NINE DAY NOVENA TO ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA

DAY 1

O wonderful St.Anthony,glorious on account of the fame of your miracles,and through the condescension of Jesus in coming in the form of a little child to rest in your arms,obtain for me of His bounty the grace which I ardently desire from the depths of my heart.( State your intension).
You who were so compassionate toward sinners,regard not the unworthiness of those who pray to you,but the glory of God that it may once again be magnified by the granting of the particular request ( State your intension) which I now ask for with persevering earnestness. Amen.

Our Father….Hail Mary….Glory be…,in honor of St. Anthony.

O holy St.Anthony,gentlest of saints, your love for God and charity for His creatures made you worthy while on earth to possess miraculous powers. Miracles waited your word, which you were ever ready to speak for those in trouble or anxiety. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me the favor I seek in this novena( state your intention).

The answer to my prayer may require a miracle; even so, you are the saint of miracles.
O gentle and loving Saint Anthony,whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the Infant Jesus, Who loved to be folded in your arms, and the gratitude of my heart will always be yours.

Concluding Prayer:

O God, may the votive commemoration of blessed Anthony,Your confessor be a source of joy to Your Church, that she may always be fortified with spiritual assistance, and deserve to enjoy eternal rewards. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Day 2

O wonderful St.Anthony,glorious on account of the fame of your miracles, and through the condescension of Jesus in coming in the form of a little child to rest in your arms, obtain for me of His bounty the grace which I ardently desire from the depths of my heart.(State your intention)
You who were so compassionate toward sinners,regard not the unworthiness of those who pray to you,but the glory of God that it may once again be magnified by the granting of the particular request(State your intention) which I now ask for with persevering earnestness. Amen.

Our Father….Hail Mary…Glory Be… in honor of Saint Anthony.

Miracle working St. Anthony,remember that it never has been heard that you left without help or relief anyone who in his need had recourse to you. Animated now with the most lively confidence, even with full conviction of not being refused, I fly for refuge to thee, O most favored friend of the Infant Jesus. O eloquent preacher of the divine mercy, despise not my supplications but, bringing them before the throne of God, strengthen them by your intercession and obtain for me the favor I seek in this novena ( State your intention).

Concluding prayer:

O God,may the votive commemoration of blessed Anthony, Your confessor,be a source of joy to Your Church, that she may always be fortified with spiritual assistance, and deserve to enjoy eternal rewards. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Day 3

O wonderful St.Anthony,glorious on account of the fame of your miracles,and through the condescension of Jesus coming in the form of a little child to rest in your arms, obtain for me of His bounty the grace which I ardently desire from the depths of my heart.(State your intention)
You who were so compassionate toward sinners,regard not the unworthiness of those who pray to you,but the glory of God, that it may once be magnified by the granting of the particular request(State your intention) which I now ask for persevering earnestness. Amen.

Our Father….Hail Mary….Glory Be…in honor of Saint Anthony.

O purest St. Anthony,who through your angelic virtue was made worthy to be caressed by the Divine Child Jesus,to hold him in your arms and press him to your heart. I entreat you to cast a benevolent glance upon me.
O glorious St.Anthony,born under the protection of Mary Immaculate, on the Feast of her Assumption into Heaven, and consecrated to her and now so powerful an intercessor in Heaven, I beseech you to obtain for me the favor I ask in this novena( State your intention).
O great wonder worker, intercede for me that God may grant my request.

Concluding Prayer:

O God, may the votive commemoration of blessed Anthony, Your confessor,be a source of joy to Your Church, that she may always be fortified with spiritual assistance, and deserve to enjoy eternal rewards.Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

( to be continued)