Saviour, Majestic Redeemer of mankind,
Through Your kindness and forgiveness,
You secured what was rightfully Yours.
Having sinned against Your greatness,
Lured away by the prince of darkness,
Your mercy released me from bondage.
Grant me the insight of this great mercy,
That I may understand the sinful nature
And be as merciful as Your Holy Grace.
Merciful Lord, anchor my soul
Never letting it out of Your sight,
Ensuring my eternal presence with You!
By this holy water and by Your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins, O Lord.
St. Theresa of Avila on holy water: "From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight and prevent them from coming back again. They also flee from the cross, but return; so holy ... continue reading
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