Marian Month of October | 十月圣母月
The Holy Father has decided to invite all the faithful, of all the world, to pray the Holy Rosary every day, during
the entire Marian month of October, and thus to join in communion and in penitence, as the people of God, in
asking the Holy Mother of God and Saint Michael Archangel to protect the Church from the devil, who always
seeks to separate us from God and from each other.
The invocation “Sub Tuum Praesidium” is recited as follows:
We fly to Thy protection,
O Holy Mother of God.
Do not despise our petitions in our necessities,
but deliver us always from all dangers,
O Glorious and Blessed Virgin
With this request for intercession the Holy Father asks the faithful of all the world to pray that the Holy Mother of
God place the Church beneath her protective mantle: to preserve her from the attachks by the devil, the great
accuser, and at the same time to make her more aware of the faults, the errors and the abuses committed in the
present and in the past, and committed to combating without any hesitation, so that evil may not prevail.
The Holy Father has also asked that the recitation of the Holy Rosary during the month of October conclude with the prayer written by Leo XIII:
Saint Michael Archangel,
defend us in battle,
be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil;
may God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host,
by the power of God,
cast into hell Satan and all the evil spirits
who prowl through the world seeking the ruin of souls.
十月是玫瑰圣母月,教宗方济各邀请全世界的全体信众每天颂念玫瑰经，由此，作为天主子民在共融和悔改内结合在一起，祈求天主圣母和圣弥额尔总领天神保护教会免遭魔鬼的侵袭，魔鬼始终想把我们同天主分裂开来、让我们之间彼此分裂。在玫瑰经的最后颂念最古老的圣母颂《求圣母护佑颂Sub Tuum Praesidium》和念良十三世教宗亲手写下的”向圣弥额尔总领天使祈祷文”。