A POWERFUL NOVENA TO SAINTS PETER AND PAUL, APOSTLES (PILLARS OF THE CHURCH): DAY 2

O God, come to my aid+
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Pin on St. Peter & St. PaulOpening Prayer

Heavenly Father, we praise and thank you for the lives and missions of St. Peter and St. Paul, ardent apostles of Your beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. As you have enriched them with many graces and gifts, we ask you, Father, to meet our needs, both spiritual and material (ask for the grace you want to achieve). This we ask through the merits of your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, and through the intercession of St. Peter and St. Paul. Amen.

Scriptural Reading (Acts 9:1-9)

Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing threats to slaughter the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked for letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, that would authorize him to arrest and take to Jerusalem any followers of the Way, men or women, that he might find. It happened that while he was traveling to Damascus and approaching the city, suddenly a light from heaven shone all around him. He fell to the ground, and then he heard a voice saying, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?’ ‘Who are you, Lord?’ he asked, and the answer came, ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. Get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you are to do.’ The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless, for though they heard the voice they could see no one. Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing at all, and they had to lead him into Damascus by the hand. For three days he was without his sight and took neither food nor drink.

The Word of the Lord…

—PAUSE FOR A MOMENT OF MEDITATION—

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

DAY 2 PRAYER

The Holy Apostles Saint Peter And Saint Paul Painting by Svitozar NenyukOh Apostle and Pope, Saint Peter, you who were called by the Lord to be a “fisher of men.” You who said: Lord, to whom shall we go? For only You have the words of eternal life. Come to my aid with your intercession with God, giving me the courage to follow your example of faithful love for Christ and announce the good news in my family, the community, at work, and everywhere. Oh, Saint Peter, you who made the most beautiful declaration of love: Lord, you know everything, You know that I love You. Teach me today the way of justice so that I may have health and peace and obtain from God the grace I ask of you. O glorious and great Apostle St. Paul, master of the Gentiles, courageous, follower of Christ, fearless evangelizer, founder of communities, give us this spirit of apostleship of your Master Jesus, so that we may say to everyone – “It is not I who live, but Christ who lives in me.” Enlighten all peoples with the light of the Gospel, which you witnessed with so much love, seeking to establish in the world your Master’s Kingdom of justice and love. Arouse many missionary vocations that, following your example, bring Christ to all peoples (make other particular requests). Amen.

Our Father…10 Hail Marys…Glory be… (For the Intentions of families passing through difficulties/challenges of all kinds)

BRIEF LITANY OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL

Lord have mercy on us

Christ has mercy on us

Lord have mercy on us

Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles of Christ, pray for us.

Saints Peter and Paul, Holy Martyrs of the Lord, pray for us!

Saints Peter and Paul, Pillars of the Church, pray for us.

Saints Peter and Paul, Proclaimers of the Gospel, pray for us.

Saints Peter and Paul, Models of faith, pray for us.

Saints Peter and Paul, Examples of missionaries, pray for us.

Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, Forgive us O Lord.

Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, Hear us O Lord.

Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, Have mercy on us.

Pray for us, glorious St. Peter and St. Paul, that we may be worthy of Christ’s promises. Amen.

Let Us Pray

O God, who grants us the joy of celebrating St. Peter and St. Paul, the pillars of the Church, disciples, and missionaries of Jesus Christ, instill in us the faith that animated them and the courage and missionary zeal, to love more Our Lord Jesus Christ and make him loved and known to all. Through Christ Our Lord. Amen!

CONCLUDING PRAYER

Sts. Peter and Paul and St. Ursula Church | Fleetwood - Mount Vernon, NYTo the glorious Saint Peter, Prince of the Apostles, for being the rock on which God built His Church; To Blessed St. Paul, because he was chosen by God as a preacher of the Truth throughout the world. Grant, we ask, a living Faith, firm Hope and ardent Charity; a total self-emptying, contempt for ‘worldly desires’, patience in adversity, humility in prosperity, attention to prayer, sincere intention at work, diligence in fulfilling obligations, constancy in purposes, conformity with God’s will and perseverance in divine grace until death, so that through your intercession and your glorious merits, overcoming the temptations of the world, the devil and the flesh, we may be worthy to appear before the supreme and eternal Shepherd of souls, Jesus Christ, to enjoy and love eternally He who, with the Father and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, God forever and ever. Amen.

May the Divine assistance remain always with us, and may the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Blessing+

Through the intercessions of St. Peter and St. Paul, may Almighty God bless + us, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

 

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Shalom!

Sources

  • My Catholic Prayers and Devotions
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    Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Loreto, Vila Medeiros, São Paulo, Brazil
    nozickcjoe@gmail.com / fadacjay@gmail.com

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Rosey
Rosey
4 months ago

St Peter & Paul, pray for us. Teach us to love God and to come to true knowledge of Him in His words. Amen

Phils
Phils
4 months ago
Reply to  Rosey
Onyekachi Francis
Onyekachi Francis
4 months ago

O glorious and great Apostle St. Paul, master of the Gentiles, courageous, follower of Christ, fearless evangelizer, founder of communities, give us this spirit of apostleship of your Master Jesus, so that we may say to everyone – “It is not I who live, but Christ who lives in me.”
I find this part of the prayer so special

Phils
Phils
4 months ago
Caroline Edward
Caroline Edward
4 months ago

Through the novena prayer to saints peter and Paul I have come to realize that it’s Saint Paul who wrote the wordings of my favorite song sang during prayer meeting in the charismatic renewal it’s no longer I that live but Christ that lives in me he lives he lives Christ is the light in me … saints Peter n Paul pray for us to over come our mountains of difficulty in front of us no where to run or hide but face them as Christians n the grace to be patient n obedience to the will of God Amen… Read more »

Phils
Phils
4 months ago

Ok got it

Phils
Phils
4 months ago

Very good page

Gloria
Gloria
4 months ago

St. Paul and St. Peter pray for us!
Thank you fr. Chinaka for your effort in bring us the lay faithful closer to God through these wonderful novenas. They have really changed my life and has enhanced my faith. Thank you so much fr.

njideka Ihionu
njideka Ihionu
4 months ago

Lord heal me please am sick

Bliss
Bliss
4 months ago

May you continue to live in us O Lord

Adaeze
Adaeze
4 months ago

Saints Peter and Paul, pray for us. Amen.

Nneka
Nneka
4 months ago

St Peter and St Paul pray for us Amen

Violet Onwuzulike
Violet Onwuzulike
4 months ago

Thank you so much Fada. D Novena is fulfilling. I believe in miracles

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