01 May 2011

Solemn Proclamation of Beatification

O heavenly Father, Shepherd of thy people, we give thee thanks for thy servant Blessed John Paul, who was faithful in the care and nurture of thy flock; and we pray that, by his intercession and the teaching of his holy life, we may by thy grace grow into the stature of the fullness of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost ever, one God, world without end. Amen.