ZHBM Prayers for Priests St. John Vianney’s Prayer

I LOVE You, O my God,

and my only desire is to love You,

till the last breath of my life.

 

I LOVE You, O most lovable God,

and I would rather die out of love for You,

that live for one single moment without loving You.

 

I LOVE You, O my God,

and the only reason why I wish to go to heaven

is because there I will be able to love You perfectly.

 

I LOVE You, O my God,

and the only reason why I fear hell is because

there I will never have the joy of loving You.

 

O my God, if my tongue cannot say,

at every moment, that I LOVE You,

at least let my heart repeat these words

every time I breathe.

 

Give me the grace to suffer out of LOVE for You

and to LOVE You when I suffer.

May I breathe my last in loving You

and feeling that I LOVE You.

As I come closer to my end,

may my LOVE for You grow more and more perfect.

 

AMEN.

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