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The Divine Praises are a series of acclamations praising God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Blessed Mother, St. Joseph and all the angels and saints. It was written originally in Italian in 1797 by Luigi Felici, S.J. to make reparations against blasphemy and profanity. Since then it has been added to by recent Popes giving us this present form. The Divine Praises are often used at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

BENEDICTUS Deus. BLESSED be God.
Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius. Blessed be His Holy Name.
Benedictus Iesus Christus, verus Deus et verus homo. Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true man.
Benedictum Nomen Iesu. Blessed be the name of Jesus.
Benedictum Cor eius sacratissimum. Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart.
Benedictus Sanguis eius pretiosissimus. Blessed be His Most Precious Blood.
Benedictus Iesus in sanctissimo altaris Sacramento. Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar.
Benedictus Sanctus Spiritus, Paraclitus. Blessed be the Holy Spirit the Paraclete.
Benedicta excelsa Mater Dei, Maria sanctissima. Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary Most Holy.
Benedicta sancta eius et immaculata Conceptio. Blessed be her holy and Immaculate Conception.
Benedicta eius gloriosa Assumptio. Blessed be her glorious Assumption.
Benedictum nomen Mariae, Virginis et Matris. Blessed be the name of Mary, Virgin and Mother.
Benedictus sanctus Ioseph, eius castissimus Sponsus. Blessed be St. Joseph, her most chaste spouse.
Benedictus Deus in Angelis suis, et in Sanctis suis. Blessed be God in His Angels and in His Saints.
Amen. Amen.


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