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1 TABLE OF CONTENTS The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc. Section I : The Rule of Life Chapter 1: The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Chapter 2: The Life of the Community Chapter 3: Prayer Chapter 4: Penance and Conversion Chapter 5: Witness of Poverty Chapter 6: Apostolate Section II: General Statutes Chapter 7: Organization Chapter 8: Government Section III: Particular Statutes Chapter 9: Elections and Duties Chapter 10: Private Vow of Chastity Chapter 11: Formation Chapter 12: Entry into the Secular Community Chapter 13: Probation Chapter 14: The Promise Chapter 15: Formation Program Chapter 16: Conclusion Section IV: Prayers, Consecrations and Litanies of the Order The Rule of Life Approved August 15, 1996 Chapter 17: Prayers of the Order Chapter 18: Consecrations of the Order Chapter 19: Litanies of the Order

2 SECTION I. THE RULE OF LIFE of the Order, following its directives and the Rule. Chapter 1: The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Our Order was inspired by the Servants of Mary Rule, the writings of Sister Natalia of Hungary, and Christifideles Laici. The Servite Rule is the official basis of our spirituality. It has been amended to serve our particular apostolic endeavors. The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc comprises People of God who have take promises to live the Rule of Life. All members,derive their vocation to a lay religious life from their baptismal consecration. All members are encouraged to meet together as family, to foster bonds of fellowship and prayer, and to work through their Sacraments to save those souls who can still be saved. A vocation to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., is a special calling within the Church, the holy people of God. It consists of an invitation, freely given by God, to which a free and conscious response is made. In this gift, we recognize the teachings of Christ in the Beatitudes, and the efficacious maternal presence of Mary. In the words of Pope John Paul II, "Through Mary's mediation, wholly oriented toward Christ..." This gift of a vocation finds its roots in baptismal consecration, and with its acceptance, The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph members commit themselves to fulfilling the evangelical commandment of love. Members of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph are people who support each other in their marital, family and social life as well as through their active involvement in the world. They strive toward holiness according to the spirituality aaaa Members undertake to incorporate in their lives the religious experience of the Saints of God, who have served in the past. Each community provides a place to gather together to discover the presence of the Lord, and to find the support they need to respond to their special call to holiness. All are called to serve, to invite, and to encourage others to a life of prayer and service. Through listening to the Word of God and through prayer, members deepen their sense of vocation and mission in the community and in the world. The primary apostolic focus would be for those members who can reach out to the domestic Church - the family. As living members of the Church, they commit themselves to knowing and living her teachings in their own lives and apostolates. In particular, our communities desire to implement the Church's social doctrines to bring about dignity and justice for the poor. Using the Holy Family as a guide, we strive to promote family Gospel values. In the spirit of our Order, members draw abiding inspiration from the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother and Servant of the Lord. We look to Her as a guiding image, leading us to a life of simplicity and service; totally dedicated to God. We regard Her as the perfect model of a disciple of Jesus, and dedicate ourselves entirely to Her, honoring Her especially as the Virgin of Sorrows, Our Lady of Mercy, Our Lady of Guadeloupe, and Mary, Victorious Queen of the World. Members commit themselves to deepening their knowledge of Her and Her place in the mystery of salvation. A daily consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus solidifies this dedication of service. By means of the promise, members express a voluntary commitment to be faithful to the vocation received and to maintain a living bond with the Order. Chapter 2: The Life of the Community Following the example of the first Christians who, "... were of one heart and one mind", the brothers and sisters of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph meet together regularly to further their knowledge of each other, and to strengthen each other on their journey together toward Christian perfection, and in the loving service of all people. All members take an active part in the regular meetings, which celebrate the life of the community. With simplicity, they offer their personal contributions of experiences and ideas. The community meets to proclaim and reflect on God's Divine Will and Word, to study the Rule, to discuss matters of human, social religious concern, and issues related to the Rule. Meetings should always be an opportunity to pray, to learn, to share, and to minister together. 1 2

3 The community has living links with the local church. Members should strive to be of service to their local parish or serve in programs for the elderly, or the poor. Whenever possible, brothers and sisters take part in the prayer life, renewal sessions, chapters and meals with all the members. The partnership of married couples constitutes the first form of communion between persons. We desire to educate couples in the dignity of the Sacrament of Marriage, and to teach them to minister as couples in the power of the Holy Spirit; growing in sanctity through their Sacrament. The community keeps in constant touch with those brothers and sisters who, because of particular circumstances, are unable to attend the meetings of the group. An Infirmian is appointed to visit and pray with the person, seeing to the person's needs. This intercessory prayer encourages and supports him/her in heartfelt solidarity, and in religious growth. Likewise, it maintains bonds of communion, and a family spirit with the numerous other families and groups which share the same vocation, and which together form a single family. In the spirit of the Beatitudes, each member shares material goods according to his/her means, to assist brothers and sisters in financial difficulties. Regular collections can be taken to finance the community operation. Each member should "tithe" from his blessings of time, talent and treasure, for the apostolic endeavors of the Order. Chapter 3: Prayer Prayer is an essential duty for every Christian; but for the professed members of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, it is a way of life! Remembering the scriptural references to the prayer life of Jesus Christ, prayer constitutes our special, personal response to our promise to follow Him, His teachings and His example. Prayer constitutes a special commitment to growth in faith and hope. Prayer constitutes one's special commitment to bring the commandment of love to perfection. Members know well, in order to live constantly in God's silent presence, a personal and hidden prayer life is a necessity, as Jesus wonderfully exemplified for us in His earthly life. Prayer is a meeting with God in faith. The Blessed Virgin Mary, is the highest example of the person of prayer, and through Her immaculate Heart, our Sorrowful Mother, our sure, safe guide on our journey, and the support of the Order. The Order attaches great importance to common prayer. Together with our brothers and sisters, we explore the depths of the Word of God and intercede for all souls through the Blessed Virgin. We make our prayers centered on God's mercy and to live the Rule in faithfulness in our vocation. We make prayers and acts of reparation and atonement to the Triune God for the sins of the world. All communities are to devise A and use programs that help get prayer back into the family. Among the various prayers and prayer forms, liturgical prayer takes priority. The members participate in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. The Divine Office is highly recommended. In the Eucharist, the highest expression of prayer and the sacramental sign of the local community, the brothers and sisters make present the Passover of the Lord; and establish a bond of love between them and all humanity. We foster Eucharistic Adoration and Reparation. Members are encouraged to participate in the Mass as often as possible, and to offer prayer for the Order, its members, and the local Diocese. Members of the community show special honor to the Blessed Virgin by means of particular acts of devotion, such as the "Hail Mary", the vigil of the Blessed Virgin, the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows (Dolors), the Litany of Captives, etc. We celebrate the Rosary of the principal Marian feasts as family feasts. We pray daily for each member of the local community. If possible, all members fast and pray each week to fulfill the requests of the Blessed Mother for this time in salvation history. Understanding that the souls of the just in purgatory pray and intercede constantly for us, yet can do nothing to shorten their purgation, members pray often for departed brothers and sisters, imploring the Lord's mercy on their behalf. A minimum of one mass per year will be offered on behalf of the Order's deceased. It is one of the duties of the community organize regular periods of reflection in which all members participate. The purpose of the Order is for personal sanctification of its members by Eucharistic adoration and prayer of reparation and atonement. All members are to promote Eucharistic Adoration and Devotion. The primary apostolic focus for all communities would be for those members who can reach out to the domestic church - the family. The goals is to get prayer back into the family. Chapter 4: Penance and Conversion Penance is a Gospel value and a sure means of conversion. Penance consists primarily of charity, understood as acceptance of, and service to one another. Members receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation at least monthly to help maintain a constant orientation toward the Divine Will, ever alert to everyday opportunities for the practice of charity, works of mercy and the virtue of moderation. The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, is dedicated to bringing the commandment of charity to perfection. 3 4

