Monday, September 29, 2008

Novena to Saint Thérèse ~ Day Eight

Novena to Saint Thérèse

O St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, who during your short life on earth became a mirror of angelic purity, of love strong as death, and of wholehearted abandonment to God, now that you rejoice in the reward of your virtues, cast a glance of pity on me as I leave all things in your hands. Make my troubles your own, speak a word for me to Our Lady Immaculate, whose flower of special love you were -- to that Queen of Heaven “who smiled on you at the dawn of life” Beg her powerful intercession the grace I yearn for so ardently at this moment...and that she join with it a blessing that may strengthen me during life, defend me at the hour of death, and lead me straight on to a happy eternity. Amen.

O God, who did inflame with the Spirit of Love, the soul of your servant Thérèse of the Child Jesus, grant that we also may love you and make you much loved. Amen.


O glorious St. Thérèse, who, burning with the desire of increasing the glory of God, invariably attended to the sanctification of your soul by the constant practice of prayer and charity so that, becoming in the Church a model of holiness, you are now in Heaven the protector of all those who have recourse to you in faith, look down upon me who invokes your powerful patronage and join your petition to mine that I be granted the favor I seek in this novena...

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, pray for us.


  1. Many times i have prayed to St.Threse Her rose novena prayer has never failed me and continually restores my faith and i have brought many people to love Jesus through saying this beautiful prayer! Novena means 9 in latin thats why the novena is said for nine days...I have always recieved a rose and when you recieve it you KNOW that that is your Rose it hits you like a ton of bricks and warms your heart and restores your faith!! it is such a beautiful prayer!! i love this rose prayer and it will continue to bring people to God!!


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