15 February 2014
Day 5 - Saint Francis of Assisi Novena:
Today is the fifth day of the novena to Saint Francis of Assisi!
After Saint Francis experienced his conversion, he quickly turned his life around. He let go of control and what made him comfortable, and he trusted completely in God.
Today let's pray that we can do the same so we may serve Him better.
Here are the novena prayers for today:
Holy Saint Francis, through your kind intercession we seek holiness above all things. We seek the faith, hope and love that allowed you to joyfully renounce the pleasures of earthly life and to radically follow our Lord Jesus Christ.
Pray for us that we enjoy the privilege of suffering with and for the poor in the example of Jesus. Help us to be always grateful for all the blessings we have received and the strength to overcome our most pressing concerns, especially...
(Mention your intentions here)
Blessed St. Francis, when you were blessed with the decision to serve our Lord, you abandoned everything and surrendered yourself totally to God's will. Obtain for us the same trust in God, that the Holy Spirit may guide our every thought, word and deed.
St. Francis, help us in praying for the grace to truly repent for our sins and actively seek reconciliation with God. May the blessings we obtain through your intercession deepen our faith, and inspire us to store treasures in Heaven, where we hope to spend eternity with the Almighty Father.
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.
St. Francis of Assisi, Pray for us!
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