If you do not find what you are looking for, please email us:
A few weeks ago, a young girl from the house of the Holy Heart of Mary saw with sorrow the day approaching when she would be forced to leave her beloved solitude to enter the world. The sight of the dangers she would have to face made her dread the hour of separation, and she begged the Lord to call her back to Himself if He foresaw that her virtue would make a sad shipwreck. She even made a novena for this intention and begged several of her friends to join their prayers to hers. Almost immediately she experienced a slight illness, and although the illness did not seem serious, people were thinking, albeit with a smile, of the effect of the novena she had started. Soon the young woman was obliged to go to bed, and two days later she died, in the presence of her companions, before anyone suspected the seriousness of her condition. Heaven had granted the touching prayer of this pious child of Mary.
(Voice of Our Lady of Chartres, 1859)
Sign of the Cross
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, and of the Mother of God. Amen.
O Jesus! We are going to walk with You on the road to Calvary which was so painful for You. Make us understand the greatness of Your sufferings, touch our hearts with tender compassion at the sight of Your torments, in order to increase in us the regret of our faults and the love we wish to have for You.
Deign to apply to all of us the infinite merits of Your Passion, and in memory of Your sorrows, show mercy to the souls in Purgatory, especially to those who are most abandoned.
O Divine Mary, who first taught us to make the Way of the Cross, obtain for us the grace to follow Jesus with the sentiments Your Heart was filled with as You accompanied Him on the road to Calvary. Grant that we may weep with You, and that we may love Your divine Son as You do. We ask this in the name of His adorable Heart. Amen.
My Jesus, forgiveness and mercy!
By the merits of Thy holy Wounds and the sorrows of Thy Mother.