As true followers of Christ and doers of his will, it is inevitable to encounter persecutions of various forms. We live in a world where evil is embraced and good, despised. A world where people do not love to hear the truth but would condemn anyone who preaches and does what is right. Do not be discouraged, for even those who came before us were persecuted_even worse “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you (Matthew 5:10-12).
Therefore, look up to our Lord Jesus who is the pioneer and leader of our course for courage and strength to persevere and not give up
Say this prayer:
“Omnipotent and Omniscient God, God of Elijah and the prophets, look at the Sacred Head of Your only-begotten Son and have mercy. Arise and save Your people. I offer You all the shame, the pains, the wounds and the Precious Blood from the Sacred Head of Your Son for all Your children who are living in these perilous times.
Strengthen our faith through the mockery of Your Son, Jesus Christ, and save us through the Precious Blood from His Sacred Head. May we, through the sufferings of Your Son, Jesus Christ, learn to suffer in You and die in You. Amen. Holy tortures of Jesus Christ – increase our faith. Amen”.