This prayer from St. Faustina holds significance these days when the title of Priest is bearing the brunt of being tarnished by those who in their ranks who have fallen…and hard. Let us pray for the endurance of our good and holy priests, let us also pray for mercy and justice for those who have sinned and created a generation of victims.
Lord, give us holy priests; you yourself maintain them in holiness. O Divine and Great High Priest, may the power of your mercy accompany them everywhere and protect them from the devil’s traps and snares which are continually being set for the souls of priests.
May the power of your mercy, O Lord, shatter and bring to naught all that might tarnish the sanctity of priests, for you can do all things.
I ask you, Jesus, for a special blessing and for light for the priests before whom I will make my confessions throughout my lifetime.
~St. Faustina Kowalska
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