4 Chapter 5: Witness of Poverty Members live the evangelical Beatitude, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven", following the example of Mary, poor and humble servant of the Lord. By conscientious work, simplicity and austerity of lifestyle, sensitivity to the needs of others and service to those most in need, members give testimony of their love for the poor Christ. Members proclaim to the people of the world attracted to wealth, power and pleasure, that God is the One Necessary Good, Who alone can satisfy the longings of the human heart. Chapter 6: Apostolate Faithful to their vocation of service, the members radiate the love of Christ throughout the world. following the example of Mary, we offer to all people a living testimony of selfgiving. The Order promotes family prayer, Eucharistic Adoration and the Divine Will as primary apostolic missions. Each community is encouraged to adopt programs that will accomplish the mission. All communities have the right to pick other works to assist the local poor, the community or the Church. This gives members a vision and bonds the people together in a common service to the Lord. Furthermore, to help people prepare for the Second Pentecost, we will work to make known those messages of Mary approved by the Church for private devotion. As members of the Church living in the world, members share in earthly anxieties as well as spiritual aspirations. Urged by the love of God, we cooperate in the building of a new world in the light of Gospel values. We go into the whole world for a determined time to serve in missionary territories (Christifideles Laici). Individual communities determine how they are able to assist in this ministry. Our mission to bring prayer to the family allows us to fulfill a needs ministry to the unborn, the sick, the elderly, the poor and the suffering. In addition, this mission allows us to present traditional Catholic teaching in all that we do. SECTION II. GENERAL STATUTES Chapter 7: Organization The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is made up of local communities consisting of professed members. Each community must be approved by the International Office. persons and approved combinations and variations of the two. Communities and members are united by the same ideals of life and form an international community. Communities may group together for the common good. The internal life of each community, or group of communities, is self-regulated, under the leadership of its elected Prior/Prioress and its own Community Council. Four promised members, are required in order to form a community. The International Council always bears the burden of final approval for the erection of any new community. Isolated-status Members are members who do not actively belong to, or participate in the community, and such membership status is granted when extenuating circumstances warrant, such as, but not limited to: health, geographic and national boundaries, distance, vocational scheduling and involvement. Nonetheless, Isolated Membership status is permitted only with the approval of the responsible and accountable, sponsoring local Community Council. Where possible, Isolated Members shall attend special Order events and retreats. Isolated Members incur all the obligations and responsibilities of the Rule, except, an Isolated Member is not required to attend regular community meetings. Each community and Isolated Member is spiritually connected to the Order in the love of Jesus through Mary, and physically connected to the Order through the Community Council Advisor, appointed by the International Council. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is interpreted by the Holy Roman Catholic Church is the basis of the Rule and Organization. As of this early writing, our communications are not canonically erected. The Order was formed to meet the local needs of the Church, at which time a community was established and sent teams to the poor. As a sign of membership in the Order, the members are offered the privilege of wearing the approved habit and using J.M.J. after their names, following Final Promise. Habit for men being black shirts and gray pants. Habit for women, the same colors - pants or skirts. A proper relationship must be maintained with the Local Ordinary. In particular, a community must be in union with the Holy Father. If a community is canonically erected, the International Office of the Order must be notified. Chapter 8: Government Any official of the Order, given a duty, needs to be given the authority to complete that 5 6

5 The Officials of the community report only to the Prior/Prioress. In keeping with the spirit of Jesus' teaching on authority (that those who aspire to greatness in the Kingdom of God must serve the needs of all) each official is responsible to the entire community, The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, and to God. The Prior General is both the authority and a sign of unity for the whole Order. In the spirit of service taught by Jesus, first in the washing of the feet of the apostles and again in the drying of the feet of the apostles at the Last Supper, the Prior/Prioress General respects the autonomy of the local communities while lovingly guiding all communities of the Order through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, under the safe protection of Mary's mantle, while always seeking the Divine Will of the Father. The Prior General is elected to lead the National and International Council(s), as outlined in the Administrative Guide. The Assistant General is named by the International Council, headed by the Prior General. The principal responsibility lies in the area of community communications. The research, development, and implementation of formation programs, study guides, the Rule and the Administration Guide will all generate problems and difficulties, which must be resolved. The Assistant will communicate questions and answers from the International Council, and will solicit and coordinate responses from communities to the International Council. He/She is also responsible for the coordination and collaboration of communications between communities and members of the Order with respect to facilitating communication within the Order as a whole. The Assistant General temporarily assumes the duties and responsibilities of Office of the Prior General in the event of death or other incapacity until special election of the successor. The Local Community Prior/Prioress is first among the brothers and sisters, presiding over the community's service of love, as the servant of all the rest. Together with the Council and each member of the community, but responsible for and to the community, the Prior/Prioress works to: Bear witness to Jesus Christ, who came not to be served, but to serve and to give more abundant life to His disciples; Convoke and preside at the separate meetings of the community and Council; Appoint members to lead and to be responsible for various offices and functions; Foster and encourage spiritual and apostolic endeavors of the community and members; Appoint a Vocation Coordinator/Director responsible for actively fostering vocations; Be vigilant concerning the adherence to and observance of the Rule and the Statutes; Ensure each member of the community has an opportunity to serve within his/her capacity, realizing God has a plan for every person; and Collaborate with the Officials of the community. The Council - We declare, here and now, that the purpose of the Rule is to give a framework for proper discernment, not to hinder the work of the Holy Spirit. The authority and organization traditional in the Holy Roman Catholic Church has long been the envy of other religions. It is this very Authority and Organization through which the Holy Spirit works, and their obedience to which the Holy Spirit calls His children. Therefore, each community will have a Council, composed of a Prior/Prioress, Secretary and Treasurer; elected by the community, which they shall guide and serve, and three appointed council members. Their duties fully described in the Administrative Guide, include but are not limited to the following: Collaborating with the Prior/Prioress in community leadership, and as appointed; Animating the community in prayer and service actions; Accepting Isolated Members and candidates for admission to the Order, supervising their postulancy, novitiate, and administration of their promise; Approve the formation of a new community; Following the guidelines in the Administrative Guide, to dispense the Promise of the Professed and to dismiss a member of the community; Recommending a Vow of Chastity to the Local Ordinary. The Assistant - can be established to work with the Prior/Prioress, should the community so desire. He/she should foster the spirit of the Order and offer spiritual service and encouragement. The Assistant should be responsible for developing local ministries of service and recruiting members to do the work of the Lord. The Secretary - has the responsibilities that include but are not limited to: Keeping minutes of Council meetings; 7 8

