SAINT BERNADETTE - TEACH US TO SERVE AND TO PRAY
You experienced the joys and
trials of family life
You saw Mary eighteen times at the rock
You called the sinners to penance
The priests to edify the Church of God
The pilgrims to come in procession
You reported the name of Mary, the Immaculate
You desired ardently to receive the Body of the Lord,
and to live of it
You knew shame and suspicion, mockery and humiliation
You bore witness to what you saw and believed with such
You answered the call of the Lord.
With you Bernadette, WE go to the Grotto,
To contemplate Mary, full of grace,
To hear her say 'Do whatever he tells you'.
With you Bernadette, WE reply I promise, I will.
Saint Bernadette teach us to receive the good news.
you Bernadette, WE wish to hear the call of
To walk in the path of conversion, To live in humility.
you Bernadette, WE
take up our Cross,
We say 'Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners'.
With you Bernadette, WE go and
wash at the springs of mercy.
you Bernadette, WE say Yes to the will of God, by
servants of the little ones, the poor and the sick.
you Bernadette, WE look on the other as a person.
Saint Bernadette, teach us to love and to serve.
you Bernadette, WE go to meet the Lord in the
WE go to drink at the Spring of the Living Water
of the Word of God.
go in procession, together as a Church in the
footsteps of Christ.
you Bernadette, WE shall go and repeat the Name
of the Lady
to the World, 'I am the Immaculate Conception'.
Bernadette, teach us to pray to Mary each day,
Mother of God and our Mother: 'Hail Mary, full of
O Mary conceived without sin
Pray for us who have recourse to you.
Our Lady of Lourdes
Pray for us.
Pray for us.