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Thursday, November 09, 2006

Prayers for academia, day 3

O God, fountain of all holiness, you were pleased to enrich your Church with the varied gifts of the saints of the order of Preachers. May we, who honour them in this earthly celebration, follow in their footsteps and so join them at last in the eternal festival of heaven. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

Deus qui beatum Albertum Pontificum tuum atque Doctorem in humana sapientia divinae fidei subiicienda magnum effecisti: da nobis, quaesumus, ita eius magisterii inhaerere vestigiis ut luce perfecta fruamur in caelis. Per Dominum...

(O God, who made blessed Albert, your bishop and doctor, great in human wisdom made subject to divine faith: grant us, we beseech you, so to follow in the path of his teaching that we may enjoy perfect light in heaven. Through Our Lord...)

St Dominic, pray for us!
St Albert the Great, pray for us!
St Thomas Aquinas, pray for us!
St Catherine of Siena, pray for us!
St Peter Martyr, pray for us!
St Vincent Ferrer, pray for us!
St Raymond da Penafort, pray for us!
Bll Diana, Cecilia and Amata, pray for us!
All ye Dominican Saints and Blesseds, pray for us!