Now that Cardinal Newman is to be beatified, let us pray for the canonisation of Blessed Dominic. He is one of my favourites, and very special to this blog which is concerned with the unity of Christians. Here is a prayer for unity and the conversion of England;
PRAYER TO BLESSED DOMINIC OF THE MOTHER OF GOD PASSIONIST APOSTLE OF ENGLAND
O God, Who so lovingly raised Blessed Dominic to the heights of holiness, learning and apostolic zeal, and made him a powerful minister of Thy mercy for the return of many of our separated Brethren to the Catholic Church, grant to us also an abundant share of his virtues, that we too, according to our state, may contribute to the realization of his desire for the union of all Christians in one Fold, under one Shepherd. Deign now, through his intercession, to grant us the particular grace which we humbly ask of Thy mercy ...
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be (3 times)
Romae 12. viii. 1963, NIHIL OBSTAT