How to Pray the Chaplet of the Holy Wounds

One Methods:Rosary Prayer

You would like to pray the Chaplet of the Holy Wounds of Christ. You have a very deep love for Our Lord's Passion, and would love to meditate more deeply upon it. Christ paid a Great Price for the sins of humanity, and you want to have a very intimate, Holy relationship with Him.

Steps

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    Begin by praying: "Holy suffering souls, who can obtain so many graces for us, remember me in the midst of your sufferings. I will work unceasingly to obtain for you the joys of Heaven, and I know you will plead for me. Amen."
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    Make the Sign of the Cross: "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen."
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    On the Crucifix pray: "Jesus, Divine Redeemer, be merciful to us and to the whole world. Amen."
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    On the first of three beads pray: "Strong God, Holy God, immortal God, have mercy on us and on the whole world. Amen."
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    On the second bead pray: "Grace and mercy O my Jesus, during present dangers; cover us with thy Precious Blood. Amen."
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    On the third bead pray: "Eternal Father, grant us mercy through the Blood of Jesus Christ, Thine only Son; grant us mercy, we beseech thee. Amen."
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    Repeat the following for each large bead and the ten smaller beads that follow it:
    • On the large bead pray: "Eternal Father, I offer Thee the wounds of our Lord Jesus Christ to heal those of our souls. Amen."
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    • On each of the 10 beads pray: "My Jesus, pardon and mercy through the merits of Thy Holy Wounds. Amen."
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    Offer a concluding prayer, Prayer for Purity, to Saint Joseph: "O Guardian of Virgins and holy Father St. Joseph, into who faithful keeping were entrusted Christ Jesus, Innocence itself, and Mary, Virgin of virgins, I pray and beseech thee by these dear pledges, Jesus and Mary, that, being preserved from all uncleanness, I may with spotless mind, pure heart and chaste body ever serve Jesus and Mary most chastely all the days of my life. Amen.

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Tips

  • There are five large beads. Each one is called a mystery.

Things You'll Need

  • Rosary beads.

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