St. Therese Novena

Significance of St. Therese Novena

St. Therese of Lisieux also known as Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face was a French Carmelite nun. She is also fondly known as The Little Flower of Jesus.

She is venerated because of her simple approach to devotion and daily duties. She led a very simple and unremarkable life but was later recognized her spiritual development in spite of heavy odds.

Marie-Francoise-Therese Martin was born on January 2, 1873, and baptized two days later. She was the ninth and youngest child of her parents.

Her family was steeped in catholicism and her four elder sisters had also become nuns. Therese entered the Carmel at the age of fifteen. he suffered from various ailments and depression but faced her struggles with a smile.

She wrote about her childhood which was published in October 1898 as a book titled “Histoire d’une âme” (The Story of a Soul). People appreciated and got inspired by her complete devotion to Our Lord and the book became hugely popular.

She died on September 30, 1897, at age 24.

On May 17, 1925, she was canonized by Pope Pius XI at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome with a huge crowd thronging the St. Peter’s Square.

In 1997, St. Therese was designated as a Doctor of the Church by Pope John Paul II. She was the youngest person to have achieved his honor.

In 2015 Therese’s parents, Saints Louis Martin and Marie-Azélie Guérin, were also canonized by Pope Francis I.

She is a patron saint of missions and of florists. Novena to St. Therese the Litlle Flower is popular as she is considered one of the greatest saints of modern times. Her intercessions are highly effective.

Facts about St. Therese of Lisieux Novena

Novena Starts: September 22th
Feast Day: October 1st
Birth: January 2, 1873
Death: September 30, 1897

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St. Therese Novena

St. Therese Novena
St. Therese Novena

St. Therese Novena – Day 1

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 2

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

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St. Therese Novena – Day 3

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 4

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 5

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

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St. Therese Novena – Day 6

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 7

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 8

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

St. Therese Novena – Day 9

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

Amen.

Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.

Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…

<<insert your prayer request>>

Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.

Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our savior.

Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.

I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Amen.

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Miraculous Invocation to St. Therese

O Glorious St. Therese, whom Almighty God has raised up to aid and inspire the human family, I implore your Miraculous Intercession.

You are so powerful in obtaining every need of body and spirit from the Heart of God. Holy Mother Church proclaims you “Prodigy of Miracles…the greatest saint of Modern Times.”

Now I fervently beseech you to answer my petition

<<insert your prayer request>>

and to carry out your promises of spending heaven doing good on earth…of letting fall from Heaven a Shower of Roses.

Little Flower, give me your childlike faith, to see the Face of God in the people and experiences of my life, and to love God with full confidence.

St. Therese, my Carmelite Sister, I will fulfill your plea “to be made known everywhere” and I will continue to lead others to Jesus through you.

Amen.

Feast Day Novena Prayer to St. Therese for Peace

St. Therese, Flower of fervor and love, please intercede for us.
Fill our hearts with your pure love of God.
As we approach and celebrate your feast day, make us more aware of the goodness of God and how well He tends His garden.
Instill in us your little way of doing ordinary things with extra-ordinary love.

Give us the heart of a child who wonders at life and embraces everything with loving enthusiasm.
Teach us your delight in God’s ways so that divine charity may blossom in our hearts. Little Flower of Jesus, bring our petitions <<insert your prayer request>> before God, our Father.

With your confidence, we come before Jesus as God’s children, because you are our heavenly friend.
As we celebrate the Feast Day of your homecoming in heaven, continue to shower roses and grace upon us.

Amen

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