Saint Expedite is the object of an important devotion as the Patron Saint of Youth but also as the Intercessor for Urgent Matters. We can have recourse to him to ask for inspiration in order to find solutions, to guide our actions and decisions towards a way out that matches with the complaisant plan God has for us. Let us not hesitate to entrust our prayers to him!
“Our dear martyr and protector, Saint Expedite,
You who know what is necessary and what is urgently needed.
I beg you to intercede before the Holy Trinity, that by your grace
my request will be granted.
(Clearly express what you want, and ask him to find a way to get it to you.)
May I receive your blessings and favors.
In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen.”
The well-known ability of Saint Expedite to make fair decisions in a short period of time makes him a saint particularly prayed to in case of lawsuits, for example. Here are other prayers for St. Expedite’s intercession when facing conflicts in a professional or familial context.
“May the intercession of the glorious Martyr, St. Expedite, recommend us, O my God, to Thy goodness, in order that his protection may obtain for us what our own merits are powerless to do.
We supplicate Thee Lord, to inspire, by Thy grace all our thoughts and actions. That thou being their principle, we may by the intercession of St. Expedite, be conducted with courage, fidelity and promptitude, at the time proper and favorable, and come to a good and happy end. Through our Lord, Jesus Christ.
St. Expedite honored by the gratitude of those who have invoked thee at the last hour and for pressing cases. We pray thee to obtain from the all-powerful goodness of God, by the intercession of Mary Immaculate, today, or such a day the grace we solicit with all submission to the Divine Will.
In situations that seem desperate and overwhelming, when we are being faced with adversity, prayer is a primordial ally. In all sorts of difficult times, we can ask Saint Expedite to intercede for us with the miraculous prayer to St. Expedite.
“St Expeditus, we humbly beg thee to come to our aid so that thy prompt and certain intercession will obtain for us, from our Divine Lord, the grace of a happy and swift solution to the matter which now concerns us. (Mention your intention.) We do so without fear, being fully confident in the supreme wisdom of Our Blessed Lord, and place our trust in Him without reservation, being mindful that His will alone will be done. Amen.”
There are many other prayers to the patron of youth in order to request the help of the Holy Spirit in times of examination and tests such as a driving licence test, competitive exams, or job interview…
There are other types of prayers to pray to this martyr and ask the Lord to grant us his attributes: bravery, swiftness, humility, faith and hope.
We can also say a novena to St. Expedit. The novena to Saint Expedite traditionally takes place between the 11th and 19th of April. Nevertheless, it can be said at any other time when we deem it necessary.
To guide us and help us face our daily struggles, notably in our professional life, or in troubles related to accomodation, we can rely on the powerful intercession of St. Joseph. Join a community to pray to Saint Joseph in order to be accompanied by the foster father of Jesus everyday.
For situations which are particularly tough, we can pray to Saint Rita, saint of impossible cases. Sign up in this community to pray to Saint Rita and discover prayers and a novena to this important and caring saint.