Novena to St Anthony

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NOVENA TO SAINT ANTHONY

11th, 12th & 13th June 2020

Opening Prayer

Priest:             In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the   Holy Spirit

 

People;            Amen

 

Priest:             Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of the Faithful

and enkindle in them the fire of your love

Send forth your spirit and they shall be created

 

People:            And you will renew the face of the earth

 

Priest:             Let us pray

O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit did instruct the hearts  of the     faithful, grant that by the gift of the same Holy Spirit we may be always truly    wise and ever rejoice in His consolations, through    Christ Our Lord

 

People:            Amen

 

Priest:             Pray for us, O great Saint Anthony

 

People:            That we may be made worthy of the promises of

Christ.

 

 

Unfailing Prayer to St Anthony

 

O Holy St Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth to possess miraculous powers.  Encouraged by this thought I implore to obtain for me (request).  O gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms, and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours .Amen

 

THE MEMORARE OF SAINT ANTHONY

 

Remember, O good Saint Anthony, wonderworker  of God, that never has it been heard that anyone ever invoked your protection or sought your aid without being consoled.  In this confidence I come before you and fervently recommend myself to your care.  Despise not most faithful servant of God the prayer of your humble child but graciously hear and grant it.   Amen

 

 

ACT OF DEDICATION TO SAINT ANTHONY

 

O blessed St Anthony, I dedicate myself to your honor and give myself to you, that you may always be my protector and my guide in the way of salvation.  Obtain for me a great purity of heart and a sincere love of God and my neighbour.  After your example, may I do all my actions for the greater glory of God, in union with the Divine Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

St Anthony, pray for me, that I may enjoy the grace of a happy death.     Amen

 

PETITIONS

 

Priest:         O glorious St Anthony, whose preaching was     confirmed by prodigious signs and wondrous            miracles.

People:       Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

Priest:         O glorious St Anthony, who was privileged to carry      Jesus in thy arms

People:       Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

All              O glorious St Anthony, unfailing worker of miracles, to you do we raise our   hearts and hands, to implore your powerful intercession in obtaining from the loving heart of Jesus all the help and graces necessary for our spiritual and             temporal welfare, particularly for the grace of final perseverance and the special    favour we now implore     (Here mention your request)

Priest:         O glorious St Anthony, whose childhood, youth and manhood were ever         consecrated to God and His Blessed Mother

 

People:       Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

Priest:          O glorious St Anthony whose prayerful life and priestly labours were blessed            with wondrous results

 

People:       Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

 

 

Priest:         O glorious St Anthony, whose virtuous life was rewarded by the presence of   Jesus in thy last agony

 

People;       Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

Priest:         O glorious St Anthony, universal apostle of the poor and  needy

 

People        Hear our prayers and obtain our petitions

 

Priest;         Pray for us, O, St Anthony

 

People:       That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ

 

People:       Let us Pray

 

People        Almighty and Eternal god, who glorified your Faithful confessor, Anthony, with        the perpetual gift of miracles, graciously grant that what we confidently seek            through his merits, we may surely receive by his intercession.

 

We ask this through Christ our Lord Amen