6 Keeping an up-to-date register of membership admissions and promises; Publishing the approved monthly calendar for the community, so each member is aware of the works, activities and special events of the community; Looking after and maintaining updated records of the community; and Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Council. The Treasurer - has the traditional duty of keeping clear and accurate records of donations and expenditures. A budget and plan for ministry should be formalized by the Council. An annual report of all financial activities and expenditures will be provided to each member of the community. The Spiritual Advisor and Spiritual Director - each community needs a competent Spiritual Advisor to assist the Council in the formation of the community and members. This person does not have to be a priest, but should be. If no priest is available, the aid of a person grounded in the Catholic Faith and Practices should be enlisted. Only ordained clergy may act as a community Spiritual Director. Chapter 10: Private Vow of Chastity Members who are free to do so, and who desire to give of themselves more deeply to the suffering Christ, and who have been given the vocation for seeking a higher degree of spiritual perfection, may apply to take a Vow of Perfect Chastity. However, it is the intention of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, to work toward holiness through the natural order God created for us and through the Sacraments. To this end, we emphasize -- Matrimony for couples; Baptism for Associates. To take such a vow is in accordance with ancient and praiseworthy customs of the Church. However, such a vow involves a grave burden. It should not be taken without first giving serious consideration to the matter for personal discernment, nor without the advice and approval of one's Confessor and one's Spiritual Advisor, nor without obtaining permission from the local council and the Local Ordinary. Only if the affirmation is unanimous should this vow be pursued. Married couples are not normally permitted to take this vow. The Vow of Perfect Chastity takes on the obligation of celibacy, binding the soul to the virtue of Religion. It should not be confused with purity of heart, abstention from the carnal, or the chastity of spirit associated with the fidelity mutually celebrated by couples in their Sacrament of Matrimony. SECTION III. PARTICULAR STATUTES Chapter 9: Elections and Duties Rather, in taking the Vow of Perfect Chastity, the soul seeks to perfect, the separation of itself from the world; that is, in giving up everything for Christ, the Bridegroom of our Soul. It is at once symbolic and harsh. Since the denial of the natural order is to affirm the supernatural order, and then only for the greater Glory of God, the soul needs to be certain of the Divine Origins of the desire to this vocation. Each community, or group of communities is to have its own Statutes for the practical implementation of those laid down in the Rule. In particular, these statues should: a. Establish an election procedure for the community to govern regular elections. To this end, an election procedure is furnished as a guide to each community. Although not a mandatory procedure, it is wellfounded and working. b. Establish the method of election and length of term of the various offices. c. Establish the number, responsibilities, method of selection, and length of term of non-elected officers of the community. d. Establish the "other duties" of the Secretary. If, after all this, the soul takes the Vow of Perfect Chastity, and after taking the vow it is found that a change from the celibate state of life is necessary, the member must either wait until the time for which the vow was taken has elapsed, or procure a dispensation in accordance with Canon Law. Chapter 11: Formation The vocation of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph grows within the community and by service within its apostolic work. All communities are encouraged to keep in communication with each other, to share the success of the Holy Spirit and Mary in the harvest field. The community offers to every member the experience of sharing life and constant help; the community of the entire Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph family transmits the riches of the Church and the Order. A formation program outline is furnished each community by the Order. It must be adapted to the needs of the local community and implemented to ensure each member 9 10

7 has the opportunity to grow in the imitation of Jesus, through Mary. It should be remembered, if you are not growing spiritually, you are stagnating, and dying spiritually. The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph members are aware that bringing their vocation to full maturity demands personal commitment to the Lord Jesus, through the Blessed Virgin Mary. In belonging to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., the member lives a promise made to God, all the while approaching the promise God made to the member before time began. In this promise, lies a covenant. Therefore, The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is a tool for perfection and Holiness, used by God; and a tool to find fulfillment, used heart and soul by the member. To this end, God builds on the natural He has created. Each member is therefore encouraged to use his/her gifts and talents in relationship to God and all humanity, to pray for the needs of the Order and all members, and to promote vocations to the priesthood and to the Order. While the Virgin Mary shared on earth the life common to all, full of family worries and hard work, She was always in intimate union with her Son, sharing in the Savior's work in a most singular way. She is the two-fold model for us to follow. The Passion of the Sacred Heart is mirrored in the compassion of the Immaculate Heart. The Redemption of mankind is achieved through Mary's cooperation with God's Plan -- She is the Co- Redemptrix of mankind. We follow Her example of prayer and obedience, growing in Holiness; we stay close to Her for protection. The Immaculate Conception is the fist human infused with God's Divine Will. We are called in prayer to consecrate ourselves to His Divine Will, to accept as His children, His Divine Will as our own; as contrasted by the resignation of our free human wills to God's Will. Doctrinal formation of the Order is required for all members to assist in growing into intimate union with Jesus Christ. Special emphasis will be placed on developing a social conscience in accordance with Church teaching. Communities are strongly encouraged to use the Catholic Catechism for doctrinal teachings. Chapter 12: Entry into the Secular Community They may be admitted into the Order who manifest a sincere desire to share the ideals of the Order, undertaking to live and express in their own social contest the human and evangelical values of the Christian life, honoring and imitating the Blessed Virgin in a particular manner, according to the spirit of the Order. The Postulant must be able to receive the Sacraments and be in good standing with the Catholic Faith. For admission to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, a candidate must submit a written request and a letter of good standing from a priest to the local community's Formation Director. The Formation Director's written report shall then accompany the candidate's request, and together be submitted to the Council of the local community. The local community has the right to accept or reject the candidate. The candidate must be a Baptized Catholic, 18 years of age or older, in good standing with the Catholic Church, who wants to make a permanent commitment to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. If married, the candidates apply as a Couple.. Admission to the community is conducted according to the ritual proper to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc. Adaptations of the rite may be made with the final approval of the Local Council. Upon admission, the candidate will be required to complete studies that will assist them in discerning their call to join The Secular Order. The candidate is observed during the period of study and practice of the Rule to help determine the authenticity of the candidate's vocation. Chapter 13: Probation Probation is defined as the period from the time of admission to the Novitiate to the time of Final Promise, usually one year. Longer periods can be required by the local Council, should the Council deem it appropriate. During the period of probation, under the guidance of the Prior/Prioress of the local community and the person responsible for formation, the candidate undertakes: To discover and personalize his/her specific vocation as a lay person in the church, his/her virtues and characteristics proper to the Order: To study the Rule and Statues proper to The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc.; To deepen knowledge and understanding of the Church's teaching on the Virgin Mary in the Mystery of Christ and the Church; To understand the essential elements and spirituality of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc.; To complete the assigned Novitiate Study Programs; To begin a study of Holy Scriptures; and To be able to participate in community service(s). For sound reasons, and at the discretion of the local Community Council, the period of probation may be shortened or lengthened

