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Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Fathers, you might want to have everyone pray this after Mass on Thanksgiving Day and other major public holidays.  This, and other prayers, are deeply needed today. The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. … Continue reading

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Of Prayers of Thanks and for the Nation

We had a Missa Cantata this morning, in the Extraordinary Form of course, using the texts for the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, adding the prayers Pro gratiarum actione.  The schola did a good job and Mass … Continue reading

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“…assist with Thy Holy Spirit of counsel and fortitude the President of these United States…”

“…assist with Thy Holy Spirit of counsel and fortitude the President of these United States, that his administration may be conducted in righteousness, and be eminently useful to Thy people over whom he presides; by encouraging due respect for virtue … Continue reading

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Gibbons’ 1876 revision of Archbp. Caroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Sent by a reader: In 1876, the centenary of the Declaration of Independence was commemorated with a months-long Exposition in the text’s birthplace. Though he was still to be named to the Premier See in the footsteps of John Carroll– … Continue reading

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Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was the first bishop appointed for the United States in 1789 by Pope Pius VI. He was made the first archbishop when his see of Baltimore … Continue reading

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