Chaplet of the Five Wounds of Jesus

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Icon of the Crucifixion, showing all of the Five Holy Wounds (13th century, Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai).

The Chaplet of the Five Wounds of Jesus or the Little Chaplet of the Five Wounds of Jesus Crucified is a devotional prayer written in 1761[1] by St. Alphonsus Liguori, a devotional writer and founder of the Redemptorist Fathers religious community.[2]

St. Alphonsus wrote the devotional as a meditation on the five piercing wounds that Christ suffered during his crucifixion.[3]

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Alphonsus kneeling before the Blessed Sacrament in a 19th-century stained glass window of Carlow Cathedral.

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