Begin with the Our Father.
Read each verse, then say the Hail Mary.
At the end, say the Glory Be.
Optionally, finish with the Fatima Prayer below.
1 John the Baptist appeared in the desert, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
2 He said: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is close at hand.”
3 People went out to him, and as they confessed their sins they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.
4 John’s clothing was made of camel’s hair, with a leather loincloth around his waist.
5 Then Jesus arrived from Galilee and came to John at the Jordan to be baptized.
6 John tried to dissuade him, saying, “Why do you come to me? I am the one who needs to be baptized by you.”
7 But Jesus replied, “For the present, let it be thus. It is proper for us to do this to fulfil all that righteousness demands.”
8 After Jesus had been baptized, as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened.
9 He beheld the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him.
10 And a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”
The Fatima Prayer: O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell, lead all souls to Heaven, especially those in most need of your mercy.
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References: Mark 1:4,6; Matthew 3:1-17
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