Holy Face side medal included with chaplet.
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CHAPLET OF THE HOLY FACE
For the Triumph of the Church and the downfall of Her Enemies
The Chaplet of the Holy Face has for its object the honoring of the five senses of Our Lord Jesus Christ and of entreating God for the triumph of His Church.
This chaplet is composed of a crucifix, thirty-nine beads and a medal of the Holy Face. It is recommended that it be recited frequently to obtain from God, by means of the Holy Face of His well-beloved Son, the downfall of His enemies.
The Significance of the Parts of the Chaplet
The crucifix recalls to us the mystery of our Redemption; we must sign ourselves with it and make the invocation: “O God, come to my assistance, O Lord, make haste to help me”. Then say the Glory Be.
All of the beads in groups (the first group of three and the five groups of six) represent the thirty-three years of the mortal life of Our Lord. The first THREE beads recall to mind His public life and have for their object the honoring of all the wounds of His adorable Face. The THIRTY beads signify the thirty years of Our Savior’s hidden life and are divided into five groups on honor of the five senses of touch, hearing, sight, smell and taste of Jesus, and as they were situated principally in His Holy Face, to render reparative homage for all the sufferings which Our Lord has endured in His Face through each of these senses.
How to Recite the Chaplet of the Holy Face
On the single beads between each group is said: My Jesus mercy! And a Glory Be.
On the beads in groups is said: Arise, O Lord, and let Thine enemies be scattered, and let them that hate Thee flee from before Thy Face!
The Glory Be is recited seven times in honor of the Seven Last Words of Jesus upon the Cross and the Seven Dolors of the Immaculate Virgin.
The chaplet is concluded by saying on the medal: O God, our Protector, look down upon us and cast Thine eyes upon the Face of Thy Christ!
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