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Ave Maria Mediations


My Jesus, I long ardently
For you to come to me this day;
Without you life is misery.
Come to me soon, I pray.

Without the fervor that you bring,
O Love, I languish night and day;
And do you not desire my love?
Inflame my heart, I pray.

Good Shepherd, bear your lost sheep home
Within your arms, when e’er I stray;
From ravening wolves that round me roam
O keep me safe, I pray.

O Bread of Life, for you I sigh,
Give me yourself without delay;
For otherwise my soul must die.
Give me to eat, I pray.

O fount of living waters clear,
How long and weary is the way;
Refresh my soul which thirsts for you.
Give me to drink, I pray.

O loving Lord, my soul is chilled
By icy winds that round me play;
O fire of love, let me be filled
With warmth from you, I pray.

Like the blind man who cried to you:
Have mercy on me, Lord, I say,
O Mary’s son, that I may see;
Increase my faith, I pray.

Lord, I am sick beyond all cure,
But with a word you can display
Your power; without you death is sure.
O heal me, Lord, I pray.

My Lord, I knock upon your door;
Your favors I can ne’er repay,
Yet in my want I beg for more.
Fulfill my needs, I pray.

I am not worthy, Lord, that you
Should come into my house today
As heavenly food; say but the word
And heal my soul, I pray.

Lord, you alone are my true friend,
My treasure which can ne’er decay;
All earthly joys do you transcend.
Do visit me this day


St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Sr. JosephMary f.t.i.

Author Sr. JosephMary f.t.i.

Our Lady found this unworthy lukewarm person and obtained for her the grace to enter the Third Order of the Franciscans of the Immaculate. May this person spend all eternity in showing her gratitude.

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