Prayer to Jesus crucifixion

Prayer to Jesus crucifixion


O Jesus, you place on my forehead the sign of my sister Death:

“Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

How not hear her wise advice?

One day my life on earth will end; the limits on my years are set, though I know not the day or hour Shall I be ready to go to meet you?

Let this holy season be a time of grace for me and all this world.

“Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain wisdom of heart.”

O Jesus, you place on my forehead the sign of your saving Cross:

“Turn from sin and be faithful to the gospel.”

How can I turn from sin unless I turn to you?

You speak, you raise your hand, you touch my mind and call my name, “Turn to the Lord your God again.”

These days of your favor leave a blessing as you pass on me and all your people.

Turn to us, Lord God, and we shall turn to you.

Ash Wednesday Prayer can be found here

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