Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Most holy Heart of Jesus, hear me! Let the fire of Thy heart animate me! Let the thorny crown of Thy heart render me patient! Let the wounds of Thy heart pierce me! Let the blood of Thy heart make atonement for me! Let the light of Thy heart enlighten me! Let the homage of Thy heart sanctify me! Let the mercy of Thy heart encircle me! Let the love of Thy heart bless me! My heart I unite to Thine in love! O Heart of Jesus! invite me to Thee, that with all the angels and saints, I may praise Thee, here for a time, but there for eternity. Amen





The Week Sanctified in the Sacred Heart

         Monday           Tuesday           Wednesday          

         Thursday           Friday              Saturday            

     Sunday          








Sunday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Dying

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, risen from the dead, *
Heart of Jesus, the honor and glory of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, splendor of the Father, *
Heart of Jesus, glorious and triumphant, *
Heart of Jesus, exalted above all hearts, *
Heart of Jesus, the glory of the Blessed Trinity, *
Heart of Jesus, placed at the right hand of Thy Father, *
Heart of Jesus, full of goodness, *
Heart of Jesus, eternal Light, *
Heart of Jesus, friend chosen among thousands, *
Heart of Jesus, calling back Thy wandering sheep, *
Heart of Jesus, caressing Thy Apostles, *
Heart of Jesus, wounding the souls of the pure with love, *
Heart of Jesus, visiting Thy lovers, *
Heart of Jesus, revealing Thy secrets to the pure of heart, *
Heart of Jesus, purifying the Angels, *
Heart of Jesus, sanctifying the Archangels, *
Heart of Jesus, confirming the Thrones, *
Heart of Jesus, governing the Dominations, *
Heart of Jesus, reigning over the Principalities, *
Heart of Jesus, commanding the Powers, *
Heart of Jesus, the strength of the Virtues, *
Heart of Jesus, enlightening the cherubim, *
Heart of Jesus, inflaming the seraphim, *
Heart of Jesus, the crown of all Saints, *



Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


Let us pray:


O glorious Redeemer, Who art the glory and the happy centre of all hearts, Who hast Thyself said, that when Thou shouldst be raised, Thou wouldst draw all things to Thyself: we beseech Thee, vouchsafe to purify our hearts by the fire of Thy Divine Love, drawing them to Thee by the bonds of Thy charity, so that they may be transformed into Thee, and repose with Thee for all eternity. Who livest, world without end. Amen.









Saturday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Dying

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, dying, *
Heart of Jesus, afflicted by the sadness of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, the image of the Father, *
Heart of Jesus, obedient even to the death of the Cross, *
Heart of Jesus, victim of expiation, *
Heart of Jesus, freely sacrificed for us, *
Heart of Jesus, breaking on the Cross for us, *
Heart of Jesus, wounded on the Altar of the Cross, *
Heart of Jesus, speaking through a thousand wounds, *
Heart of Jesus, crying by the voice of Thy Blood, *
Heart of Jesus, disarming Divine Justice, *
Heart of Jesus, praying for Thy enemies, *
Heart of Jesus, thirsting for our salvation, *
Heart of Jesus, exhausted of blood, *
Heart of Jesus, sighing with love for us, *
Heart of Jesus, dying of love for us, *
Heart of Jesus, finishing the work of redemption, *
Heart of Jesus, reconciling Heaven with earth, *
Heart of Jesus, paradise of crucified souls, *
Heart of Jesus, hope of the dying, *
Heart of Jesus, throne of mercy, *



Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. May my heart expire for love of Thee,
R. Since Thy Heart died for love of me.

Let us pray:


O Sovereign Redeemer of mankind, Whose Heart, raised on the Altar of the Cross, burned with the sacred fire of charity, vouchsafed to die for us: we beseech Thee to inflame our hearts with the fire of the same charity, so that we may have the happiness to aspire only after Thee during life, and breathe our last sighs for Thee at the hour of death. Who liveth and reigneth world without end. Amen.









