Pape Francois

 

 Dieu notre Père,                                                      God of lands far and near:                
nous te disons merci                                                 we praise and thank you
d'avoir donné à ton Église et au monde                   for the gift of
le Pape François.                                                      Francis our Pope.

Avec lui,                                                                   Guide and protect our Holy Father
guide-nous sur le chemin                                         keep him in your care
de la fraternité, de l'amour                                   as he begins this service
et de la confiances.                                                in your name and for us all.

Que son ministère                                                  We remember with gratitude
nous inspire la simplicité et l'humilité                     Pope Emeritus Benedict,
pour l'annonce de l'Évangile.                                 and all that he has done for us.
                                                                               Keep him in health and joy.

Que ta bénédiction nous accompagne                   For your Church throughout the world
dans le service des pauvres                                  we pray, God of all nations.
et de toutes les personnes                                  Keep us in peace and true to your Word,
de bonne volonté.                                                 now and always.

Exauce-notre prière,                                           We pray in your name,
Dieu Père, Fils et Esprit Saint.                             Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

            AMEN                                                              AMEN