Saint Juan Diego, you are our first American indigenoussaint.
Please pray that God the Father would protect all migrants
through his Son, Jesus Christ.
Ask the Father to pour out the love of the Holy Spirit upon
who are isolated, alone and separated by choice or necessity
from their native lands.
May those torn away from their families and forced to leave
their country to find work elsewhere be reunited: husbands with wives and
parents with children.
We ask especially for migrant women and children who are
particularly vulnerable to the dangers of human trafficking. Give them your
protection and shield them from evil.
May we as a Church receive the grace to welcome with love
migrants who enter into our country, seeking a home in our parishes and
We ask for your prayers and intercession for all immigrants
who are desperate, alone and in need of God's loving
And we ask Our Lady, who appeared to you as your Mother and
Mother of all in our land, to wrap her mantle of protection around all migrant
We beg for her
love, compassion, help and protection on all immigrants who today
experience great sufferings,
sorrows, necessities and misfortunes.