Act of Contrition Prayer


There are three different versions of this prayer. Choose the one that speaks to your heart.

Act of Contrition Prayer

Version One

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and
I detest all my sins because of Thy just punishments,
but most of all because they offend Thee, my God,
Who art all-good and deserving of all my love.
I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to sin no more and to avoid the near occasions of sin.

Amen


Act of Contrition Prayer

Version Two

O my God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.
In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good,
I have sinned against You, Whom I should love above all things.
I firmly intend, with Your help, to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever leads me to sin.
Our Savior Jesus Christ suffered and died for us.
In his name, my God, have mercy.

Amen


Act of Contrition Prayer

Version Three

O my God, I am sorry for my sins because I have offended You.
I know I should love You above all things.
Help me to do penance, to do better, and to avoid anything that might lead me to sin.

Amen


The Act of Contrition Prayer is one prayer of the Rosary. Click here for all the Prayers of the Rosary


Click here to learn how to Pray the Rosary








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