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The Papal Conclave

Relevant Radio Rome Correspondent Ashley Noronha looks at what the Cardinals are considering as they pick the next Pope.

A Magnificent Example:

Let us follow the magnificent example of His Holiness, Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus, as he becomes a pilgrim of prayer.  Like the Apostles huddled around the Blessed Mother in the upper room after the ascension of Our Lord into heaven, let us pray fervently to the Holy Spirit "with one mind and one heart" that God in his benevolent Wisdom might send us a good leader according to the heart and mind of Jesus Christ.  St. Peter, Pray for us!

O God, eternal shepherd,
who govern your flock with
  unfailing care,
grant in your boundless fatherly love
a pastor for your Church
who will please you by his holiness
and to us show watchful care.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
  your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the
  unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Father Rocky Signature

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