Luck chain letter. Ancient Prayer.  "He who recites this prayer and writes it ..."  "Bishop of Luans"  US, 1906.
Oh, Lord, Jesus Christ, we beseech thee: Lord-Eternal, have mercy on us and save us from all sin by thy precious-blood: now and forever.  Amen.
He who recites this prayer and writes it for nine days, once a day giving a copy each day to some person, who will do the same, will receive a great joy at the end of the nine days.
This prayer, purporting to have been sent out by the Bishop of Rome, was given to a woman, who paid no attention to it, and in punishment thereof, her son was assassinated on the third day.
At Jerusalem during holy mass, a voice was heard to say: 'he who says this prayer shall be delivered from all eternity.
This prayer has been sent by the Bishop of Luans, recommending it to be said for nine days and sent to nine persons. He who neglects to say this will be afflicted with dire misfortune.

From: Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois), 30 Jan. 1906. Title: "Numerous Threats Against Catholics"  "Hundreds of thousands of these prayers, it is believed, are already in circulation, some thousands of them being in Chicago alone." Entered by DWV, Dec. 5, 2013.


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