8 All candidates must consecrate their lives to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The candidate must be taught and then prove sufficient speaking knowledge of the profound meanings of this consecration for purposes of evangelization. Chapter 14: The Promise The Promise is the act by which the candidate renews the consecration made at Baptism, undertaking to live it according to the spirituality of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., family, and in accordance with the Rule and Statues of the Order. By the promise, the candidate is enrolled perpetually into The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., and shares in the life, merits, graces and sanctity of the whole Order of Mary's family. The request for admission to the promise must be made by the candidate in writing and be accompanied by a written report for the person responsible for formation. The request is made to the Council of the local community. The candidate can be any Baptized Catholic with a vocation to make a permanent commitment to the Order. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older The Rite of the Promise follows the formula prescribed by the Ritual of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., and is presided over according to the circumstances by the Prior/Prioress of the local community. This is a solemn occasion. Religious, Clergy, members of other local communities of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Inc., members of other Secular Orders and Third Orders are also to be invited and welcomed by the local community to share in this event and celebration. A permanent record must be made in the local community, and a notice of Admission by Promise must be sent to the International Office for permanent file. For just and valid reason, the Council of the local community can temporarily or permanently suspend any promised person or couple. The case for such action must be set forth before the entire local Community Council, and discussed. Action is to be voted and agreed upon unanimously only after having provided legitimate opportunity to hear the person(s) involved in a special Council meeting. Chapter 15: Formation Program The disciplines of our formation converge in sacred liturgy. We acknowledge liturgy as the common focus in our search to discover love and community identify. Christ is the Way, the Truth and the Light, and within His Presence in the sacraments and paraliturgical celebrations, we will strive to be fully one with each other and the Holy Spirit. In particular, each member should strive to receive the Body and Blood of Jesus as often as possible. The Eucharist is the unique channel of God's Love and Presence, which breaks into our consciousness and heals our sub-consciousness. Since the Order fosters Eucharistic Adoration, new members need to be fully acquainted with the Benediction Rite, and be prepared to spend an hour in reparation whenever possible. The International Office will publish a Formation Guide, which will be used by all communities for the formation of members of The Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The poor are a very special people to Our Lord. Studies that will help a community learn to reach out to the poor deserve special emphasis. The St. Vincent DePaul Society and certain other Catholic organizations are entirely dedicated to helping the poor. By working with and learning from them, a community can grow in skills or benefit to the needy. Each community should work within the local diocese to help the poor. Some J.M.J. communities will send teams for a predetermined period to work in the international missions. While this is laudable and worthy, it needs to be noted as truth that Christ suffers in your poor and needy neighbor first. Furthermore, because it is your neighbor, it is God who calls you. God gives gifts to everyone -- we need to use our gifts to help the needy find and exercise their gifts. Each member of the Body of Christ must have the opportunity to grow, refine and use their developing gift; first for themselves, then for God in each other. We must pray for, allow and encourage members of the Order to grow in holiness and service, for it is by prayer that we receive grace, by grace we receive strength, and through strength we minister. Charisma must be translated into a living reality based on holiness of life. It should be clearly understood that each country, region, or city has different requirements. The local community must discern and design a teaching and formation program that meets or exceeds the needs of its members. Assistance programs can be developed and shared with other communities. The International Office will maintain a lending library for basic teachings. Among these teaching and formation programs must be included, those ministries embraced by the Order. At this writing, approved programs include: Divine Will and Eucharistic Adoration. Work for purpose of assisting the local community in these requirements, Study Guides and formation materials are available from the International Office. Brief records are to be kept on all members. We need to know the gifts that are available for service and what limitations are also evident. A person designated to help in the formation program of an individual will complete a brief summary report on the progress of the individuals as deemed warranted. In all cases, a report must be filed with the Local Council before the Final Promise is made

9 We encourage each community to acquire a Priest to act as the Community Spiritual Director. Each member is encouraged to have a personal Spiritual Director or Spiritual Monitor, who will help discern what God is asking for his/her soul's growth and service. Chapter 16: Conclusion We want to grow in Holiness of life and serve God through the Blessed Mother in the world. We want to reap all the gifts and graces God wants to give us. We need to exercise the graces God gives us in all the Sacraments of the Church, with particular emphasis on: Baptism, Confession, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, and most especially, Matrimony. Our growth is through the joy of suffering, through prayer, fasting, sacrifice and whatever our Cross which God has for us to carry. Our faith is dependent on the Word of God, not on human philosophy. It is by the power of the Holy Spirit that we live and move. Our consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary will lead us through servant discipleship to final possession of the Kingdom of God. (15 August 1994 Ad Deum) SECTION IV. PRAYERS, CONSECRATIONS AND LITANIES OF THE ORDER Chapter: 17 Prayers of the Order Morning Offering in the Divine Will Father God, I consecrate myself into your Divine Will for Your honor and glory. Thank You for another day to serve You as Your child. I am nothing. God is All. Holy Trinity of God, I love You. All honor, power and glory are Yours. Come Divine Will, continue to think in my mind, circulate in my blood, look with my eyes, listen in my ears, speak in my voice, breathe in my breathing, beat in my heart, move in my motion, suffer in my suffering, and may my soul, consumed and merged with Your Will, be the living crucifix immolated for the glory of the Father. Pray in me and then offer this prayer to Yourself as mine, to satisfy the prayers of all, and to give to the Father the Glory that all creatures should give Him. Infuse in me the faith of Mary, Most Holy, in order to possess You as She Possessed You. Infuse in me the hope of Mary, Most Holy, in order to desire You as She Desired You. The Dolor Rosary The Blessed Virgin Mary grants seven graces to the souls who honor her daily by saying seven Hail Mary's and meditating on her tears and dolors. The devotion was passed on by St. Bridget. Here are the Seven Graces: 1. I will grant peace to their families. 2. They will be enlightened about the divine mysteries. 3. I will console them in their pains and I will accompany them in their work. 4. I will give them as much as they ask for, as long as it does not oppose the adorable will of my Divine Son, or the sanctification of their souls. 5. I will defend them in their spiritual battles with the infernal enemy and I will protect them at every instant of their lives. 6. I will visibly help them at the moment of their death, they will see the face of their Mother. 7. I have obtained (This Grace) from my Divine Son, that those who propagate this devotion to my tears and dolors will be taken directly from this earthly life to eternal happiness since all their sins will be forgiven and my Son and I will be their eternal consolation and joy. Seven Sorrows: 1. The Prophecy of Simeon (St. Luke 2: 34-35) 2. The Flight into Egypt (St. Matthew 2: 13-14) 3. The Loss of the Child Jesus in the Temple (St. Luke 2: 43-45) 4. The Meeting of Jesus and Mary on the Way to the Cross (St. Luke 23: 26-28) 5. The Crucifixion (St. John 19: ) 6. The Taking Down of the Body of Jesus from the Cross (St. John 19: 32-37) 7. The Burial of Jesus (St. John 19: 38-42) * Three Hail Mary's in Honor of the Tears of Mary Infuse in me the charity of Mary, Most Holy, to love You as She loved You. Come Divine Will to adore in me. And, since Your Will multiplies acts to the infinite, thus I intend to give You the Satisfaction as if all had assisted at Holy Mass, and give to all the fruit of the Sacrifice and impetrate salvation for all

