Rosary prayer in honour of Blessed Vasyl


In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. (3X)

Heavenly King, Advocate , Spirit of truth, Who are everywhere present and fill all things, Treasury of Blessings, Bestower of Life, come and dwell within us; cleanse us of all that defiles us, and, O Good One, save our souls.

Opening Prayer:

O great and holy martyr, our blessed father Vasyl, you were on fire with God’s Word and have followed His will even unto death. You were sanctified and purified by the cross and today you stand in God’s Presence wearing the martyr’s crown. You, who have confidence before the Lord, pray for us who come to you with love and devotion. We come to you with all of our needs knowing that the Lord hears His faithful ones. Intercede for us before the Almighty God, that each one receives according to their needs.

Bring comfort to the sorrowful and hope to the lost; heal the sick; give courage to the young; bring a change of heart to all those who fall into sin; enlighten our minds with the truth of the Gospel; inspire us always to follow Christ; help us always to choose the good; give us courage in times of distress, faith in times of despair, hope in times of darkness; and strengthen our commitment to love our Lord. Grant that each one of us be saved through the grace and mercy of God, that together with you we may praise and glorify Him who is wondrous in His saints: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, now and forever and ever. Amen.

On the larger bead:

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, now and forever and ever. Amen.

Blessed Vasyl, our Father, may your prayer envelop us. Pray for us who are weak and sinful, that we may become saints. May your sufferings and struggles strengthen us on the road to God. Pray for us and our people that we persevere amidst all our sorrows. You were faithful unto death as a child of Mary. We too wish to be the same. Amen.

On the smaller beads:

O Bishop and Martyr Vasyl, pray for us to Jesus and Mary! (10X)

Closing Prayer

Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, O most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus. O clement, o loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. (3X)