Immaculate Mother of God, Queen of Apostles
We know that God’s commandment of love
and our vocation to follow Jesus Christ
impels us to cooperate in the mission of the Church.
Realizing our own weakness,
we entrust the renewal of our personal lives
and our apostolate to your intercession.
We are confident that through God’s mercy
and the infinite merits of Jesus Christ,
you, who are our Mother,
will obtain the strength of the Holy Spirit
as you obtained it for the community
of the apostles gathered in the upper room.
Therefore, relying on your maternal intercession,
we are resolved from this moment on
to devote our talents,
learning, material resources,
our health, sickness and trials,
and every gift of nature and grace,
for the greater glory of God
and the salvation of all.
We wish to carry on those activities
which especially promote the catholic apostolate
for the revival of faith
and love of the people of God
and so bring all men and women
into the faith of Jesus Christ.
And if a time should come
when we have nothing more to offer serviceable to this end,
we will never cease to pray
that there will be one fold
and one shepherd, Jesus Christ.
In this way,
we hope to enjoy the results
of the apostolate of Jesus Christ
for all eternity.