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The 15 Prayers of Saint Bridget of Sweden

The Lord Jesus Christ revealed these 15 Prayers to Saint Bridget of Sweden in the Church of St Paul in Rome. He said to her:
I received 5,480 wounds on My Body during My Passion. If you wish to honour each of them in some way pray the following prayers each day for a whole year. When the year is over, you will have honoured each one of My Wounds.1st PrayerOur Father ~ Hail Mary
O Jesus! You have proved that You have no greater desire than to be among men, even
assuming human nature at the fullness of time for the love of men. I recall all the
sufferings of Your life especially Your Passion.

I remember, O Lord, that during the Last Supper with Your disciples, having washed their
feet, You gave them Your Most Precious Body and Blood, and, while consoling them, You
foretold Your coming Passion.

I remember the sadness and bitterness which You experienced in Your Soul as You said,
My Soul is sorrowful even unto death.

I remember all the fear, anguish and pain that You did suffer in Your del…

Why Do We Pray?

Why do you pray?

A loved one is sick for a week, and it worries you. What do you feel?

Your spouse or your dear heart has left you. You are heartbroken. How do you feel?

You need money to buy food or pay for your child's tuition fees. And you don't know how to fill that hunger or send your child to school. What do you feel?

You are ill. You are in a hospital bed diagnosed with a rare disease and you don't know if you can be treated. How do you feel?

You are turning 40 soon and still single. You've been wanting to get married but prince charming is nowhere to be found. You feel desperate and would marry anyone even without love. What do you feel?

Your mother is in the ICU, comatose. Any time soon, she'll be gone. You find yourself inside the chapel, praying, crying. What do you pray? How are you feeling?

Your best friend just betrayed you. It is so much painful as if your heart wanted to burst from anger. How do you feel?

You did something wrong. Perhaps, you stole…

Paul, Apostle of Christ

After The Passion of Christ, Jim Caviezel plays Luke in the movie Paul, Apostle of Christ.