And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him.
And being in an agony, he prayed the longer. And his sweat became
as drops of blood, trickling down upon the ground.--Luke. xxii. 43-44



Novena of The Seven Offerings
in Honor of the Precious Blood of Jesus

(An Indulgence of 3 years--Pius VII, 1817)


I.

Eternal Father, I offer thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for the spread and exaltation of my dear Mother, Thy holy Church, for the preservation and welfare of her visible Head, the true sovereign Roman Pontiff, for the Cardinal, Bishops and Pastors of souls, and for all the ministers of the sanctuary.

Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


II.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for peace and concord among Catholic kings and princes, for the humbling of the enemies of our holy faith and the welfare of all Thy Christian people.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


III.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for the conversion of unbelievers, the rooting-up of all heresies and the conversion of sinners.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


IV.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for all my relations, friends and enemies, for those in need, in sickness and in tribulation, and for all those for whom Thou knowest that I am bound to pray, and willest that I should pray.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


V.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for all those who are to pass this day to the other life, that Thou wouldst deliver them from the pains of hell, and admit them with all speed to the possession of Thy glory.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


VI.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for all men who are lovers of this great treasure and who are united with me in adoring and glorifying It and who labor to spread this devotion.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


VII.

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the merits of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Thy beloved Son, my Savior and my God, for all my needs,both temporal and spiritual, as an intercession for the holy souls in purgatory, and in an especial manner for those who were most devoted to this price of our redemption, and to the sorrows and sufferings of our dear Mother, Mary most holy.


Glory be to the Father, etc.
Blessed and praised for evermore be Jesus
Who hath saved us with His Blood!


Glory to the Blood of Jesus both now and evermore
and through the everlasting ages. Amen.






Prayer to Venerate With Solemn Worship
The Price of Our Salvation


Almighty, and everlasting God, who hast appointed thine only- begotten Son to be the Redeemer of the world, and hast been pleased to be reconciled unto us by His Blood, grant us, we beseech Thee, so to venerate with solemn worship the price of our salvation, that the power thereof may here on earth keep us from all things hurtful, and the fruit of the same may gladden us for ever hereafter in heaven Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen

(An Indulgence of 5 Years --Roman Missal)


Eternal father I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Jesus Christ in atonement for my sins, and in supplication for the holy souls in purgatory and for the needs of holy Church.

(An indulgence of 500 days. An Indulgence of 3 years
if recited during the month of July)






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