General Prayers

Additional Prayers

Act of Faith
My God, I believe in you and all that your Church teaches, because you have said it, and your word is true.

Act of Hope
My God, I hope in you, for grace and for glory, because of your promises, your mercy and your power.

Act of Charity
My God, because you are so good, I love you with all my heart, and for your sake, I love my neighbour as myself.

Act of Contrition
O my God, I am sorry and beg pardon for all my sins, and detest them above all things, because they deserve your dreadful punishments, because they have crucified my loving Saviour Jesus Christ, and, most of all, because they offend your infinite goodness; and I firmly resolve, by the help of your grace, never to offend you again, and carefully to avoid the occasions of sin.

Commendation
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I give you my heart and my soul.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, assist me in my last agony.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, may I breath forth my soul in peace with you.

Act of Resignation
O Lord, my God, whatever manner of death is pleasing to you, with all its anguish, pains and sorrows, I now accept from your hand with a resigned and willing spirit.