PRAYER FOR POPE BENEDICT XVI
AT THE CONCLUSION OF HIS MINISTRY AS
AND SUPREME PONTIFF ROME
Almighty ever‐living God,
who has given your faithful servant Benedict
grace to maintain his faith and hope in you
amid the labours of his apostolic ministry;
graciously bestow upon him, we pray,
the consolations of your Holy Spirit
and uphold him in serenity of life.
Through Christ our Lord.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us
St Peter, pray for us
St Benedict, pray for us
All holy men and women, pray for us