Holy Face of Jesus Christ - Litany  Holy Face of Jesus Christ - Litany

Lord, have mercy on us.
Jesus Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. ,
Jesus Christ have mercy on us.
Holy Virgin Mary,
pray for us.

O Jesus, Whose adorable Face Mary and Joseph worshipped with profoundest reverence,
have mercy on us.
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is the masterpiece of the Holy Ghost, in which the Father was well pleased,
have mercy on us
.
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face ravished with joy the angels,
shepherds and Magi in the stable of
Bethlehem,
have mercy on us .

O Jesus, Whose adorable Face wounded with a dart of love the aged Simeon and the Prophetess Anna in
the temple,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face was bathed in tears in Thy Holy Infancy,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face at the age of twelve astonished the doctors in the temple,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is white with purity and ruddy with charity,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is more beautiful than the sun, brighter than the moon and more brilliant
than the stars,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is lovelier than the roses of spring,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is more precious than gold, silver and gems,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face wins all hearts by Its charms and grace,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is most noble in Its heavenly features,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is contemplated by the angels,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is the sweet delight of the saints,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face was the joy of Thy Virgin Mother and thy foster-father,
have mercy on us.

O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is the ineffable mirror of the Divine perfections,
have mercy on us.

O Jesus, the beauty of Whose adorable Face is ever ancient
and ever new,
O Jesus, the modesty and mildness of Whose adorable Face attracts both just and sinners,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face appeases the Divine wrath,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is the terror of the evil spirits,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face is the treasure of grace and blessings,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face was exposed to the inclemency of the weather in the wilderness,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face was bathed with sweat in Thy journeys and scorched with the heat of the sun,
O Jesus, the expression of Whose adorable Face is wholly Divine,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face gave a holy kiss and blessing to the little children,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face sorrowed and wept at the grave of Lazarus,
O Jesus, Whose adorable Face was brilliant as the sun and radiant with glory on Mount Tabor,

V. The light of Thy Face has been shed upon us, O Lord.
R. Thou hast given joy to our hearts.

O Adorable Face, worthy of all reverence, veneration and worship,
have mercy on us.

O Adorable Face, sorrowful at the sight of Jerusalem and shedding tears over that ungrateful city,
have mercy on us.

O Adorable Face, bowed to the earth in the Garden of Olives, and covered with confusion for our sins, &c.
O Adorable Face, bathed in a bloody sweat, Adorable Face, kissed by the traitor Judas,
O Adorable Face, Whose sanctity and majesty smote the soldiers with fear and cast them to the ground,
O Adorable Face, struck by an infamous servant, blindfolded and profaned by the sacrilegious hands of your enemies,
have mercy on us.

O Adorable Face, defiled with spittle and bruised by so many buffets and blows,
O Adorable Face, Whose divine look wounded the heart of Peter with repentance, sorrow and love,
O Adorable Face, humbled for us at the tribunals of Jerusalem,
O Adorable Face, which didst preserve Thy serenity when Pilate pronounced the fatal sentence,
O Adorable Face, covered with sweat and blood and forced into the mire under the weight of the Cross,
O Adorable Face, the brow crowned with deep and piercing thorns,
O Adorable Face, wiped with a veil by a pious woman on the way to Calvary,
O Adorable Face, raised on the instrument of the most shameful punishment,
O Adorable Face, Whose eyes shed of tears of blood,
O Adorable Face, Whose mouth was tormented with vinegar and gall,

O Adorable Face, Whose hair and beard were plucked out by the executioners,
O Adorable Face, disfigured like the face of a leper,
O Adorable Face, Whose incomparable beauty was obscured under the fearful cloud of the sins of the
world,
O Adorable Face, covered with the sad shades of death,
O Adorable Face, washed and anointed by Mary and the holy women, and covered with a shroud,
O Adorable Face, enclosed in the sepulcher,
O Adorable Face, all resplendent with glory and beauty on the day of Thy resurrection,
O Adorable Face, all dazzling with light at the moment of Your ascension,
O Adorable Face, hidden in the Most Blessed Sacrament of the Altar,
O Adorable Face, which will appear at the End of Time in the clouds, with great power and majesty,
O Adorable Face, which will cause sinners to tremble with terror,
O Adorable Face, which will fill the just with joy for all eternity,
have mercy on us.

V. O Lord, show us Thy Face,
R. And we shall be saved.

Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world,
Have mercy on us, O Lord.

Let us pray.

I salute Thee, I adore Thee, I love Thee, O Adorable Face of Jesus my beloved, noble seal of the Divinity! With all the powers of my soul I apply myself to Thee, and most humbly pray Thee to imprint in me all the features of Thy divine countenance.

R. Amen.

We beseech Thee, O Almighty and merciful God, grant to us and to all who venerate the countenance of Thy dearly beloved Son, all disfigured by our sins, the grace to behold It throughout eternity in the glory of Its majesty, through the same Jesus Christ Our Lord, Who is, with Thee and the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. R. Amen.

O my Jesus, cast upon us a look of mercy! Turn Thy Face toward each of us as Thou didst to Veronica, not that we may see It with our bodily eyes, for this we do not deserve, but turn It toward our hearts, so that remembering Thee, we may ever draw from this fountain of strength the vigour necessary to sustain all combats of life.

R. Amen.

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