Today we remember Mary as Queen of Apostles.
On this day in 1818 the first
members of the Society of Mary publically professed vows of poverty, chastity, and
Let us pray,
God, you gave the Holy Spirit to your apostles
as they joined in prayer with Mary,
the mother of Jesus.
By the help of her prayers
grant us the gift of serving you
and your people faithfully
by spreading the glory of your name
in our words and actions.
May the Father and the Son
and the Holy Spirit
be glorified in all places
through the Immaculate Virgin Mary.