DAY NINE – Padre Pio’s Novena Oh lord, You have heard the prayers of Padre Pio , and have given him the grace of communion with You, have mercy on me in my despair, save me from my misfortunes, because I am unable to bear them. Amen. To you honor, praise and thanks forever! Our Father , Hail Mary, Glory be to the Father .
Padre Pio , when I go through hard times, I look to you for strength; I turn to you in prayer to seek refuge and protection, in you I find my courage and safety, my support, my joy in living and doing. If I am unworthy, help me to repent and to atone for my many sins.
The most traditional way to pray a novena is to recite it at least once a day over the course of 9 days . Choose a time of day to recite your novena prayer . You should pray your novena during the same time each day . For example, if you pray at 9 am the first day , you should pray at 9 am the remaining days .
God of Miracles, I will not fear, for You are with me; I will not be dismayed for You are my God. I know that my strength will come from You, You will help and heal me. It is You who upholds me with Your right hand. Thank You for being the source of my healing , I do not need to be anxious for anything.
MANILA, Philippines – Saint Padre Pio is revered as a man of charity and piety. Also known as the patron saint of civil defense volunteers, adolescents, and stress-relief, Saint Padre Pio’s life and works have inspired several devotees in the Roman Catholic Chruch from all over the world.
One miracle that has been identified as Padre Pio’s first miracle occurred in 1908. At that time he lived in the monastery of Montefusco. One day he gathered chestnuts growing in a nearby forest into a bag and sent the bag to Pietrelcina to his aunt Daria. She always had a great affection for him.
Miracle Prayer Perform miracles in my life Lord to display your power and glory. Increase my faith to trust in you. May my whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless to the end. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
At 3 O’Clock on Good Friday, Jesus died in incomprehensible agony on the wooden Cross which the Roman soldiers had nailed Him to. John, the beloved disciple of Jesus, of this event. It is this moment which changed the world forever, and it is this prayer that commemorates that extraordinary moment.
There is some indication that this practice was actually dated in an ancient Greek and Roman custom. In that practice, people would mourn a death for nine days before hosting a feast in honor of the deceased . Over time though, Roman Catholics began associating more overtly Christian symbolism with novenas .
A novena (from Latin: novem, “nine”) is an ancient tradition of devotional praying in Christianity, consisting of private or public prayers repeated for nine successive days or weeks.
Saint Raphael the Archangel serves as the patron saint of healing.
St Camillus, as the patron saint of the sick, hospitals, nurses and physicians, is another all rounder.
Novena prayers are known for being very powerful in helping with specific problems. If you are seeking urgent help in your life, recite one of these Novenas for special favors to help you. Glory be to the Father, who created me in the image and likeness of God.