Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Friday 01 July |
Saint of the Day: St. Oliver Plunkett
Aleteia logo
Spirituality
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary to melt our icy hearts

Immaculate Heart of Mary

Pascal Deloche | Godong

Philip Kosloski - published on 08/03/21

Ask the Virgin Mary to melt your own icy heart and for it to be changed into the likeness of Jesus' Heart.

Many saints have encouraged Christians to draw closer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and by so doing, be brought closer to Jesus and his Sacred Heart.

Here is a prayer from the Raccolta, asking Mary in a special way to melt our icy hearts.

O heart of Mary, mother of God, and our mother; heart most worthy of love, in which the adorable Trinity is ever well-pleased, worthy of the veneration and love of all the angels and of all men; heart most like to the Heart of Jesus, of which thou art the perfect image; heart, full of goodness, ever compassionate toward our miseries; deign to melt our icy hearts and grant that they may be wholly changed into the likeness of the Heart of Jesus, our divine Savior. Pour into them the love of thy virtues, enkindle in them that divine fire with which thou thyself dost ever burn. In thee let Holy Church find a safe shelter; protect her and be her dearest refuge, her tower of strength, impregnable against every assault of her enemies.

Be thou the way which leads to Jesus, and the channel, through which we receive all the graces needful for our salvation. Be our refuge in time of trouble, our solace in the midst of trial, our strength against temptation, our haven in persecution, our present help in every danger, and especially at the hour of death, when all hell shall let loose against us its legions to snatch away our souls, at that dread moment; that hour so full of fear, whereon our eternity depends. And then most tender virgin, make us to feel the sweetness of thy motherly heart, and the might of thine intercession with Jesus, and open to us a safe refuge in that very fountain of mercy, whence we may come to praise Him with thee in paradise, world without end. Amen.

Tags:
Catholic PrayersVirgin Mary
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.