PRAYER REQUEST: Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Posted January 20, 2017 12:01 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

PRAYER REQUEST: Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Fathers, you might want to have everyone pray this after Mass on Inauguration Day and other major public holidays.  This, and other prayers, are deeply needed.
The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was the first bishop appointed for the United States in 1789 by Pope Pius VI. He was made the first archbishop when his see of Baltimore was elevated to the status of an archdiocese. John was a cousin of Charles Carroll of Maryland, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
This needs no translation for Catholics who love their country!
PRAYER FOR GOVERNMENT
We pray,

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