10 The Lord's Prayer Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed by Thy Name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day, Our Daily Bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen. The Angelic Salutation (Lk 1:28-42 Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women, and Blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners (and send forth the graces of your Flame of Love to all mankind) now and at the hour of our death. Amen. The Angelus V. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary. R. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. (Hail Mary...) V. And the Word was made flesh. R. And dwelt among us. (Hail Mary...) V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God. R. That we may be worthy of the Promises of Christ. (Hail Mary...) Glory Be to the Father Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Glory Be to God Through the Victorious Queen Glory to the Father; Glory to the Son; Glory to the Holy Spirit, through the Holy Virgin -- The Victorious Queen of all the world, now and forever. Amen, Alleluia! The Apostle's Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only son, Our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell. On the third day, He arose from the dead. He ascended into Heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father, from whence He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic church, the Communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen. Act of Contrition O, my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended You, and I detest all my sins, because of Thy just punishment. But, most of all, because they offend You, My God, Who are all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Your grace, to sin no more, and to avoid the near occasion of sin. Amen. Act of Faith O, my God, I firmly believe that You are One God in Three Divine Persons; Father, Son, and Holy spirit. I believe that Your divine Son became Man and died for our sins, and that He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the Holy Catholic Church teaches, because You revealed them, who can neither deceive nor be deceived. Amen. Act of Hope O, My God, relying on Your infinite goodness and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of Your grace, and life everlasting, through the merits of Jesus Christ, My Lord and Redeemer. Amen. Prayers of Contrition O, my Jesus, I love You over and above everything! For the love of You, I am sorry for all my sins. O, Merciful Love, I ask pardon for the sins of the world. United with the Immaculate Heart of our Heavenly Mother, I ask pardon for all my sins, and for the sins of my brothers and sisters, that have been and will be committed until the end of the world. My dear Jesus, united with Your Holy Wounds, I offer my life to the Eternal Father, according to the intention of the Sorrowful Mother. Virgin Mary, Queen of the World, Mediatrix of humanity, our only refuge and hope, pray for us! 17 18

11 Come, Holy Spirit, prepare the hearts for the coming reign of the Two Most Holy Hearts, inflamed with Love, all over the world. Amen. Prayer to the Holy Spirit Come, Holy spirit, fill my heart with Your Holy Gifts. Let my weakness be penetrated with your strength this very day, that I may fulfill all the duties of my state conscientiously, that I may do what is right and just. Let my charity be such as to offend no one and hurt no one's feeling, so generous as to pardon sincerely any wrong done to me. Assist me, O Holy Spirit, in all my trails of life, enlighten me in my ignorance, advise me in my doubts. Strengthen me in my weakness, help me in all my needs, protect me in temptations, and console me in afflictions. Graciously hear me O Holy Spirit, and pour Your light into my heart, my soul and my mind. Assist me to live a holy live and to grow in goodness and grace. Amen. To the Sacred Heart of Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary My dear Jesus, before the Trinity, Our Heavenly Mother, and the whole Heavenly Court, united with Your most Precious Sacred Blood and Your Sacrifice on Calvary, I hereby offer my whole life for the intention of Your Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Together with my live, I place at Your disposal, all Holy Masses, all my Holy Communions, all my good deeds, all my sacrifices, and all the sufferings of my entire live, for the adoration and supplication of the Holy Trinity, for unity in our Holy Mother church, for the Holy Father, and for priests, for good priestly vocations, and for all souls, until the end of the world. O, my Jesus, please accept my life sacrifice and my offerings, and give me Your Grace, that I may persevere obediently until my death. Amen. Prayer to the Heavenly Queen to Obtain the Triumph of the Divine Will Upon the Earth Immaculate Queen, my heavenly Mother, I come upon your maternal knees to abandon myself in Your arms, as your dear child, to ask of You, the greatest Grace, with the most ardent sighs, that You admit me to live in the Kingdom of the Divine Will. Holy Mother, You who are the Queen of this Kingdom, admit me as Your child to live in It, so that It no longer be deserted but be populated by Your children. Therefore, Sovereign Queen, I commit myself to You -- guide my steps in the Kingdom of the Divine Will and with my hand clasped in Your maternal hand, You will guide my whole being so that I live the perennial Life in the Divine Will. You will exercise Your office of Mother toward me; and to my Mother, I make the commitment of my will, in order that You might exchange it for me with the Divine Will; and thus, I shall be sure of not going of Its Kingdom. Therefore, I ask You to illuminate me, to make me understand what the Will of God means. Amen. Making Rounds in the Divine Will Eternal Majesty, I come to Your Feet in the name of all the human family, from the first to the last man of the future, present and past generations, to adore You profoundly at Your most Holy Feet. I want to seal the adoration of everyone. I come to recognize You in the name of everyone as the absolute Creator and Ruler of everything. I come to love You for each and every one. I come to give You a return of love for everyone, for each created thing in which You have placed so much love inside, that the creature will never find sufficient love to be able to return Your love. But, in Your Will, I find this love; and wanting that my love, like the other acts, to complete, full and for everyone. Therefore, I have come into Your Will, where all is immense and eternal; and I found love to be able to love for everyone. Therefore, I love You for each star that You have created. I love You for as many rays of light and intensities of color You have placed in the sun. (One can continue through all creation, redemption and sanctification) Amen. Prayer at the Hour of Mercy O Jesus, eternal Truth, our Life, I call upon You and beg Your mercy for poor sinners. O sweetest Heart of my Lord, full of pity and unfathomable mercy, I plead with You for poor sinners. O Most Sacred Heart, Fount of Mercy from which gush forth rays of inconceivable graces upon the entire human race, I beg of You lift for poor sinners. O Jesus, be mindful of Your own bitter Passion and do not permit the loss of souls redeemed at so dear a price of Your most Precious Blood. O Jesus, stretched out upon the cross, I implore You, give me the grace of doing faithfully the most Holy Will of Your Father, in all things, always and everywhere. And, when this Will of God will seem to me very harsh and difficult to fulfill, it is then I beg You, Jesus, may power and strength flow upon me from Your Wounds, and my lips keep repeating, "Your Will be done, O Lord." O Savior of the world, Lover of man's salvation, who in such terrible torment and pain, forgot Yourself to think only of the salvation of souls, O most compassionate Jesus, grant me the grace to forget myself that I may live totally for souls, helping You in the work of salvation, according to the Most Holy Will of Your Father. Amen

