Novenas

St. Patrick Novena

Saint Patrick is one of the most famous Catholic Saints. He’s famous for spreading Christianity to Ireland where they had never heard of Jesus Christ. But through much joyful perseverance he spread the faith of the Holy Catholic Church and …

Saint Patrick is one of the most famous Catholic Saints. He’s famous for spreading Christianity to Ireland where they had never heard of Jesus Christ. But through much joyful perseverance he spread the faith of the Holy Catholic Church and is remembered for converting a Pagan land.

Pray this Novena to St. Patrick so that you may better come to understand the Holy Trinity and so that you can learn from his strong faith. St. Patrick’s constant prayer to our lord Jesus Christ helped him form a closer relationship to our heavenly father. And he can help you in the darkest hours.

History of the St. Patrick Novena

Novena Starts: March 8th

Feast Day: March 17th

Birth:387

Death: March 17th, 461

Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, engineers, paralegals, and against snakes

Day 1 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness Of the Creator of creation.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 2 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through the strength of Christ’s birth and His baptism, Through the strength of His crucifixion and His burial, Through the strength of His resurrection and His ascension, Through the strength of His descent for the judgment of doom.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 3 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through the strength of the love of cherubim, In obedience of angels, In service of archangels, In the hope of resurrection to meet with reward, In the prayers of patriarchs, In preachings of the apostles, In faiths of confessors, In innocence of virgins, In deeds of righteous men.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 4 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 5 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through God’s strength to pilot me; God’s might to uphold me, God’s wisdom to guide me, God’s eye to look before me, God’s ear to hear me, God’s word to speak for me, God’s hand to guard me, God’s way to lie before me, God’s shield to protect me, God’s hosts to save me From snares of the devil, From temptations of vices, From every one who desires me ill, Afar and anear, Alone or in a mulitude.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 6 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I summon today all these powers between me and evil, Against every cruel merciless power that opposes my body and soul, Against incantations of false prophets, Against black laws of pagandom, Against false laws of heretics, Against craft of idolatry, Against spells of women and smiths and wizards, Against every knowledge that corrupts man’s body and soul. Christ shield me today Against poison, against burning, Against drowning, against wounding, So that reward may come to me in abundance.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 7 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down, Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of every man who speaks of me, Christ in the eye that sees me, Christ in the ear that hears me.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 8 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through a confession of the Oneness Of the Creator of creation

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Day 9 – St. Patrick Novena Prayer

St. Patrick, obtain for me grace to love God with my whole heart, to serve him with my whole strength, and to persevere in good purposes to the end, o faithful shepherd of the Irish flock, who wouldst have laid down a thousand lives to save one soul, take my soul, and the souls of my countrymen, under thy special care. Grant that all hearts may share the blessed fruits of that Gospel thou didst plant and water.

St. Patrick, thank you for your prayers for my intention in this novena. I trust that our Lord will answer them through your intercession.

V. Pray for us, O glorious saint Patrick.

R. And obtain for us the intention of this Novena.

Alternative St. Patrick Novena Prayers

Alternative St. Patrick Novena Prayers

Saint Patrick Novena Alternative #1

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Amen.

Glorious St. Patrick, you are honored as one of the greatest evangelizers, and true defenders of our faith. Please obtain for me the same zeal for Christ that enabled you to bring the light of the true faith to all of Ireland. Intercede for me and place my special intentions before Christ, especially:

[Mention Intention]

May my petition receive a favorable response if it be for the greater honor and glory of God and my own soul.

St. Patrick, you devoted your life to spreading the good news of salvation in lands where people were initially hostile to the faith. Pray for me that I may experience true conversion in words, thoughts, and deeds.

Pray One Our Father

Pray One Hail Mary

Pray One Glory Be

St. Patrick, Evangelist and Patron of Ireland, Pray for us!

Amen.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Amen.

Saint Patrick Novena Alternative

Saint Patrick Novena Alternative # 2

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Dear St. Patrick, in your humility you called yourself a sinner, but you became a most successful missionary and prompted countless pagans to follow the Savior. Many of their descendants in turn spread the Good News in numerous foreign lands. 

Through your powerful intercession with God, obtain the missionaries we need to continue the work you began.

Amen

Pray One Our Father

Pray One Hail Mary

Pray One Glory Be

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