O Christ! Suffering in the flesh, crowned with thorns and clothed in purple.O Christ! Beaten and nailed in excruciating pain to the Cross.
O Lord Jesus! Son of God, innocent victim of our ransom, before your royal banner, before the mystery of your death and glory, before your scaffold, we kneel in shame and with hope and we ask that you bathe us in the blood and water that flowed from your lacerated heart; to forgive our sins and our guilt;