O most holy Virgin
who didst find favor in God’s sight and hast become His Mother;
O Virgin, immaculate in body and soul,
in thy faith and in thy love, look down with pity on the wretched
who in our need seek thy powerful protection.
The evil serpent on whom was cast the primal curse
continues, alas, to attack and ensnare the poor children of Eve.
But thou, our Blessed Mother, our Queen and our Advocate,
thou who from the first instant of thy conception
didst crush the head of this cruel enemy, receive our prayers.
United to thee with one heart,
we beseech thee to present them before the throne of God.
May we never be caught in the snares around us,
but rather may we all reach the harbor of salvation.
Despite the awful perils which threaten,
may God’s Church and all Christian society sing out once again
the hymn of deliverance,
of victory and of peace. Amen.
St. Pius X, pray for us.