May the venerable intercession
of the glorious Virgin Mary
come to our aid,
we pray, O Lord,
so that, fortified by her protection,
we may reach the mountain which is Christ.
Who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
forever and ever.
Prayer source: Trinity Communications, Ordinary Time: July 16th, Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. CatholicCulture.org.