In Today's Catholic World News Blog
Acts of Faith, Hope, and Charity in Latin & English
|Act of Faith ||Actus Fidei |
God, I firmly believe that Thou art one God in three divine persons, Father, Son and Holy Ghost; I believe that Thy divine Son became man and died for our sins, and that He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the holy Catholic
Church teaches, because Thou hast revealed them, Who canst neither deceive
nor be deceived. Amen.
|Domine Deus, firma fide credo et |
confiteor omnia et singula quae sancta ecclesia Catholica proponit, quia tu,
Deus, ea omnia revelasti, qui es aeterna veritas
et sapientia quae nec fallere nec falli potest. In hac fide vivere et mori statuo. Amen.
|Act of Hope ||Actus Spei |
|O my God,
relying on Thy almighty power and infinite mercy and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of Thy grace, and life everlasting, through the merits of Jesus Christ,
my Lord and |
|Domine Deus, spero per
gratiam tuam |
remissionem omnium peccatorum, et post hanc vitam aeternam felicitatem me esse consecuturum: quia tu promisisti,
qui es infinite potens, fidelis, benignus, et misericors. In hac spe vivere et mori statuo. Amen.
|Act of Charity ||Actus Caritatis |
God, I love Thee above all things, with my whole heart and soul, because Thou art all-good and worthy of all love. I love my neighbor as myself for the love of Thee. I forgive all
who have injured me, and ask pardon of all whom I have injured. Amen. ||Domine
Deus, amo te super omnia proximum meum propter te, quia tu es summum, infinitum, et perfectissimum bonum, omni dilectione dignum. In hac caritate vivere et mori statuo. Amen.