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God Raised Up Pope St. Pius V to Safeguard the Faith

Palma il Giovane (1550-1628), “Portrait of Pope Pius V”

“O God, who in your Providence raised up Pope Saint Pius V in your Church that the faith might be safeguarded and more fitting worship be offered to you, grant, through his intercession, that we may participate in your mysteries with lively faith and fruitful charity…” (Collect for the Memorial of Saint Pius V)