Help us realise that we are all members of one great family
and to recognise the bond that unites us,
in a spirit of fraternity and solidarity,
we can help alleviate countless situations of poverty and need.
Make us strong in faith,
persevering in service, constant in prayer.
Mary, Consolation of the afflicted,
embrace all your children in distress
and pray that God will stretch out his all-powerful hand
and free us from this pandemic,
so that life can serenely resume its normal course.
To you, who shine on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope,
do we entrust ourselves
O Clement, O Loving, O Sweet Virgin Mary.
Amen Pope Francis