A Comforting Prayer of The Hopeless To Our Lady of Hope

With the same faith as the villagers of Pontmain, we come to

offer a prayer of intercession to Our Lady, Queen of Hope:

‘O Mary, my Mother, I kneel before you with heavy heart.

 The burden of my sins oppresses me. The knowledge of

my weakness discourages me. I am beset by fear and

 temptation of every sort. Yet I am so attached to the things

of this world that instead of longing for Heaven I am filled

with dread at the thought of death.

 O Mother of Mercy, have pity on me in my distress. You

 are all-powerful through your Divine Son. He can refuse no

 request of your Immaculate Heart. Show yourself a true

Mother to me by being my advocate before His throne.

 O Refuge of Sinners and Hope of Hopeless,

to whom shall I turn if not you?

 Obtain for me, then, O Mother of Hope, the grace of

true sorrow for my sins, the gift of perfect resignation to

God’s Holy Will, and the courage to take up my cross

and follow Jesus. But above all I pray, O dearest Mother,

 that through your most powerful intercession, my heart

 may be filled with Holy Hope, so that in life’s darkest

hour I may never fail to trust in God my Saviour, but by

walking in the way of His commandments I may merit to

 be united with Him, and with you in the eternal joys of Heaven.


Hail Mary, Full of Grace, The Lord is with thee. Blessed

art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb,

 Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now,

and at the hour of our death.


Glory be, to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,

a world without end. AMEN.