12 The Chaplet of Divine Mercy On your Rosary, begin with one Our Father, one Hail Mary and one Apostle's Creed. On the large beads: On the small beads: Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood,Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. In atonement for our sins and those of the whole world. For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion, Have mercy on us and on the whole world. Conclusion: Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One Have Mercy on us and on the whole world. (recited three times) Prayer Before the Crucifix Look down upon me, good and gentle Jesus, as before Your Cross I humbly kneel and pray that you will bestow upon my heart Your gifts of Faith, Hope and Charity; true contrition for my sins; and a firm purpose of amendment. O Lord, as I gaze with sorrow upon Your five precious wounds, I call to mind the words of Your servant, David who said, "They have pierced my hands and my fee, they have numbered all my bones". (Follow with and Our Father, Hail Mary and a Glory Be for the intentions of our Holy Father. Plenary Indulgence after receiving Communion) Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me; Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ, inebriate me; water from the Side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O Good Jesus, hear me. Within Your Wounds, hide me. Suffer me not to be separated from You. From the malignant enemy, defend me. In the hour of my death, call me; and bid me to come to You, that with Your saints, I may praise You forever and ever. Amen. (seven years Indulgence after Holy Communion) Lord, I am not worthy that You should enter under my roof, but only say the word, and my soul shall be healed. Prayers Taught by the Angel at Fatima Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee the Most Precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifferences whereby He is offended. And through the infinite merits of His Most Holy Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg of Thee, the conversion of poor sinners. Amen. Memorare Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who fled to Your protection, implored Your help, or sought Your intercession was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, we fly unto Thee, O Virgin of virgins, Our Mother. To thee do we come, before Thee we kneel, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not our petitions but in Thy mercy, hear and answer them. Amen. Magnificat My soul proclaims the greatness of The Lord, my spirit rejoices in God, my Savior, for He has looked with favor on His lowly servant. From this day, all generations will call me Blessed. The Almighty has done great things for me, and Holy is His Name. He has mercy on those who fear Him in every generation. He has shown the strength of His arm, He has scattered the proud in their conceit. He has cast down the mighty from their thrones and has lifted up the lowly. He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty. He has come to the help of His servant, Israel, for He has remembered His promise of Mercy, the promise He made to our fathers, to Abraham and his children for ever. Amen. Spiritual Communion O Jesus, I turn toward the Holy Tabernacle where You live, hidden for love of me. I love You, O My God. I cannot receive You in Holy Communion. Come, nevertheless, and visit me with Your graces. Come spiritually into my heart. Purify it -- Sanctify it -- Render it like unto Your Own. Amen. Hail Mary of Our Sorrowful Mother Hail Mary, full of sorrows, the Crucified is with You; tearful are You among women and tearful is the Fruit of Your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of the Crucified, give tears to us, Crucifiers of Your Son, now and at the hour of our death. Amen

13 Regina Coeli (said at Easter time in place of Angelus) O, Queen of heaven, rejoice! Alleluia! For He Whom You merited to bear. Alleluia! He has risen as He said He would. Alleluia! Pray for us to God. Alleluia! V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, Alleluia! R. For the Lord has risen indeed, Alleluia! Prayer to St. Joseph St. Joseph, you are the chaste and loving spouse of the Virgin Mary, the foster father of Jesus, the protector and provider of the Holy Family and all families. We have complete confidence in your loving care for new life and in your fidelity to the family. We commend our efforts to your prayers and protection. Help us always to defend the gift of human life, that it may grow to the abundance of eternal life, promised and bestowed on us by your Son, our Brother, Jesus Christ. Amen. Prayer to St. Francis Lord, make me an instrument of peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness joy. Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek as to be consoled, as to console; to be understood, as to understand; to be loved as to love. for it is in giving, that we receive; it is in pardoning, that we are pardoned; and it is in dying, that we are born to eternal life. Amen. Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel St. Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world, seeking the ruin of souls. Amen. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us. (repeat three times) Prayer to the Angel of God with You Angel of God, my Guardian Dear, to whom God's love commits me here, ever this day be at my side to light, to guard, to rule and guide. Amen. Keep me safe from the temptations and wiles of the enemy. Bring me the wisdom of God to see, hear and obey my Heavenly Father. Amen. Prayer of the Sick, Recommended by Our Lady My Jesus, I know that You love me, and You love particularly the sick and suffering. I ask You, if it is possible, to take away this chalice of Suffering. But, I say with You, as You said in the Garden of Gethsemani: "Not my will, but Thine be done". My Jesus, strengthen and console me. Our Heavenly Mother, healer of the sick, pray for me to Your Holy Son. Amen. (Pray this for yourself and for others) Prayer for the Unborn Jesus, Mary, Joseph, I love you very much. I beg of you to spare the life of the unborn child I have spiritually adopted, who is in danger of abortion. Amen. Prayer Before Meals Bless us O Lord, and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive, from Thy bounty, through Christ, Our Lord. Amen. (Add your personal thanksgiving for something God has done). Arrow Prayers My God and my All! My Jesus, Mercy! Praised be Jesus Christ, praised for evermore. Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on us. Lord, be merciful to us, who are sinners. We adore You, O most Holy Lord, Jesus Christ. We bless You, because through Your Holy Cross, You have redeemed the world. O Sacrament most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, all praise and all thanksgiving, be every moment Thine

14 May the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the Most Blessed Sacrament be praised, adored, and loved with grateful affection at every moment, in all the Tabernacles of the world, even to the end of time. Amen. O Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, have mercy on us and the world. Chapter 18: Consecrations of the Order Consecration to the Immaculate Heart Virgin of Fatima, Mother of Mercy, Queen of Heaven and Earth, Refuge of Sinners, we who belong to the Marian Movement, consecrate ourselves in a very special way to your Immaculate Heart. By this act of consecration, we intend to live, with you and through you, all the obligations assumed by our baptismal consecration. We further pledge to bring about in ourselves that interior conversion so urgently demanded by the Gospel, a conversion that will free us of every attachment to ourselves and to easy compromises with the world, so that -- like you -- we may be available only to do always the Will of the Father. And, as we resolve to entrust to you, O mother most sweet and merciful, our life and vocation as Christians, that you may dispose of it according to your designs of salvation in this hour of decision that weighs upon the world, we pledge to live it according to your desires. Especially, as it pertains to a renewed spirit of prayer and penance, the fervent participation in the celebration of the Eucharist, and in the works of the apostolate; the daily recitation of the holy rosary; and an austere manner of life, in keeping with the Gospel that shall be to all, a good example of the observance of the law of God and the practice of the Christian virtues, especially that of purity. We further promise you to be united with the Holy Father, with the hierarchy, and with our priest, in order thus to set up a barrier to the growing confrontation directed against the Magisterium, that threatens the very foundation of the Church. Under your protection, we want, moreover, to be apostles of this sorely-needed unity of prayer and love for the People, on whom we invoke your special protection. And lastly, insofar as possible, we promise to lead those souls with whom we come in contact, to a renewed devotion to You. Mindful that Atheism has caused shipwreck in the faith to a great number of the faithful, that desecration has entered into the Holy Temple of God, and that evil and sin are spreading more and more throughout the world, we make so bold as to lift our eyes trustingly to you, O Mother of Jesus and our merciful and powerful Mother, and we invoke again today, and await you, the salvation of all your children, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary. Consecration to the Divine Will Oh, adorable and Divine Will, here I am before the immensity of Your light, so that Your eternal goodness may open the doors to me and make me enter into it, to form my life all in You, Divine Will. therefore, oh, Adorable Will, prostrate before Your light, the least of all creatures, I put myself into the little group of the children of Your Supreme Fiat. Prostrate in my nothingness, I invoke Your light, and beg that it clothe me and eclipse everything that does not belong to You, Divine Will. It will be my life, the center of my intelligence, the enchantment of my heart and of my whole being. I do not want the human will to have life in this heart any longer. I will cast it away from me and thus form the new Eden of peace, of happiness and of love. With it, I will always be happy. I will have a singular strength and a holiness that sanctifies all things and brings them to God. Here prostrate, I invoke the help of the Most Holy Trinity, that They permit me to live in the Cloister of the Divine Will and thus return in me the first order of creation, just as the creature was created. Heavenly Mother, Sovereign and Queen of the Divine Fiat, take my hand and introduce me into the light of the Divine Will. You will be my guide, my most tender mother, and will teach me to live in and to maintain myself in the order and the bounds of the Divine Will. Heavenly Mother, I consecrate my whole being to your Immaculate Heart. You will teach me the doctrine of the Divine Will, and I will listen most attentively to your lessons. You will cover me with Your mantle, so that the infernal serpent dare not penetrate into this sacred Eden to entice me and make me fall into the maze of the human will. Heart of my greatest good Jesus, You will give me Your flames to burn me, consume me and feed me to form in me the life of the Divine Will. St. Joseph, you will be my protector the guardian of my heart, and will keep the keys of my will in your hands. You will keep my heart jealously and will never give it to me again, so I can be sure of never leaving the Will of God. Guardian Angel, guard me, defend me, and help me in everything, so that my Eden may flourish and be the instrument that draws all men into the Kingdom of the Divine Will. Heavenly Court, come to help me and I will always live in the Divine Will. Amen. Grant, we beseech Thee, O Almighty and Merciful God, that Thy Holy Spirit may come to dwell in us and make of us the Temple of His Glory. Through Christ, Our Lord. Amen

