O God, most high. You whose mercy did make saints who are now in Your presence. I beseech You, through the intercession of St Joachim and St Anne, the parents of the Blessed Virgin, to look with merciful eyes on the Holy Souls who have found grace with You upon their death.
Be mindful, O Lord, of Your servants and handmaids for whom I make this novena, so that they may be pardoned of their sins, and cleansed of punishments. May they be reached by Your hand of mercy in order that they may merit and also receive from Your bounty the special favor which I ask, if it be for the greater glory of God and the salvation of souls. Amen.