Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 December 2014

A prayer to help Catholic leader

THE elderly Pope Francis has been appointed helmsman of the Barque of St Peter, at a time when sailing conditions are difficult.

Each of us might assist him by offering a short daily prayer, taken from the St Vincent de Paul Society manual: Lord Jesus, cover with the protection of your divine heart our Holy Father the Pope. Be to him light, strength and consolation.

BRIAN ROONEY

Downpatrick

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