Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Divine Praises . . .

The Divine Praises as Recited c. 1956
720 S. Michigan St., De Pere, Wisc.
by CX Dillhunt

Blessed be my Mother.
Blessed be her Holy Name.
Blessed be my Father, her True Love and True Man.
Blessed be the Name of my Father.
Blessed be his Most Sacred Room.
Blessed be his Most Precious Voice.
Blessed be Daddy in the Most Holy Sacrament of his Bed.
Blessed be the Great Mother of my Mother, Grandmother Most Holy.
Blessed be her Holy and Immaculate Kitchen.
Blessed be her Glorious Assumptions.
Blessed be the Name of Adele, Virtuous Grandmother.
Blessed be Grandpa, her Most Chased Spouse.
Blessed be my Mother in her Children and in all her Complaints.

~ previously published in Girl Saints (Fireweed Press)