In the Spirit of Mother Teresa
(Recommended for Fridays)
Sacred Heart of Jesus, humbly prostrate before You, we come to
renew our consecration, with the resolution of repairing, by an
increase of love and fidelity to You, all the outrages unceasingly
offered You. We firmly resolve that:
The more your mysteries are blasphemed, the more firmly we shall
believe in them, O Sacred Heart of Jesus!
The more impiety endeavors to extinguish our hopes of immortality,
the more we shall trust in Your Heart, sole Hope of mortals!
The more hearts resist Your divine attractions, the more we shall
love You, O infinitely amiable Heart of Jesus!
The more Your divinity is attacked, the more we shall adore it, O
Divine Heart of Jesus!
The more Your holy Laws are forgotten and transgressed, the more we
shall observe them, O most Holy Heart of Jesus.
The more Your sacraments are despised and abandoned, the more we
shall receive them with love and respect, O Most Liberal Heart of
The more Your adorable virtues are forgotten, the more we shall
endeavor to practice them, O Heart, Model of every virtue!
The more Your holy vows of Marriage are neglected and broken, the
more we shall observe them with love and fidelity, O Heart most
The more the demon labors to destroy the life of prayer and purity
in consecrated souls, the more we will try to keep Purity - pure,
Chastity - chaste, Virginity - virginal, O most pure Heart of Jesus.
The more mothers destroy the presence and image of God through
abortion, the more we shall save them by caring for them or by giving
them in adoption, O tender Heart of Jesus.
O Sacred Heart, give us so strong and powerful a grace that we may
be Your apostles in the midst of the world, and Your crown in a happy