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Prayer to the Sacred Heart on Awakening

Offer your heart to the Sacred Heart of Jesus as a sacrifice with this prayer of St Gertrude.

First Fridays Sacred Heart CTS Blog

I adore, praise, and salute you, O most sweet Heart of Jesus Christ. I thank you for having preserved me during this night, and for having rendered to God the Father praises and thanksgivings on my behalf. And now I offer you my heart as a morning sacrifice; I place it in your most tender Heart and entrust it to your keeping; deign to pour into it your divine inspiration, and to enkindle it with your holy love. Amen.
(St Gertrude, d. 1302)


Sacred HeartThis blog is adapted and extracted from our booklet Sacred Heart: Prayers and DevotionsExplaining the effects of devotion to the Sacred Heart over the centuries, the booklet is a practical and simple way for people to foster a devotional spirit and can be used individually or in parish groups.

Learn more about the devotion and the accompanying prayers by ordering your copy of Sacred Heart: Prayers and Devotions.

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