Cardinal John Henry Newman's Prayer To Our Lady

I am breaking my "no blogging on Sunday" rule today, as it is a joyous one; we have another Blessed in heaven in Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman! In honor of his beatification, I thought I would post his beautiful Marian prayer.
Thank You, Lord God for this blessed you have raised up for us. Blessed John Henry Newman, pray for us!

John Henry Newman's Marian Prayer
O Mother of Jesus, and my Mother, let me dwell with you,
cling to you and love you with ever-increasing love.
I promise the honour, love and trust of a child.
Give me a mother's protection, for I need your watchful care.
You know better than any other the thoughts and desires of the Sacred Heart.
Keep constantly before my mind the same thoughts, the same desires,
that my heart may be filled with zeal for the interests of the Sacred Heart of your Divine Son. Instill in me a love of all that is noble, that I may no longer be easily turned to selfishness. Help me, dearest Mother, to acquire the virtues that God wants of me:
to forget myself always, to work solely for him, without fear of sacrifice.
I shall always rely on your help to be what Jesus wants me to be.
I am his; I am yours, my good Mother!
Give me each day your holy and maternal blessing until my last evening on earth,
when your Immaculate Heart will present me to the heart of Jesus in heaven,
there to love and bless you and your divine Son for all eternity.


Anne said…
Thank you for this beautiful prayer!