Friday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Suffering

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, suffering, *
Heart of Jesus, sensible to the sorrows of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, the delight of the Eternal Father, *
Heart of Jesus, burning with love for the Cross, *
Heart of Jesus, overwhelmed with bitterness, *
Heart of Jesus, source of contrition, *
Heart of Jesus, suffering in the garden, *
Heart of Jesus, sad even unto death, *
Heart of Jesus, betrayed by Judas, *
Heart of Jesus, afflicted by the cowardice of the Apostles, *
Heart of Jesus, comforted by an angel, *
Heart of Jesus, weakened even to agony, *
Heart of Jesus, submissive to the will of Thy Father, *
Heart of Jesus, bound by Thy love, *
Heart of Jesus, suffering every kind of injustice, *
Heart of Jesus, abandoned to the fury of man, *
Heart of Jesus, torn by the scourges, *
Heart of Jesus, pierced by thorns, *
Heart of Jesus, pierced with nails, *
Heart of Jesus, loaded with indignity, *
Heart of Jesus, comfort of the afflicted, *
Heart of Jesus, sweet charm of Thy servants, *
Heart of Jesus, centre of every sorrow, *



Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. If we have borne a part in the sufferings of Jesus Christ,
R. We shall like-wise have a share in His glory.

Let us pray:


Adorable Saviour, Whose sacred Heart, full of sorrow and bitterness, has many times bewailed the guilty pleasures of men: we beseech Thee, through the infinite merits of Thy holy Passion, that, making our hearts conformable to Thine, we may despise the allurements of the world and the flesh, in order to suffer with Thee and deserve through these sufferings to share in Thy glory forever and ever. Who with the Father and the Holy Ghost livest and reignest one God, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.









Thursday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart in the Blessed Sacrament

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, humbled in the Blessed Sacrament, *
Heart of Jesus, resplendent Sun of the Church, *
Heart of Jesus, abyss of all virtues, *
Heart of Jesus, good Pastor, lavish of Thyself, *
Heart of Jesus, offered up again in sacrifice, *
Heart of Jesus, Sacred Host, *
Heart of Jesus, consumed for us, *
Heart of Jesus, bond of charity, *
Heart of Jesus, divine seal of our hearts, *
Heart of Jesus, altar of love, *
Heart of Jesus, refreshment of holy souls, *
Heart of Jesus, adorable feast, *
Heart of Jesus, admirable feast, *
Heart of Jesus, desirable feast, *
Heart of Jesus, delectable feast, *
Heart of Jesus, spiritual sweetness tasted in its proper source, *
Heart of Jesus, hidden manna, *
Heart of Jesus, fountain of living water, *
Heart of Jesus, abridgment of the work of God, *
Heart of Jesus, abridgment of the wonders of God, *
Heart of Jesus, consuming fire, *
Heart of Jesus, source of joy, *
Heart of Jesus, source of love, *
Heart of Jesus, source of all grace, *



Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. The Heart of Jesus finds its delight
R. Amongst the children of men.

Let us pray:


O Jesus, Divine Lover of mankind, Who, in order to gain our hearts and transform them into Thine, hast given us, by a marvelous invention of Thy love, Thine own Heart to be our support: we beseech Thee, through Thy excessive charity, to grant us the grace to receive this Sacred Food with such holy dispositions that we may be happy to return our hearts for Thine, and love for love. Who livest and reignest, one God with the Father and the Holy Spirit, now and ever. Amen.









Wednesday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Dwelling in Solitude

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, dwelling in solitude, *
Heart of Jesus, enclosed in the womb of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, reposing in the bosom of the Father, *
Heart of Jesus, lover of retirement, *
Heart of Jesus, haven of repose, *
Heart of Jesus, always watching over Thy elect, *
Heart of Jesus, detached from the world, *
Heart of Jesus, passing whole nights in prayer, *
Heart of Jesus, absorbed in contemplation, *
Heart of Jesus, adoring the Father in spirit and truth, *
Heart of Jesus, raised above temptations, *
Heart of Jesus, inflamed with love, *
Heart of Jesus, mystical cell, *
Heart of Jesus, delight of those in solitude, *
Heart of Jesus, speaking to the solitary heart, *
Heart of Jesus, rendering fruitful the hearts of those who live in retirement, *
Heart of Jesus, revealing Thy secrets to those living apart from the world, *
Heart of Jesus, strength of the solitary, *
Heart of Jesus, secure refuge of the solitary, *
Heart of Jesus, sweet refreshment of the solitary, *
Heart of Jesus, uniting Thyself to the solitary heart, *
Heart of Jesus, peacefully reigning in the solitary heart, *


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. I will lead the soul into solitude.
R. And there I will speak to her heart.

