Daily Preparatory Prayer
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, 6b-7.
You are just when You pass sentence on me, blameless when You give judgment. You know I was born guilty, a sinner from the moment of conception.
Prayer of Pope Pius IX
O Jesus! Cast upon us a look of mercy; turn Your Face towards each of us as You did to Veronica; not that we may see it with our bodily eyes, for this we do not deserve, but turn it towards our hearts, so that, remembering You, we may ever draw from this fountain of strength the vigor necessary to sustain the combats of life. Amen. Mary, Our Mother, and Saint Joseph, pray for us.
Through the merits of Your precious Blood and Your Holy Face, O Jesus, grant us our petition, , Pardon and Mercy.
Prayer of Saint Francis
All highest, glorious God, cast Your light into the darkness of our hearts, give
us true faith, firm hope, perfect charity and profound humility, so that with
wisdom, courage and perception, O Lord, we may do what is truly Your holy will.
To the Angels and Saints
We salute you, through the Holy Face and Sacred Heart of Jesus, O all you Holy
Angels and Saints of God. We rejoice in your glory, and we give thanks to our
Lord for all the benefits which He has showered upon you; we praise Him and
glorify Him, and offer you for an increase of your joy and honor, the most Holy
Face and gentle Heart of Jesus. Pray that we may become formed according to the heart of God. Amen.
Pray (1) Our Father, (3) Hail Mary’s, (1) Glory Be.
O Bleeding Face, O Face Divine, be every adoration Thine. (Three times)