both saved and served the Word of God,
the Living Bread come down from heaven.
down upon the priests of the Church
had its origins in the household
which you presided,
pray for them --
they, too, serve perseveringly
people entrusted to their care --
teach them faithfully the Word of God,
break for them daily the Bread of Life.
them in faith and in hope,
them in hardship and disappointment;
pray your Jesus
crown their service of him on earth
eternal life with him
the happiness of heaven for ever.