God, even now resignedly and willingly, I accept at Thy hand, with all its anxieties, pains, and sufferings, whatever kind of death it shall please Thee to be mine.
by a decree
of the Congregation of Indulgences
of 9 March 1904, His Holiness
Pope Pius X, has granted a plenary indulgence at the moment of death to all the faithful who, on any day they may choose, will
receive the sacraments
and Holy Eucharist
and make this act for the love of God.
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First Sorrow and Joy
O most pure Spouse of Mary,
glorious St. Joseph,
as the affliction and anguish of thy heart
was exceedingly great in thy perplexity,
whether thou shouldst abandon thy most unspotted Spouse,
so was the joy unspeakable when,
by an Angel,
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