BY THE REV. H. NOLDIN, S.J.
AUTHORISED TRANSLATION FROM THE GERMAN.
REVISED BY THE REV. W. H. KENT, O.S.C
5. They offer some prayer or pious exercise daily in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. As the clients of Our Lady do not allow a day to pass without invoking the intercession of the Mother of God and offering some devotion in her honour, so the adorers of the Sacred Heart do not permit a day to pass without showing some mark of their veneration and love to the Heart of Jesus.
The following short act of consecration is enriched with an indulgence of 100 days to be gained once daily if recited with a contrite heart before a picture of the Sacred Heart:
"O my most amiable Jesus! in token of my gratitude to Thee, and in order to make some amends for my many acts of unfaithfulness to Thee. I give Thee my heart! I consecrate myself wholly to Thee, and I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, never more to sin against Thee."
For priests and candidates for the priesthood the following act of consecration is peculiarly suited: "