Novena to St. Therese of Lisieux 2019
InactiveA novena from September 23rd to October 1st to prepare for the Solemnity of Saint Therese (October 1st) by going to her school and praying with her for the intentions of our Church.
From Sep 23 to Oct 1, 2019 - Every day
Contents of the novena (3 to 6 minutes per day)
You will receive each day via e-mail:
- a short meditation to let yourself be taught,
- an accompanying prayer. At the end of the novena, you can conclude your prayer by reciting a "Hail Mary".
Why a novena?
A novena is a prayer offered for a particular purpose, repeated nine days in a row. Prayer in which we ask for the intercession of a saint, the Blessed Virgin Mary, or addressed directly to God, who responds to the calls of Christ Jesus.
‘And if you have faith, everything you ask for in prayer, you will receive.' (Matthew 21:22)
Testimonies abound throughout the history of the Church, showing that God allows himself to be touched by this form of prayer.
A word of advice for praying to Saint Therese
Before she died, St. Therese promised she would spend her heaven doing good on earth. Therese is a spiritual mother. As a spiritual guide, she advises us, teaches us the little way and shows us the simplest, fastest way to go to Jesus and live union with God from this earth. She transmits to us the "little way" which is a simple but total message of love. So let us take little Therese's hand and let her guide us day after day. You can pray especially for yourself and your entourage and also for the great missionary intentions of our Church. What a joy to let ourselves be led by her on the path of simplicity, of trusting love!
How to register?
To register, click “Join” on the top right corner of the webpage. Also, we are counting on you to invite your friends to pray this novena.
Prayer of the novena
O Little Therese of the Child Jesus Please pick for me a rose from the heavenly garden and send it to me as a message of love. O Little Flower of Jesus, ask God to grant the favors I now place with confidence in your hands (mention your special prayer request here) St. Therese, help me to always believe as you did, in God's great love for me, so that I may imitate your "Little Way" each day. Amen You can end with one Hail Mary
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