In the midst of pandemic situation caused by coronavirus, let us all be united and pray to Yahweh the revised version of Oratio Imperata (Obligatory Prayer) for COVID-19 in English language.
Revised Version (January 2021)
Merciful and compassionate Father, we come to you in our need to seek your protection against the COVID-19 virus that has disturbed and claimed lives.
We ask you now to look upon us with love and by your healing hand, dispel the fear of sickness and death, restore our hope, and strengthen our faith.
We pray that you guide the people tasked to find cures for this disease and to stem its transmission. We thank you for the vaccines developed made possible by your guiding hands. Bless our efforts to use these vaccines to end the pandemic in our country.
We pray for our health workers that they may minister to the sick with competence and compassion. Grant them health in mind and body, strength in their commitment, protection from from disease.
We pray for those afflicted. May they be restored to health. Protect those who care for them. Grant eternal rest to those who have died.
Give us the grace in these trying times to work for the good of all and to help those in need. May our concern and compassion for each other see us through this crisis and lead us to conversion and holiness.
Grant all these through our Lord Jesus Christ your Son who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God forever and ever. Amen.
We fly to your protection, oh Holy Mother of God. Do not despise our petition in our necessities, but deliver us always from all dangers, O glorious and blessed Virgin. Amen.
Our Lady, health of the sick, pray for us.
Saint Joseph, pray for us.
Saint Raphael the Archangel, pray for us.
Saint Roch, pray for us.
Saint Lorenzo Ruiz, pray for us.
Saint Pedro Calungsod, pray for us.