“Through the prayers of the Mother of God.”

When I was in seminary in Baltimore, my Spiritual Director was bi-ritual—Melkite. Through his guidance I encountered the Divine Liturgy of our Holy Father among the Saints, John Chrysostom, Patriarch of Constantinople. Quite early in the liturgy there is a beautiful prayer: “Through the prayers of the Mother of God, O Savior, Save us. Here is a lovely version of that prayer.

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