and dearest Jesus,
I kneel before Your face.
With all my heart
I ask You
to place in my heart
more faith, hope
Give me a true sorrow for my sins
and a strong will
to do better
With great sorrow and grief
I look upon your five wounds
and think about them.
Before my eyes are the words
that the prophet
David said of You,
"They have pierced my hands and feet
They have numbered all my bones."
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O Christ, our Morning Star,
Splendour of Light Eternal,
shining with the glory of the rainbow,
come and waken us
from the greyness of our apathy,
and renew in us your gift of hope.
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