O Most Holy and Blessed Trinity, through the intercession of Holy Mary, whose
soul was pierced through by a sword of sorrow at the sight of the Passion of her
Divine Son, we ask Your help in making a perfect Novena of reparation with
Jesus, united with all His sorrows, love and total abandonment.
We now implore all the Angels and Saints to intercede for us as we pray this
Holy Novena to the Most Holy Face of Jesus and for the glory of the most Holy
Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. (Start novena)
"All those who, attracted by My love, and venerating My countenance, shall
receive, by virtue of My humanity, a brilliant and vivid impression of My
divinity. This splendor shall enlighten the depths of their souls, so that in
eternal glory the celestial court shall marvel at the marked likeness of their
features with My divine countenance." (Our Lord Jesus Christ to St. Gertrude)
Psalm 51, 8-9.
Indeed you love truth in the heart; then in the secret of my heart teach me
Wisdom. O purify me, then I shall be clean; O wash me, I shall be whiter than
O Lord Jesus, who has said, learn of me for I am meek and gentle of heart, and
who did manifest upon Thy Holy Face the sentiments of Thy divine heart, grant
that we may love to come frequently and meditate upon Thy divine features. We
may read there Thy gentleness and Thy humility, and learn how to form our hearts in the practice of these two virtues which Thou desires to see shine in Thy servants. Mary our Mother and Saint Joseph help us.
Through the merits of Thy precious Blood and Your Holy Face, O Jesus, grant us
our petition, , Pardon and Mercy.
Prayer in Honor of the Dolors of the Blessed Virgin
O Most Holy and afflicted Virgin, Queen of Martyrs! who stood beneath the Cross,
witnessing the agony of your dying Son, look down with a mother’s tenderness and pity on us as we kneel before you to venerate your Dolors, and place our
requests, with filial confidence, in the sanctuary of your wounded heart.
Present them on our behalf to Jesus, through the merits of His most sacred
Passion and Death, together with your sufferings at the foot of the Cross, and
through the united efficacy of both, obtain the favor which we humbly ask. To
whom shall we go in our wants and miseries if not to you. O Mother of Mercy, who having so deeply drunk of the chalice of your Son, graciously alleviate the
sufferings of those who still sigh in this land of exile. Amen.
Prayer to the Souls in Purgatory
My Jesus, by the sorrows You suffered in Your agony in the garden, in Your
scourging and crowning with thorns, in the way to Calvary, in Your crucifixion
and death, have mercy on the souls in Purgatory, and especially on those that
are most forsaken. Deliver them from the dire torments they endure. Call them
and admit them to Your most sweet embrace in Paradise. Amen.
Pray one (1) Our Father, (3) Hail Mary’s, (1) Glory Be.
O Bleeding Face, O Face Divine, be every adoration Thine. (Three times)