Short Method of Reciting the Beads of the Five Wounds of Jesus

Pictorial Lives of the Saints illustration for the Five WoundsV. Incline unto my aid, O God.
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.

V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

First Wound – The Left Foot

My crucified Jesus, I devoutly adore the painful wound of Thy left foot. Ah! by the pain which Thou didst endure therein, and by the blood which Thou didst shed from that foot, grant me grace to fly the occasions of sin, and not to walk in the way of iniquity, which leads to perdition.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, etc., five times.

One Hail Mary

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

Second Wound – The Right Foot

My crucified Jesus, I devoutly adore the painful wound of Thy right foot. Ah! by the pain which Thou didst endure therein, and by the blood which Thou didst shed from that foot, grant me grace to walk constantly in the way of Christian virtue, even to the entrance of paradise.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, etc., five times.

One Hail Mary

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

Third Wound – The Left Hand

My crucified Jesus, I devoutly adore the painful wound of Thy left hand. Ah! by the pain which Thou didst endure therein, and by the blood which Thou didst shed from that hand, deliver me from being found at Thy left hand, with the reprobate, at the Last Judgment.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, etc., five times.

One Hail Mary

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

Fourth Wound – The Right Hand

My crucified Jesus, I devoutly adore the painful wound of Thy right hand. Ah! by the pain which Thou didst endure therein, and by the blood which Thou didst shed from that hand, bless my soul, and conduct it to Thy kingdom.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, etc., five times.

One Hail Mary

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

Fifth Wound – The Side

My crucified Jesus, I devoutly adore the wound in Thy sacred side. Ah! by the blood which Thou didst shed from it, enkindle in my heart the fire of Thy love, and give me grace to persevere in loving Thee for all eternity.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, etc., five times.

One Hail Mary

Holy Mother! pierce me through;
In my heart each wound renew
Of my Saviour crucified.

Short Prayer to the Virgin of Sorrows.

O afflicted Mother! O virginal heart, all buried in the wounds of thy Son! accept this short memorial of His pains in union with thy grief. Present to Jesus this act. of homage, and render my players available by thy intercession. Amen.

Three Hail Marys