ACT OF ADORATION
O my God, I adore Thee and acknowledge Thee to be my Creator, my Sovereign Lord and the absolute Master of all things.
ACT OF FAITH
O my God, I firmly believe all that the Holy Church of Jesus Christ believes and teaches, because Thou hast said it, and because Thou art truth itself.
ACT OF HOPE
O my God, relying on Thy promises and on the merits of Jesus Christ, my Saviour, I hope with firm confidence that Thou wilt give me the grace to observe Thy Commandments in this world and to obtain, by this means, life everlasting.
ACT OF LOVE or CHARITY
O my God, who art worthy of all my love because of Thy infinite perfections, I love Thee with all my heart, and I love my neighbor as myself for love of Thee.
ACT OF CONTRITION
O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins because of Thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, who art all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to sin no more, and to avoid the near occasions of sin.
ACT OF THANKSGIVING
O my God, I thank Thee for all the gifts I have received from Thee, especially for having created me, redeemed me by Thy Son, and made me a child of Thy Church.
ACT OF OFFERING
O my God, I have received everything from Thee. I offer Thee my thoughts, my words, my actions, my life and my possessions, and I want to employ them for Thy service alone.
ACT OF HUMILITY
O my God, I am but dust and ashes. Repress the movements of pride which arise in my soul, and teach me to despise myself, Thou who resisteth the proud and giveth Thy grace to the humble.
ACT OF PETITION
O my God, infinite source of all benefits, give me all that is necessary for the life and health of my body, but especially the grace to accomplish Thy holy will in all things. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.