Novena to St. Joseph
Glorious St. Joseph, foster-father and protector of Jesus Christ! To you
do I raise my heart and hands to implore your powerful intercession. Please
obtain for me from the kind Heart of Jesus the help and graces necessary for my
spiritual and temporal welfare. I ask particularly for the grace of a happy
death, and the special favor I now implore (name it).
Guardian of the Word Incarnate, I feel animated with confidence that your
prayers in my behalf will be graciously heard before the throne of God.
V. O glorious St. Joseph, through the love you bear to Jesus Christ, and for
the glory of His name,
R. Hear my prayers and obtain my petitions.
Novena to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
O Most Blessed Mother, heart of love, heart of
mercy, ever listening, caring, consoling, hear our prayer. As your children, we
implore your intercession with Jesus your Son. Receive with understanding and
compassion the petitions we place before you today, especially ...(special
We are comforted in knowing your heart is ever
open to those who ask for your prayer. We trust to your gentle care and
intercession, those whom we love and who are sick or lonely or hurting. Help
all of us, Holy Mother, to bear our burdens in this life until we may share
eternal life and peace with God forever.