Prayers of the Holy Face
A Heaven- revealed Remedy to the Ills of our Times
Dear Lord, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary I (we) offer you these
prayers in reparation for the sins which offend God the most in these modern times - the
sins of blasphemy and the profanation of Sunday and Your Holy Days of Obligation.
Prayer to offer the Holy Face of Jesus to God the Father
to appease his justice and draw down mercy upon us
Almighty and Eternal Father, since it has pleased Our Divine Saviour to reveal to
mankind in modern times the power residing in His Holy Face, we now avail ourselves
of this treasure in our great need.
Since our Savior Himself promised that by offering to you His Holy face disfigured in the
passion we can procure the settlement of all the affairs of our household, and that
nothing whatsoever will be refused to us, we now come before Your throne.
Eternal Father, turn away Your angry gaze from our guilty people whose face has
become unsightly in your eyes. Look instead upon the Face of Your Beloved Son; for
this is the Face of Him in whom you are well pleased. We now offer You His Holy face
covered with blood, sweat, dust, spittle and shame, in reparation for the worst crimes of
our age, which are atheism, blasphemy and the desecration of Your holy days.
We thus hope to appease Your anger justly provoked against us. The All-Merciful
Advocate opens His mouth to plead our cause; listen to His cries, behold His tears, O
God, and through the merits of His Holy Face, hearken to Him when he intercedes for
us poor miserable sinners.
LITANY OF THE HOLY FACE OF JESUS
(composed by Sister Mary St. Peter)
I salute Thee, I adore Thee and I love Thee, O adorable Face of Jesus, my
Beloved, noble Seal of the Divinity! outraged anew by blasphemers. I offer
Thee, through the heart of Thy blessed Mother, the worship of all the Angels and
Saints, most humbly beseeching Thee to repair and renew in me and in all
men Thine Image disfigured by sin.
O adorable Face which was adored, with profound respect, by Mary and Joseph when
they saw Thee for the first time, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which ravished with joy, in the stable of Bethlehem, the Angels, the
shepherds and the magi, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which transpierced with a dart of love in the Temple, the saintly old
man Simeon and the prophetess Anna, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which filled with admiration the Doctors of the Law when Thou
appeared in the Temple at the age of twelve years, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which possesses beauty always ancient and always new, have mercy
O adorable Face which is the masterpiece of the Holy Ghost, in which the Eternal
Father is well pleased, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which is the ineffable mirror of the divine perfections, have mercy on
O adorable Face of Jesus which was so mercifully bowed down on the Cross, on the
day of Thy Passion, for the salvation of the world! Once more today in pity bend down
towards us poor sinners. Cast upon us a glance of compassion and give us Thy peace.
O adorable Face which became brilliant like the sun and radiant with glory, on the
Mountain of Tabor, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which wept and was troubled at the tomb of Lazarus, have mercy on
O adorable Face which was rendered sad at the sight of Jerusalem, and shed tears on
that ungrateful city, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which was bowed down to the ground in the Garden of Olives, and
covered with confusion for our sins, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which was covered with the sweat of blood, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which was struck by a vile servant, covered with a veil of shame, and
profaned by the sacrilegious hands of Thine enemies, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which by Its divine glance, wounded the heart of St. Peter with a dart
of sorrow and love, have mercy on us,
Be merciful to us, O my God!
Do not reject our prayers, when in the midst of our afflictions, we call upon Thy Holy Name
and seek with love and confidence Thine adorable Face.
O adorable Face which was washed and anointed by Mary and the holy women and
covered with a shroud, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which was all resplendent with glory and beauty on the day of the
Resurrection, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which is hidden in the Eucharist, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which will make sinners tremble, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which will fill the just with joy for all eternity, have mercy on us,
O Lord, show us Thy Face, and we shall be saved! O Lord, show us Thy Face, and we shall be saved! O Lord, show us Thy Face, and we shall be saved!
O adorable Face which will appear at the end of time in the clouds with great power
and great majesty, have mercy on us,
O adorable Face which merits all our reverence, our homage and our adoration, have
mercy on us,
Prayer of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus to the Holy Face
O Jesus, who in Thy bitter Passion didst become “the most
abject of men, a man of sorrows”, I venerate Thy Sacred
Face whereon there once did shine the beauty and
sweetness of the Godhead; but now it has become for me
as if it were the face of a leper! Nevertheless, under those
disfigured features, I recognize Thy infinite Love and I am
consumed with the desire to love Thee and make Thee
loved by all men.
The tears that thou hast shed so abundantly appear to me
as so many precious pearls that I love to gather up, in
order to purchase the souls of poor sinners by means of
their infinite value. O Jesus, whose adorable Face ravishes
my heart, I implore Thee to fix deep within me Thy divine Image, to set me on fire with
Thy Love, and to make me worthy to contemplate in Heaven Thy glorious Face. Amen.
Chaplet of Sister Marie of St Peter
The following Chaplet of Reparation contains prayers composed by Sister Marie of St
Peter after Jesus asked her to battle in prayer against the “enemies of God”, especially
(Even if you do not have the ‘chaplet’ of beads, you can still pray the prayers).
The Holy Face Chaplet beads consists of 33 beads made up of 5 sets of 6 beads each
to make reparation for the sins of blasphemy against Our Lord’s Holy Face through His
five senses and the last three beads in honour of the three years of our Lord’s public
ministry on earth.
On the Crucifix say:
Eternal Father I offer You the cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ and all the other
instruments of His Holy Passion, that You may put division in the camp of Your
enemies; for as Your Beloved Son has said, "A kingdom divided against itself shall fall."
On the next five beads say:
1) May God arise and let His enemies be scattered and let those who hate Him flee before His Face!
2) May the thrice Holy Name of God overthrow all their plans!
3) May the Holy Name of the Living God split them up by disagreements!
4) May the terrible Name of the God of Eternity stamp out all their godlessness!
5) Lord, I do not desire the death of the sinner, but that he be converted and live. "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do."
On the medal say: the "Golden Arrow" prayer.
THE “GOLDEN ARROW” PRAYER
(Dictated by Our Lord to Sister Mary of St. Peter)
This “Golden Arrow” prayer was given to Sr. Mary of St. Peter to atone for the sins of
blasphemy against God’s name. Just as sins of blasphemy were like a ‘poisoned arrow’
continually wounding God’s Heart, she saw in a vision that this “Golden Arrow” had the
power to wound him “delightfully”.
Our Lord revealed to her the inseparable connection in honouring the unutterable name
of God through the Golden Arrow prayer and in venerating the Holy Face of Jesus.
She saw how its recitation caused torrents of graces to stream for the conversion of
It is the central prayer in the devotion to the Holy Face.
“May the most holy, most sacred, most adorable, most
incomprehensible and unutterable Name of God be always
praised, blessed, loved, adored and glorified in Heaven, on earth,
and under the earth, by all the creatures of God, and by the
Sacred Heart of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Most Holy
Sacrament of the Altar.
On the thirty three white beads say:
Arise, O Lord, and let Your enemies be scattered, and let those that hate You flee
before Your Face.
On each of the six large beads say:
My Jesus, mercy” and one “Glory Be..”
On the medal at the end say:
Eternal Father, I offer You the Holy Face of Jesus, covered with blood, sweat, dust and
spittle, in reparation for the crimes of communists, blasphemers, and for the profaners
of the Holy Name and of the Holy Day of Sunday. (This exclamation is also
recommended to be recited frequently throughout the day).