|Fr. Tony Ricard|
Photo: Ted Jackson, Times-Picayune
Bless Drew Brees, Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith and all our players. Just as you did for Muhammad and his people, give them the strength and courage to represent the Who Dat Nation with unending pride and boundless gifts.
Bless all our fans, near and far. Just as you did for Jesus and his apostles, allow them to continue to grow as a powerful band of peoples. Although they come from many faiths, keep them united as one nation under God. Give them the power to always be one voice and one people.
Under the banner of the fleur-de-lis, let them be the energetic boost that will propel the New Orleans Saints to Super Bowl XLVI.Lord, please bathe us in your grace so that the Who Dat Nation will continue to reach heroic levels of victory. May our efforts find approval in your eyes and may all the saints and angels in heaven join their voices to ours as we proclaim, "Who Dat Say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints!"
The Rev. R. Tony Ricard
Pastor, Our Lady of the Sea Catholic ChurchNew Orleans Saints Catholic team chaplain
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