St. Charbel Novena

Saint Charbel Makhlouf or Sharbel Maklouf was a Maronite monk and is known as the “Miracle Monk of Lebanon”. He performed various miraculous healings and is praised for his ability to unite Christians and Muslims.

Yussef Antoun Makhlouf was born in Lebanon,1828 to Antoun Zaarour Makhlouf and Brigitta Elias al-Shediyaq. Yussef attended the parish school and engaged in prayer and solitude from a very early age and left home in 1951 to continue his religious life and became “Brother Charbel,” a solitary monk at the Hermitage of Saint Paul in the Qadisha Valley, Lebanon. He took his vows in November 1853 as a monk and later studied priesthood, ordained, and sent to serve in the Monastery of St. Maron.

He served as a priest-monk for 19 years and showed great devotion to prayer, work, and silence. God’s “supernatural power” worked on St. Charbel and was observed through his works and he became a wonder-worker for both the Christians and Muslims.

For the next 23 years, he had developed an unending love and profound union towards God and later died of health issues on December 25, 1898.

The healing of Sister Mary Abel Kamari of the Sacred Hearts, The healing of Iskandar Naim Obeid from Baabdat, and The healing of Mariam Awad from Hammana are considered the greatest healings and miracles of St. Charbel during his period of canonization and beatification.

Facts about St. Charbel Novena

Novena Starts: July 15th
Feast Day: July 24th

Significance of St. Charbel Novena

If you’re suffering from illness and injuries then praying St. Charbel Novena can help you in healing.

St. Charbel’s Feast is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of July according to Maronite Calendar and 24th July according to the Roman Calendar. He was canonized in 1977 and is named as the “admirable flower of sanctity blooming on the stem of the ancient monastic traditions of the East.”

His major shrine is the Monastery of Saint Maron Annaya, Byblos District, Lebanon. The Shrine of St. Charbel is composed of the Monastery of St. Maron where St. Charbel lived through his religious life.

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St. Charbel Novena

St. Charbel Novena
St. Charbel Novena

St. Charbel Novena – Day 1

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh. Miraculous Saint Charbel, from whose immaculate body, which overpowers corruption, radiates the scent of heaven, come to my rescue and grant me from God the grace which I am in need of
<<insert your special request>>.

Amen.

Oh, Saint Charbel pray for me.
Oh Lord, who was bestowed on Saint Charbel the grace of faith, I plead to you to grant me through his intercession that divine grace to live according to your commandments and Bible.


The glory is yours till the end.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 2

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, Martyr of monastic life, who experienced suffering, and whom Lord Jesus made of you a bright beacon, I resort to you and ask through your intercession the grace <<insert your special request>>. I confide in you.


Amen.

Oh, Saint Charbel, vase of perfume, intercede for me.Oh, God of complete benevolence, who honored Saint Charbel by giving him the grace to perform miracles, have mercy on me and grant me what I ask from you though his intercession.

The Glory is yours till the end.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

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St. Charbel Novena – Day 3

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, the aimable, who shines like a bright star in the church sky,brighten my way, and fortify my hope. From you I ask for the grace <<insert your special request>>. Ask for it from Jesus the crucified who you perpetually worship.


Amen.

Oh, Saint Charbel, the example of patience and silence, intercede for me.

Oh, Lord Jesus, who sanctified Saint Charbel and helped him to carry his cross, give me the courage to bear life’s difficulties with patience and submission to your divine will through Saint Charbel’s intercession, to you is gratfulness forever.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 4

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh Father, Saint Charbel, the affectionate, I resort to you. My confidence in your fills my heart. With the power of your intercession with God, I am waiting for the Grace which I ask from you <<insert your special request>>. Show me your affection once more.


Oh, Saint Charbel, garden of virtue, intercede for me.

Oh, God, you, who granted Saint Charbel the grace of your resemblance, grant me the help to grow in the Christian virtues and have mercy on me to be able to praise you till the end.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 5

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, loved by God, enlighten me, help me and teach me that pleases God. Hurry to me rescue. Oh affectionate Father; I beg of you to ask God for this grace <<insert your special request>>.

Oh, Saint Charbel, friend of the crucified, intercede for me.

Oh, God hear my demand through Saint Charbel’s intercession. Save my poor heart and give me peace. Calm the troubles of mt soul. Glory to you till the end.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

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St. Charbel Novena – Day 6

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, all powerful intercessor, I ask you to fulfill the grace which I am in need of <<insert your special request>>. A single word from you to Jesus is enough to forgive me, to have mercy on me and to grant me my wish.

Oh, Saint Charbel, joy of heaven and earth, intercede for me.

Oh, God, who chose Saint Charbel to defend us before your divine power, grant me through his intercession this grace (name the grace) to glorify you with him till the end.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 7

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, loved by everyone, helper of the needy; I have firm hope in your intercession before God. Fulfill this grace for me <<insert your special request>>.


Oh, Saint Charbel, a star that counsels the bewildered, intercede for me.

Oh, God, my numerous sins hinder your grace to reach me. Grant me the grace to repent. Answer me through Saint Charbel’s intercession. Return the joy to my sad heart and grant me my demand. You, the embodiment of graces, glory and gratefulness be to you.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 8

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Saint Charbel, whenever I see you kneeling down on the cane mat, fasting, abstaining and absorbed in calling God, my hope and my faith in you augment. I beg of you to help me to receive the grace that I am asking for <<insert your special request>>.


Oh, Saint Charbel, absorbed in God, intercede for me.

Oh, Jesus, the most peaceful, you who has raised your beloved Charbel to biblical perfection, I solemnly ask you to grant me the grace to spend the rest of my life according to your demand. I love you, oh God, my savior.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

St. Charbel Novena – Day 9

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

Amen.

God infinitely Holy and glorified in your saints, who inspired the monk and hermit St. Charbel to live and die in a perfect likeness to Jesus, giving him the strength to detach from the world in order to live fully, in his hermitage, the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and chastity, we beg you to grant us the grace to love you and serve you as he did.

Lord Almighty, who has demonstrated the power of the intercession of St. Charbel by many miracles and favors, grant our volunteers the grace of living a beautiful mission and returning home firm in faith, filled with fiery charity. We beseech you by his intercession.

Oh, Father, Saint Charbel, here I am at the end of the Novena. My heart gets nourished when I speak to you. I have great hope that I will obtain from Jesus the grace I asked for through your intercession. I repent, and I promise that I will never ever fall into sin. I ask you to fulfill my demand <<insert your special request>>.

Oh, Saint Charbel, crowned with glory, intercede for me.

Oh, Lord, you listened to Saint Charbel’s prayers, and you fulfilled the grace of unison with you, have mercy on me in my moment of distress. Save me from malice which I cannot bear. Glory and gratefulness be to you till the end.

Amen.

Recite once
Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

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Prayer to St. Charbel

Lord, infinitely Holy and Glorified in Your Saints, You have inspired Charbel, the saint monk, to lead the perfect life of a hermit. We thank You for granting him the blessing and strength to detach himself from the world so that the heroism of the monastic virtues of poverty, obedience and charity, could triumph in his hermitage. We beseech You to grant us the grace of loving and serving You, following his example. Almighty God, Who has manifested the power of St. Charbel’s intercession through his countless miracles and favors, grant us <<mention your special request>>, through his intercession.

Amen

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