The bishops of Japan will hold an extraordinary meeting on March 16 following the Sendai earthquake and tsunami that left thousands dead.“The situation is very difficult,” said Bishop …
Praying hard for them.
My prayers are with the people and my nephew who is in Tokyo.
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary
that never was it known that anyone who fled to Thy protection
implored Thy help, or sought Thine intercession was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto Thee
O Virgin of virgins, my mother;
to Thee do I come, before Thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful.
O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions
but in Thy mercy hear and answer me.