O my God!
I firmly believe that Thou art one only God,
the Creator and Sovereign Lord of heaven and earth,
infinitely great and infinitely good.
I firmly believe that in Thee,
one only God,
there are three divine Persons,
really distinct and equal in all things,
the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
I firmly believe that God the Son,
the second Person of the most Holy Trinity, became man:
that He was conceived by the Holy Ghost,
born of the Virgin Mary;
that He suffered and died on a cross,
to redeem and save us;
that He rose the third day from the dead;
that He ascended into heaven;
that He will come at the end of the world to judge mankind;
that He will reward the good with eternal happiness,
and condemn the wicked to the everlasting pains of hell.
I believe these and all other articles
with the holy Roman Catholic Church proposes to our belief,
because Thou, my God,
the infallible Truth, as revealed them;
and Thou hast commanded us to hear the Church,
which is the pillar and the ground of truth.
In this faith I am firmly resolved by Thy holy grace to live and die.
O Christ Jesus,
when all is darkness
and we feel our weakness and helplessness,
give us the sense of Your presence,
Your love, and Your strength.
Help us to have perfect trust
in Your protecting love
and strengthening power,
so that nothing may frighten or worry us,
for, living close to You,
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