St. John Vianney, the Cure of Ars, was accustomed in special necessities to offer to the Eternal Father, by the hands of Mary, our Divine Saviour all covered with blood and wounds. This, he said, was an infallible means to obtain the most precious graces. The following words may be used to make this offering:
O Mary, Mother of Sorrows, I beseech thee, by the inexpressible tortures, thou didst endure at the death of they Son, offer to the Eternal Father, in my stead, thy beloved Son all covered with blood and wounds, for the grace of (make your request). Amen.