Act of Contrition

My God, 
I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. 
In choosing to do wrong 
and failing to do good, 
I have sinned against You 
whom I should love above all things. 
I firmly intend, with Your help, 
to do penance, to sin no more, 
and to avoid whatever leads me to sin. 
Our Savior Jesus Christ suffered 
and died for us. 
In His name, my God, 
have mercy. 
Amen.