who has given the blessed Apostle Peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven, and the power to bind and loose:
grant that we may be delivered, through the help of this prayer, from the slavery of all our sins.
Who lives and reigns, world without end. Amen.
O Glorious Saint Peter,
because of your vibrant and generous faith, sincere humility and flaming love, our Lord honoured you with privileges and leadership of the whole Church.
Obtain for us the grace of a living faith, a sincere loyalty to the Church, acceptance of all her teaching, and obedience to all her rules.
Let us enjoy an undisturbed peace on earth and everlasting happiness in heaven. Amen.
St. Peter, who was given the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, pray for us.
St. Peter, so dedicated to the glory of Christ, pray for us.
St. Peter, whose heart was pierced with one look from Jesus, pray for us.
St. Peter, who did not stop grieving for having denied the Son of God, pray for us.
St. Peter, whose cheeks were crumpled by a stream of tears which flowed to the end of your life, pray for us.
St. Peter; who cried out, “Lord, you know that I love You,” pray for us.
St. Peter, bound in chains for Christ, pray for us.
St. Peter, delivered from prison by an Angel, pray for us.
St. Peter, who rejoiced to suffer for Christ, pray for us.
St. Peter, whose very shadow healed the sick, pray for us.
St. Peter, whose voice even the dead obeyed, pray for us.
St. Peter, that we may have a constant and mutual charity among ourselves, pray for us.
Lord, we ask you, raise us up by the might of blessed St Peter;
that the weaker we are in ourselves, the more powerful may be the help,
through his dedication we are strengthened;
and ever fortified by the protection of him,
that we may never give in to sin, or be overwhelmed by troubles and hardship.
Through Christ our Lord. Amen.