23 February 2013

Novena Prayers for Pope Benedict-Day 4:

Peace be with you!
You're on day 4 and going strong! Good work!
Let's continue to pray for Pope Benedict XVI as has not only been a great moral and spiritual leader but also a great intellectual leader for the Church.
Here are the novena prayers for today:
Day 4 - Novena Prayers for Pope Benedict
Jesus, You gave to us a great Pope in Benedict XVI. You blessed him with wisdom, insight and intelligence to help guide Your Church on an intellectual level. We pray for his ministry as a teacher specifically through his writing. We pray that his writings about You will reach the whole world with Your saving message. We pray for a deeper understanding of our faith through the Pope's writings.
[Insert your intentions and personal petitions for the Pope here]
Prayer for the Pope:
Let us pray for Benedict, the Pope.
May the Lord preserve him,
give him a long life,
make him blessed upon the earth,
and not hand him over
to the power of his enemies.
May Your hand be upon Your holy servant.
And upon Your son, whom You have anointed.
Closing: The Prayer of St. Benedict
Gracious and holy Father,
please give to our Pope and 
to us the faithful:
intellect to understand You;
reason to discern You;
diligence to seek You;
wisdom to find You;
a spirit to know You;
a heart to meditate upon You;
ears to hear You;
eyes to see You;
a tongue to proclaim You;
a way of life pleasing to You;
patience to wait for You;
and perseverance to look for You.
Grant Your servant the 
Pope and us the faithful:
a perfect end,
Your holy presence.
A blessed resurrection,
And life everlasting.
Our Father...
Hail Mary...
Glory Be...
Pope Benedict XVI has been a great intellectual leader. If you haven't been able to read his writings, now is a great time to start. Here are some good ones:
Annie and I are praying for you!
God bless you!
   John-Paul - PrayMoreNovenas.com
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1 comment:

  1. We will dutifully join with you in Novena prayers Pope Benedict.