15 Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus V. Lord have Mercy R. Christ have Mercy V. Lord have Mercy V. Christ hear us R. Christ, graciously hear us V. God, the Father of Heaven R. Have Mercy on us and the world Chapter 19: Litanies of the Order V. God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, R. Have Mercy on us V. God the Holy Spirit, R. V. Holy Trinity, One God, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Son of the Eternal Father, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Formed by the Holy Spirit in the womb of the Virgin Mother, R. V. Heart of Jesus, substantially united to the Word of God, R. V. Heart of Jesus, of Infinite Majesty, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Sacred Temple of God, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Tabernacle of the Most High, R. V. Heart of Jesus, House of God and Gate of Heaven, R. V. Heart of Jesus, burning furnace of Charity, R. V. Heart of Jesus, full of goodness and love, R. V. Heart of Jesus, most worthy of all praise, R. V. Heart of Jesus, King and Center of all hearts, R. V. Heart of Jesus, in Whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge, R. V. Heart of Jesus, in Whom dwells the fullness of Divinity, R. V. Heart of Jesus, in Whom the Father was well pleased, R. V. Heart of Jesus, of Whose fullness we have all received, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Patient and Most Merciful, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Enriching all who invoke You, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Fountain of Life and Holiness, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Propitiation for our sins, R. V. Heart of Jesus, loaded down with opprobrium or scorn, R. V. Heart of Jesus, bruised for our offenses, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Obedient unto Death, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Pierced with a Lance, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Source of all Consolation, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Our Life and Resurrection, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Our Peace and Reconciliation, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Victim for our sins, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Salvation of those who Trust in You, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Hope of those who die in You, R. V. Heart of Jesus, Delight of all the Saints, R. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Graciously hear us, O Lord. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Have mercy on us. V. Jesus, Meek and Humble of Heart, R. Make our hearts like unto Thine. V. Let us pray: R. Almighty and eternal God, look upon the Heart of Your Most Beloved Son, and upon the praises and satisfaction which He offers You in the name of sinners; and to those who implore Your Mercy, in Your Great Goodness, grant forgiveness in the Name of Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who is with You. Amen. Litany of Reparation in Honor of the Blessed Sacrament V. Lord, have Mercy, R: (repeat) V. Christ, have Mercy, R: (repeat) V. Lord, have Mercy, R: (repeat) V. God, the Father of Mercy, R. Have Mercy on us V. God the Son, Mediator between God and Man, R. V. God the Holy Spirit, the Enlightenment of Hearts, R. V. Holy and Undivided Trinity, R. V. O, Sacred Host! Annihilated on the Alter for us and by us, R. V. O, Sacred Host! Despised and neglected, R. V. O, Sacred Host! Outraged by the blasphemies of men, R. V. O, Sacred Host! Neglected and abandoned in Your Temples, R. V. Be merciful to us; R. Spare us, Lord Jesus V. Be merciful to us; R. Hear us Lord

16 V. For so many unworthy Communions; R. We offer You our reparations, O Lord. V. For the irreverence of Christians, R. V. For the continual blasphemies of the impious, R. V. For the infamous discourses made in Your Holy Temples, R. V. For the crimes of sinners, R. V. For the sacrileges which profane your Sacrament of Love, R. V. For the coldness of the greater part of Your children, R. V. For their contempt of Your Loving Invitations, R. V. For the infidelity of those who call themselves Your friends, R. V. For the abuse of Your Grace, R. V. For Your bitter sadness at the loss of souls, R. V. For Your long waiting at the door of our hearts, R. V. For Your loving sighs, R. V. For Your loving tears, R. V. For Your loving imprisonment, R. V. For Your loving death, R. V. That You spare us, that You hear us R. We sinners beseech You, hear us. V. That You will make known Your love for us in Your Sacrament, R. V. That You will vouchsafe to accept our reparation, made in the spirit of humility, R. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Spare us, O Lord. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Hear us, O Lord. V. Jesus, Meek and Humble of Heart, R. Have mercy on us, O Lord. V. Let us pray: R. Lord Jesus, Who has chosen to expose Yourself to all the outrages of the impious, rather than withdraw Your Sacred Body from our Churches, give us the grace to bewail, with true bitterness of heart, the injuries and sacrileges committed against You, and to repair, as far as it is in our power, with sincere love, the many ignominies and contempts You have received and still continue to receive, in this ineffable mystery, Who lives and reigns with God, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, Forever and ever. Amen. Litany of the Blessed Virgin, Mary of Loretto V. Lord have Mercy, V. Christ have Mercy, R. Lord have Mercy. R. Christ have Mercy. V. Lord have Mercy, V. Christ hear us R. Lord have Mercy. R. Christ, graciously hear us. V. God, the Father of Heaven R. Have Mercy on us. V. God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, R. Have Mercy on us. V. God the Holy Spirit, R. Have Mercy on us. V. Holy Trinity, One God, R. Have Mercy on us. V. Holy Mary, R. Pray for us. V. Holy Mother of God, R. V. Holy Virgin of Virgins, R. V. Mother of Christ, R. V. Mother of Divine Grace, R. V. Mother most pure, R. V. Mother most chaste, R. V. Mother inviolate, R. V. Mother undefiled, R. V. Mother most amiable, R. V. Mother most admirable, R. V. Mother of good counsel, R. V. Mother of Our Creator, R. V. Mother of Our Savior, R. V. Virgin most prudent, R. V. Virgin most venerable, R. V. Virgin most renowned, R. V. Virgin most powerful, R. V. Virgin most merciful, R. V. Virgin most faithful, R. V. Mirror of Justice, R. V. Seat of Wisdom, R. V. Cause of our joy, R. V. Spiritual vessel, R

