O SACRED hands, which by your touch have healed so many invalids, why are you now pierced on the cross? O sacred feet, so often wearied in seeking after lost sheep, why are you now transfixed with nails? O my sweet Saviour, how dearly has my salvation and the desire of gaining my love cost thee!
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927