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Friday, 4 March 2016

Consecration of the Human Race

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Consecration of the Human Race 
to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Ordered by His Holiness, Pope Pius XI, December 11, 1925 
For One Fold and One Shepherd


Most Sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the human race, look down upon us humbly prostrate before Thee.  We are Thine and Thine we wish to be; each one of us freely consecrates himself today to Thy Most Sacred Heart.

Many indeed have never known Thee; many too, despising Thy precepts, have rejected Thee.

Have mercy on them all, most merciful Jesus, and draw them to Thy Sacred Heart. 

Be Thou King, O Lord, not only of the faithful who have never forsaken Thee, but also of the prodigal children who have abandoned Thee.  Grant that they may quickly return to their Father’s house lest they die in wretchedness and hunger.

Be Thou King of those who are deceived by erroneous opinions, or whom discord keeps aloof, and call them back to the harbor of truth and unity of faith, so that soon there may be but one flock and one Shepherd.

Grant, O Lord, to Thy Church, assurance of freedom and immunity from harm; give peace and order to all nations, and make the earth resound, from pole to pole  with one cry:  

Praise to the Divine Heart that wrought our salvation; 
to It be glory and honor  forever!!

Amen.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, 
Thy Kingdom Come!



Taken from the book – Holy Hour of Reparation, copyright 1945