17 V. Vessel of honor, R. V. Singular vessel of devotion, R. V. Mystical Rose, R. V. Tower of David, R. V. Tower of Ivory, R. V. House of Gold, R. V. Ark of the Covenant, R. V. Gate of Heaven, R. V. Morning Star, R. V. Health of the sick, R. V. Refuge of sinners, R. V. Comforter of the afflicted, R. V. Help of Christians, R. V. Queen of Angels, R. V. Queen of Patriarchs, R. V. Queen of Prophets, R. V. Queen of Apostles, R. V. Queen of Martyrs, R. V. Queen of Confessors, R. V. Queen of Virgins, R. V. Queen of all Saints, R. V. Queen conceived without original sin, R. V. Queen assumed into heaven, R. V. Queen of Peace, R. V. Queen of the World, R. V. Queen of our hearts, R. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Spare us, O Lord. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Graciously hear us, O Lord. V. Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, R. Have mercy on us. V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God! R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. V. Let us pray: R. We ask You, Eternal Father, as Your servants, to allow us to enjoy lasting health of mind and body and by the intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, be delivered from present sorrow and evil, and enter into the joy of eternal happiness. Through Christ Jesus, Our Lord. Amen. Litany for the Captives V. Lord have Mercy, R. Lord have Mercy. V. Christ have Mercy, R. Christ have Mercy. V. Lord have Mercy, R. Lord have Mercy. V. Holy Mary, R. Pray for the captives. V. Immaculate Virgin, R. V. Haven of Purity, R. V. Citadel of Faith, R. V. Channel of Graces, R. V. Strength of the Weak, R. V. Advocate of Sinners, R. V. Mother of the Redeemer, R. V. Mother of all Christians, R. V. Mother of Mercy, R. V. Help of the Needy, R. V. Repose in Weariness, R. V. Refuge of the Poor, R. V. Health of the Sick, R. V. Comfort of the Suffering, R. V. Guardian of the Forsaken, R. V. Star of the Sailors, R. V. Defender of the Oppressed, R. V. Beacon in the dark night, R. V. Victory of those who Struggle, R. V. Mother of Hope, R. V. Path for the Emigrants, R. V. Help of our Community and Order, R. V. From degrading servitude, R. Holy Mother, deliver them. V. From the oppression of the mighty, R. V. From cold and nakedness, R. V. From falsehood and treason, R. V. From abandoning their faith, R. V. From hatred and vengeance, R. V. From error and heresy, R

18 V. From religious play-acting, R. V. From abortion, R. V. From hunger and thirst, R. V. From all evil, R. V. From every sin, R. V. From enticement and deceit, R. V. From the collapse of Hope, R. V. From blindness of mind, R. V. From false spirits, R. V. From occults and heresy, R. V. From anger and unforgiveness, R. V. Mother and Mercy of God for Humans, R. Hear our Prayer V. Mother and Mercy of God Who liberates, R. Hear our Prayer V. Mother and Mercy of God Who redeems us, R. Hear our Prayer V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God, R. That we may be worthy of the promises of Christ. V. Let us pray: R. Lord God, You united Mary, Our Mother, to the redeeming work of Jesus, our Son. Grant to the faithful, who are suffering because of Your Name, a Spirit of patience and charity, that they may always be faithful witnesses of our Promises. Mary be with us and guide us. Amen. Dolor Litany All: Lord have Mercy, Christ have Mercy, Lord have Mercy, Christ hear our prayer and grant us our petitions. God the Father of heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us. V. Holy Mary, R. Pray for us. V. Holy Mother of God, R. V. Holy Virgin of Virgins, R. V. Mother of the Divine Will, R. V. Mother of the Crucified, R. V. Sorrowful Mother, R. V. Mournful Mother, R. V. Sighing Mother, R. V. Afflicted Mother, R. V. Forsaken Mother, R. V. Desolate Mother, R. V. Mother most sad, R. V. Mother set around with anguish, R. V. Mother overwhelmed by grief, R. V. Mother transfixed by a sword, R. V. Mother crucified in your heart, R. V. Mother bereaved of your Son, R. V. Sighing dove, R. V. Mother of Dolors, R. V. Fount of tears, R. V. Sea of bitterness, R. V. Field of tribulation, R. V. Mass of suffering, R. V. Mirror of patience, R. V. Rock of constancy, R. V. Remedy in perplexity, R. V. Joy of the afflicted, R. V. Ark of the desolate, R. V. Refuge of the abandoned, R. V. Shield of the oppressed, R. V. Conqueror of the incredulous, R. V. Solace of the wretched, R. V. Medicine of the sick, R. V. Help of the faint, R. V. Protectress of those who fight, R. V. Haven of the shipwrecked, R. V. Terror of the treacherous, R. V. Standard-bearer of the Martyrs, R. V. Treasure of the Faithful, R. V. Light of Confessors, R. V. Pearl of Virgins, R. V. Comfort of Widows, R

19 V. Let us pray: V. Joy of all Saints, R. V. Queen of Your Servants and the Order, R. V. Holy Mary, who alone are unexampled, R. R. We fly to your patronage, Our Lady of Sorrows; be with us in the perils of our service to the Father through you. Save us by the power of Jesus Christ, your Son, Our Redeemer who triumphed over the power of darkness. Amen. V. Pray for us, most sorrowful Virgin, R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Jesus Christ, Our Lord. V. Let us pray: R. Eternal Father, in the Divine Will, we make reparation and atonement for all the sins of the world, past, present and in the future. Look at the sorrows of your Queen, who calls all men to repentance and prayer. Grant to us, who honored her as the reality of living in your Divine Will here on earth as it is in heaven. Amen. The Prayer of the Secular Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Victorious Queen of the Universe, Our Sorrowful Mother, we ask you to go to the throne of your son, our Lord Jesus Christ, and obtain for us His grace to serve you and Him all the days of our lives. We want to love and serve you for the glory of the Eternal Father. Send to all members of the Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, your blessings and favor. Grant to our benefactors and to those for whom we pray all saving graces and the providence of god. O, Virgin Mary, our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Glory of the Christian People, joy of the Universal Church, Mother of Salvation of the World, pray for us and awaken in all the members of the Order of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, faithful devotion to the Holy Eucharist, that we may receive Him in reparation for the sins of the whole world. In the Divine Will, we give all honor, glory, praise and thanksgiving to the Lamb on the throne. We thank the Holy Spirit and our Eternal Father for you. Thank you for allowing us to be within your protection, O Ark of the New Covenant. Come, Lord Jesus, fulfill the time, so Mary may be victorious over the devil and all who are evil. Amen. Prayer for Vocations Eternal Father, we ask you to send many souls into the harvest field to save those souls, who can still be saved. victorious Queen of the World, pray for us. Help us to attract those who will answer your call to holiness. Anoint with the gift of prayer those souls who will join us in the ministry of atonement and reparation. We pray for you to send holy priests and religious into the service of the church all for the sake of our Eucharist king, Jesus our Savior. Amen. 35

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