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the Rosary without feeling caught up in a clear commitment to
advancing peace, especially in the land of Jesus, still so sorely
afflicted and so close to the heart of every Christian.
—RVM, no. 6
Grace Before Meals
Bless us, O Lord, and these thy gifts,
which we are about to receive from thy bounty
through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Grace After Meals
We give thee thanks, for all thy benefits, Almighty God,
who live and reign for ever. Amen.
Miraculous Medal Prayer
O, Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have
recourse to you.