Father Nelson Baker

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Prayer for canonization of Fr. Baker

Lord, you gave us Your Servant Nelson Baker
as an example of service
to the poor, homeless, and young.

By Father Baker's ardent concern for those in need,
inflame our hearts and lives with compassion for the poor,
justice for the oppressed,
hope for the troubled,
and courage to those in doubt.

We pray through the intercession of Our Lady of Victory,
if it be Your will, that Your servant, Nelson Baker,
may one day be canonized.

Amen.

3x Glory be.

Fr. Baker's prayer to Our Lady of Victory

O Victorious Lady,
You who have ever had such powerful influence with Your Divine Son
in conquering the hardest of hearts,
intercede for those for whom we pray,
that their hearts being softened by the ways of Divine Grace,
they may return to the unity of the true Faith,
through Christ, our Lord.

Amen.

Our Lady of Victory Litany

Lord, have mercy on us,
Christ, have mercy on us,
Lord, have mercy on us,
Christ, hear us,
Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us,
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.
God, the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us.

Our Lady of Victory,
Victorious daughter of the Father,
Victorious Mother of the Son,
Victorious Spouse of the Holy Spirit,
Victorious servant of the Holy Trinity,
Victorious in your Immaculate Conception,
Victorious in crushing the serpent's head,
Victorious over all the children of Adam,
Victorious over all enemies,
Victorious in your response to the Angel Gabriel,
Victorious in your wedding to St. Joseph,
Victorious in the birth of Christ,
Victorious in the flight to Egypt,
Victorious in your exile,
Victorious in your home at Nazareth,
Victorious in finding Christ in the temple,
Victorious in the mission of your Son,
Victorious in His passion and death,
Victorious in His Resurrection and Ascension,
Victorious in the Coming of the Holy Spirit,
Victorious in your sorrows and joys,
Victorious in your glorious Assumption,
Victorious in the angels who remained faithful,
Victorious in the happiness of the saints,
Victorious in the message of the prophets,
Victorious in the testimony of the patriarchs,
Victorious in the zeal of the apostles,
Victorious in the witness of the evangelists,
Victorious in the wisdom of the doctors,
Victorious in the deeds of the confessors,
Victorious in the triumph of all holy women,
Victorious in the faithfulness of the martyrs,
Victorious in your powerful intercession,
Victorious under your many titles,
Victorious at the moment of death.

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.

V. Pray for us, blessed Lady of Victory.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray:

Our Lady of Victory,
we have unshaken confidence in your influence with your Son,
our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Humbly we ask your intercession
for all of us associated under your title,
Our Lady of Victory.

In your maternal kindness
please ask Jesus to forgive all our sins and failings,
and to secure His blessings for us
and for all the works of charity dedicated to your name.

We implore you to obtain for us
the grace of sharing Christ's victory and yours forever
in the life that knows no ending.

May we join you there to praise forever
the Father,
His Son, Jesus Christ,
and the Holy Spirit,
one God,
for all ages to come.

Amen.

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