Ordination prayer for women deacons

Latin words
Literal in English
1. Exaudi, Domine, preces nostras Hear, o Lord, our prayers
2. et super hunc (hanc) famulum tuum (famulam tuam) and onto this your (maid) servant
3. spiritum the Spirit
4. tuae benedictionis emitte of your ordination send down
5. ut caelesti munere ditatus (ditata) so that since you have conferred on him (her) your heavenly office
6. et tuae gratiam possit majestatis acquirere he (she) may both obtain favour with your majesty
7. et bene vivendi aliis exemplum praebere. and present to others the example of a good life.