Let us pray:


Adorable Saviour, Who didst love solitude, we beseech Thee to inspire our hearts with the love of retirement; so that, withdrawn from the tumult of the world, we may hear the sweetness of Thy voice in the silence of creatures, and faithfully correspond with the whisperings of Thy Heart and the inspirations of Thy love. Who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.









Tuesday:

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Conversing Amongst Men

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of Jesus, conversing amongst men, *
Heart of Jesus, submissive to Mary and Joseph, *
Heart of Jesus, sent by the Father, *
Heart of Jesus, led by the Holy Ghost, *
Heart of Jesus, full of wisdom, *
Heart of Jesus, full of grace and truth, *
Heart of Jesus, invincible fortress, *
Heart of Jesus, mighty in word and in works, *
Heart of Jesus, inflamed with zeal for the glory of God, *
Heart of Jesus, severely rebuking the deceitful, *
Heart of Jesus, working miracles everywhere, *
Heart of Jesus, infinite patience, *
Heart of Jesus, refuge of the afflicted, *
Heart of Jesus, always solicitous for sinners, *
Heart of Jesus, comforter of the afflicted, *
Heart of Jesus, immense charity, *
Heart of Jesus, full of forbearance for Thine enemies, *
Heart of Jesus, most faithful to Thy friends, *
Heart of Jesus, conversing with the pure of heart, *
Heart of Jesus, model of meekness and humility, *
Heart of Jesus, example of all virtue, *


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. Learn of Me, for I am meek and humble of heart.
R. And ye shall find rest to your souls.

Let us pray:


Adorable Jesus, Who dwelling on earth didst converse with men with a meekness and humility capable of engaging the hearts of all: we beseech Thee to increase in us those two virtues which Thou dost hold so dear, in order that, following Thy example, conversing amongst our brethren with this humility, we may find the rest which Thou promisest to the meek and humble of heart. Who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, God, for all eternity. Amen.









Monday

Litany of the Sacred Heart of the Child Jesus

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
Have mercy on us! *

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, *
God the Holy Ghost, *
Holy Trinity, one God, *
Heart of the Child Jesus, *
Heart of Jesus, formed in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, reposing in the bosom of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, nourished with the milk of Mary, *
Heart of Jesus, in Whom Thy Father was well pleased, *
Heart of Jesus, hypostatically united to the Son of God, *
Heart of Jesus, wonderful work of the Holy Ghost, *
Heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Blessed Trinity, *
Heart of Jesus, furnace of love, *
Heart of Jesus, throne of love, *
Heart of Jesus, dwelling of love and justice, *
Heart of Jesus, source of sweetness, *
Heart of Jesust powerful in weakness, *
Heart of Jesus, miracle of obedience, *
Heart of Jesus, abyss of humility, *
Heart of Jesus, ocean of goodness, *
Heart of Jesus, sweet centre of my heart, *
Heart of Jesus, my sovereign felicity, *
Heart of Jesus, which love has disarmed, *
Heart of Jesus, treasure open to us, *
Heart of Jesus, source of benedictions, *
Heart of Jesus, principle of sanctity, *
Heart of Jesus, glorified by the angels, *
Heart of Jesus, Who didst summon the wise men from afar, *
Heart of Jesus, the delight of heaven and earth, *


Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Hear us, O Lord!

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us.


V. Create a clean heart in me, O God.
R. And renew a right spirit within me.


Let us pray:


Almighty God, Who by the power of the Holy Ghost didst form the holy and immaculate Heart of Jesus, Who wast conceived for us in the Womb of the Blessed Virgin: withdraw from our hearts all worldly inclinations, and make them clean in Thy sight; that, serving Thee on earth in purity of heart, we may deserve to enjoy the beauty of Thy Presence for all eternity. Amen.








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