--Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
(A.D. 1090-1153)

Run, hasten, O Lady, 

Run, hasten, O Lady, 
and in your mercy help your sinful servant, 
who calls upon you, 
and deliver him from the hands of the enemy. 
Who will not sigh to you? 
We sigh with love and grief, 
for we are oppressed on every side. 
How can we do otherwise than sigh to you, 
O solace of the miserable, 
refuge of outcasts, 
ransom of captives? 
We are certain that when you see our miseries, 
your compassion will hasten to relieve us.
O our sovereign Lady and our Advocate, 
commend us to your Son. 
Grant, O blessed one, 
by the grace which you have merited, 
that he who through you 
was graciously pleased to become a partaker 
of our infirmity and misery, 
may also through your intercession, 
make us partakers of his happiness and glory. 

photo Maria SS. dei Tribolati
The miraculous image of Our Lady of the Afflicted in Aci Sant'Antoni, Sicily.
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