For the Prisoner

O God,
hear the sighing of the prisoner,
and by your almighty power
deliver us all from the bonds and chains of sin,
whether in our bodies or in our souls;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Source: Roman Breviary, 11th Century
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers of the Middle Ages, edited by J. Manning Potts, 1954.