 Ave Maria, Gloria Patri



Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory be

Orémus pro Pontífice nostro Benedícto
Dóminus consérvet eum, et vivíficet eum, et beátum fáciat eum in terra, et non tradat eum in ánimam inimicórum eius.


Let us pray for our Pope Benedict.
May the Lord preserve him, and give him life, and make him blessed upon the earth, and deliver him not up to the will of his enemies.


V.  Tu es Petrus
R.  Et super hanc petram ædificábo Ecclésiam meam.


V.   Thou art Peter.
R.   And upon this Rock, I will build My Church.


Omnípotens sempitérne Deus, miserére fámulo tuo Pontífici nostro Benedícto : et dírige eum secúndum tuam cleméntiam in viam salútis ætérnæ :

ut, te donánte, tibi plácita cúpiat, et tota virtúte perfíciat.


Per Christum Dóminum nostrum. Amen.


Let us Pray.
Almighty and everlasting God, have mercy upon your servant, Benedict, our Sovereign Pontiff, and guide him in your goodness on the way of eternal salvation;

so that, with the prompting of your grace,  he may desire what pleases you and accomplish it with all his strength. Through Christ Our Lord. Amen.


Mater Ecclésiæ, ora pro nobis.
Sancte Petre, ora pro nobis.


Mother of the Church.   R. Pray for us
St. Peter.   R. Pray for us


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