st augustine novena
We invite you to join us in this novena, reflecting upon the influence of one of the greatest saints in the Western Church, St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor. St. Monica’s son was St. Augustine, but he rejected Christ and the Church for many years, living a life of sensuality and hedonism. St. Augustine protect us, teach us to overcome sin and grow in virtue. Villanova University was founded in 1842 by the Order of St. Augustine. Glorious Saint Augustine I boldly ask for your intercession confident in your boundless wisdom and compassion. You can pray the full St Augustine Novena below. During these days, different priests from St. Michael’s Abbey will be sharing their reflections. Act in me O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. In your wisdom and compassion, aid me in my own life quest to fulfill the destiny laid for me, that God may bless me with the strength, courage and wisdom to surrender my temporal concerns to His will. St. Augustine is one of the greatest defenders of the Catholic faith and the patron saint of searchers. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek), Saint Augustine, God has tasked you with aiding people in distress even when the assistance they need requires you to perform miracles in His name. Holy Saint Augustine, you have been plucked from a life of iniquity through the incessant prayers of your mother Saint Monica to become a staunch defender of the faith. During St. Augustine’s dark days, his mother Saint Monica incessantly prayed for his conversion back into the fold of God’s Grace, aided also by prayers of the Bishop of Milan, St. Ambrose. You will be inspired by reflecting on the life of Saint Augustine and his transformation from a life of sin and iniquity to become one of the greatest saints the church has ever known. He founded the Order of Saint Augustine, who continued his early work to educate the faithful. She is the patroness of wives and abuse victims. St. Augustine, pray for my intention in this novena (mention request here) May God hear our plea and grant us the grace to accept His will in all things, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Though he was brought up as a Christian, he abandoned Christianity in favor of the loose morals espoused by a religious group called the Manicheans. Patron Saint of Brewers, Printers, Theologians. on the St Augustine Saint Page. Advertising Disclosure: Some pages on this site or in our emails may contain advertisements or affiliate links for which we are compensated. Let your kindness cause you to plead to God for a miraculous resolution of my present problem and the granting of my special intention. O holy Saint Augustine, who has famously declared that “Our hearts were made for you, O Lord, and they are restless until they rest in you.”, aid me in my own search for our Lord that through your intercession I may be granted the wisdom to determine the purpose God has planned for me. At the end of nine days of prayer, we hope to find the God that saved Saint Augustine waiting to deliver us from temporal concerns through his kind intercession. At his conversion, he sold his possessions and lived a life of poverty, service to the poor and prayer until the end of his life. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek), Saint Augustine, through you God has manifested his power and mastery of the earth, enabling you to make prophesies and to perform miracles to aid the poorest of the poor, whom you have chosen to serve. Amen. Click to join in praying the St. Augustine Novena. After hearing of two simple men being converted, he decried the cowardice that prevented a learned person like him from pursuing the Kingdom of God. "Always pray and never give up" - Luke 18:1. He believed that he heard God’s command when he heard a child singing “Take up and read”, and in compliance read the first passage of the Letters of Saint Paul which advised people to put away all impurity and to live in imitation of Jesus. At the end of nine days of prayer, we hope to find the God that saved Saint Augustine waiting to deliver us from temporal concerns through his kind intercession. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I'm so glad to see that you are praying novenas! (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek), Holy Saint Augustine, you were saved when you heeded God’s call for your conversion, and granted the power to perform powerful miracles in His name. Feel the power of praying together with thousands of people. Augustine, pray for my intention in this novena (mention request here)May God hear our plea and grant us the grace to accept His will in all things, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever.Amen. St. Augustine Novena St. Augustine is one of the greatest defenders of the Catholic faith and the patron saint of searchers. Pray the St Augustine Novena with the Pray app , Pray the St Augustine Novena with the Pray app. Sign up here to pray more novenas with thousands of faithful people from around the world! St. Augustine teach us to be humble and grateful to recognize the gifts of the Lord and to be generous to share them with joy. © 2020 Novena Prayer. St. Augustine of Hippo Novena – Mp3 audio and text. His search for truth resulted in his clear explanations of Roman Catholic beliefs, including theological writings on creation, original sin, devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and biblical interpretation. Help us to discern the will of God and to make the right decisions in response to the call of the Church and the needs of men. Day 1 – St. Augustine Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek), Holy Saint Augustine, you have overcome great adversity to be revered as one of the greatest saints of our Church. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek). Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Pray for me now and turn not from my petitions, that I may also be blessed with God’s grace and guidance through this present predicament into a life of complete subservience to His will. Hear my cries and ask our Lord Jesus Christ to bless me with a favorable response to my petition. In this time of extreme anxiety, I entrust my present predicament to the power of your kind intercession. You, who have been the beacon of the Gospel to so many generations walk with us today and illumine our paths and processes of revitalization. Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Pray for us ALWAYS ✝️. Click here to find more novenas like this one. Ask our Lord to lead me to a life worthy of His love, that I may one day share the riches of His kingdom. Look upon me, a poor servant of God, and the afflictions of body and spirit that plague me, and in your kindness, help me seek the aid of the One True God we seek to love and serve throughout our lives. Hear my cries as I invoke your name to petition God for an increased faith and to aid me in my present distress. Subscribe to Discerning Hearts Podcast. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek), Saint Augustine, God’s faithful servant, educator and evangelist, show me the mercy you are renowned for and come to my aid in this time of distress. St. Augustine is revered as the Patron Saint of searchers to commemorate his search for truth and the One True God. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window). Intercede for me that my most pressing concerns be resolved and my petition granted. (State the nature of your problem or the special favor you seek). I'll even mail you a copy of the book for free as long as you pay for shipping. Say 1: Our Father…  Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…. A highly intelligent man, even then St. Augustine used to compare his life to Christian morals but was not confident he would be able to lead a pure life. Day 1 – St. Augustine Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Get Novena prayers delivered to your inbox! St. Augustine was from Northern Africa and was the Catholic bishop of the city of Hippo. All rights reserved. Emboldened by this, I humbly come before you to invoke your aid in asking for God’s all-powerful assistance to see me through my most pressing concern. Pray this novena for overcoming sin and growing in virtue. Read more about the patron saint of brewers, printers, against tired eyes, and theologians. May this devotion lead me to a life dedicated to the fulfilling the will of God that I may one day be deemed worthy of sharing His Kingdom with you and all the saints for all eternity.

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