Beads of the Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart of Jesus stained glass window, Saint Joseph's Cathedral, Macon, Georgia, USA; artist unknown; photographed by the author, summer 2003This chaplet consists of 5 groups of 5 beads each, with a large bead separating each group. However, no special beads are required.

On the Cross say Anima Christi, etc., or 1 Our Father and 1 Hail Mary. On each large bead say: Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make my heart like unto Thine. On each small bead say: Sweet Heart of Jesus, be Thou my Love. At the end of each group say: Sweet Heart of Mary be my salvation.

Conclusion: O Lord Jesus, Who in the plenitude of Thy mercy hast redeemed us by Thy Precious Blood, grant to the souls of Thy servants eternal rest. Amen.