The Divine Praises

Below is a beautiful prayer known as the Divine Praises.

It’s also called Act of Reparation for Profane Language.

The prayer is traditionally said during Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, normally after Benediction and before the Eucharist is returned to the tabernacle.

In 1797, Jesuit priest Luigi Felici wrote the prayer (in a shorter form) to make reparation for sacrilege and blasphemy.

In 1801, Pope Pius VII expanded it to the form most commonly used today.


The Divine Praises

Blessed be God.
Blessed be His Holy Name.
Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true Man.
Blessed be the Name of Jesus.
Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart.
Blessed be His Most Precious Blood.
Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar.
Blessed be the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete.
Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary most Holy.
Blessed be her Holy and Immaculate Conception.
Blessed be her Glorious Assumption.
Blessed be the name of Mary, Virgin and Mother.
Blessed be St. Joseph, her most chaste spouse.
Blessed be God in His Angels and in His Saints.

May the Heart of Jesus, in the Most Blessed Sacrament, be praised, adored, and loved with grateful affection, at every moment, in all the tabernacles of the world, even to the end of time. Amen.

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