Mother of Perpetual Help, you have been blessed and favored by
became not only the Mother of the Redeemer but the Mother of the
redeemed as well.
come to you today as your loving children. Watch over us and
take care of us.
you held the child Jesus in your loving arms, so take us in your
who is mighty has done great things for you, and God's greatest
fear is that,
time of temptation, we may fail to call out to you and become
Intercede for us, dear Mother, in obtaining pardon for our sins,
love for Jesus,
perseverance, and the grace always to call upon you, Mother of
Mother of Perpetual Help, pray for us.
icon pictured above can be found inside the middle doors of the
Cathedral on the west side. It is a reproduction of a
Byzantine style painting
believed to have been painted by an
artist in Crete in the 1400's.
HERE to learn more about the devotion to Our Mother
of Perpetual Help, the Story of the Icon and the Meaning
painting's images and symbols.