Dear Mother, make me love him! Pour into my heart that love that burned in yours for him. Even though I be clothed in misery, I revere the mystery of your Immaculate Conception, and I ardently wish that through it you may purify my heart so that I may love your God and my God.
Cleanse my mind that I may reach up to Him and contemplate Him and adore Him in spirit and in truth. Purify my body that I, too, may be a tabernacle for Him and be less unworthy of possessing Him when He deigns to come to me in Holy Communion.