Prayer to St. Bridget
With hearts full of confidence, we turn to you, O Blessed Birgitta,in these times of darkness and unbelief, to invoke your powerful intercession on behalf of those who are separated from the true Church of Jesus Christ. Conscious of your deep knowledge of the cruel sufferings of our crucified Saviour, we beseech you to obtain the gift of Faith for all those who are outside the one fold, so that all the scattered sheep may be return to the one true Shepherd, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen!
St. Birgitta, fearless in the service of God, pray for us.
St. Birgitta, patient in suffering and humiliation, pray for us.
St. Birgitta, marvellous in thy love towards Jesus and Mary, pray for us.
PRAYER OF ST. BRIDGET OF SWEDEN
make haste and illumine the night.
I long for You
as the dying long for You.
Say to my soul that nothing happens
without Your permitting it,
and that nothing of what You permit
is without comfort.
O Jesus, Son of God,
You who were silent
in the presence of Your accusers
restrain my tongue
until I find what I should say and how to say it.
Show me the way and make me ready to follow it.
It is dangerous to delay, yet perilous to go forward.
Answer my petition and show me the way.
I come to You as the wounded go to the doctor
In search of aid.
Give peace o Lord to my heart!