Mary, Queen Assumed into Heaven, I rejoice that after years of heroic
martyrdom on earth, you have at last been taken to the throne prepared for
you in heaven by the Holy Trinity.
Lift my heart with you in the glory of your Assumption above the dreadful
touch of sin and impurity. Teach me how small earth becomes when viewed
from heaven. Make me realize that death is the triumphant gate through
which I shall pass to your Son, and that someday my body shall rejoin my
soul in the unending bliss of heaven.
From this earth, over which I tread as a pilgrim, I look to you for help.
I ask for this favor: (Mention your request).
When my hour of death has come, lead me safely to the presence of Jesus to
enjoy the vision of my God for all eternity together with you.
Novena to the
Assumption of the Virgin Mary II
of Heaven and Mistress of the Angels, you received from God the power
and command to crush the head of satan. Therefore, we humbly beg of you,
send forth the legions of Heaven, that under your command they may seek
out all evil spirits, engage them everywhere in battle, curb their
pride, and hurl them back into the pit of hell. “Who is like unto God?”
confidence we present ourselves before you, our most loving Mother,
afflicted and troubled as we are, and we beg you to let us understand
the love you have for us by granting this petition, if it is according
to the Will of God and profitable for our salvation: (mention your
Good and tender Mother, you shall ever be our hope and the object of our
love. Mother of God, send forth the Holy Angels to defend us and drive
far from us the cruel foe.
Holy Angels and Archangels, defend and keep us.