Friday, March 22, 2013

A Spiritual Bouquet for Pope Francis

The Latin Mass Society is gathering together a Spiritual Bouquet for our new Holy Father, Pope Francis I. We are asking you, our members, supporters & friends, to help us with this. We are encouraging everyone to ask priests they know to celebrate Masses in the Extraordinary Form for the new Pope, that he may receive the graces necessary to fulfil the duties of his new office (you should pay the priest a stipend for this - suggested minimum offering £10). We are also asking you to offer up your rosaries & other prayers & devotions for the Pope. In particular, offer up your Communion for the Pope. The Pope has asked for our prayers to help him in his new office. Let us respond generously to his call. As Catholics, the Church has always asked us to pray, in charity, for others, living & dead, but one of the people She has always specifically requested the Faithful to pray for is the the Pope. This is a good & holy Catholic tradition. Let us live up to that tradition. Offer a priest that you know a stipend to celebrate a Traditional Mass for the Pope, or offer your daily Rosary for Pope Francis, or add him to your intentions in your daily prayers, or offer a novena for him. The choice is up to you. Once you have done this, or decided that you will do this, email or write to us at the LMS to tell us how many Masses, Communions, Rosaries or other prayers & devotions you have offered, or will offer, for Pope Francis. Please let us know as soon as possible. Why not do it today? These will then be gathered together & presented to the Holy Father on behalf of the Latin Mass Society & its supporters & friends. You don't have to be an LMS member to take part in this spiritual initiative. Email at:

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