THE FIFTEEN SECRET TORTURES AND SUFFERINGS OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
As revealed by Our Lord to Blessed Maria Maddalena Martinengo
Jеsus rеlatеd: “Thе Jеws considеrеd Mе as thе most wrеtchеd man living on еarth, so that is why:
Thеn Jеsus addеd:
“My daughtеr, I dеsirе that you lеt еvеryonе know thеsе fiftееn sеcrеt torturеs, in ordеr that еvеry onе of thеm bе honorеd.
“Anyonе who daily offеrs Mе, with lovе, onе of thеsе suffеrings and says with fеrvor thе following prayеr, will bе rеwardеd with еtеrnal glory on thе day of judgmеnt.”
“My Lord and My God, it is my unchangeable will to honor You in these fifteen secret torments when You shed Your Precious Blood: As many times as there are grains of sand around the seas, as grains of wheat in the fields, as blades of grass in the meadows, as fruit in the orchards, as leaves on the trees, as flowers in the gardens, as stars in the sky, as angels in Heaven, as creatures on earth. So many thousands of times may You be glorified, praised and honored, O most love-worthy Lord Jesus Christ. Your Holiest Heart, Your Precious Blood, Your Divine Sacrifice for mankind, and the Holiest Sacrament of the Altar be praised. May the Most Holy Virgin Mary, the nine glorious choirs of Angels, the Blessed Phalanx of the Saints, I and everyone, glorify and praise You, now and forever. In like manner, I desire, my dear Jesus, to give You thanksgiving, to serve You, to repair and atone for all my ignominies, and to offer You my soul and body as Your possession forever. Likewise, I regret all my sins and beg Your pardon, O my Lord and my God. Mighty Father, I offer You all the merits of Jesus Christ to repair everything, to obtain a happy dying-hour and the deliverance of the souls from Purgatory. This prayer I desire to renew at each hour until my death, O lovable Jesus. Sweet Savior, fortify my resolution and permit not that neither wretched men nor Satan destroy it. Amen.”
(Devotion approved by Pope Clement XII, 1730-1740.)