That, in order to manifest the presence of the Risen Christ to the world, we may strive for our own personal sanctification by accepting Christ as our model and by living a life of ever greater union with him. (Art. 5)
For the conversion of sinners, and for all in affliction, temptation and agony.
For catechumens preparing to receive the sacrament of baptism.
I feel this deep within my soul, and I thank you, O God, for deigning to look upon my misery and my sufferings, for hearing me as I groaned and sighed for the true and universal good... (Paris, 12/28/1834)