St. Clare Novena – Day 6
Let us pray The St. Clare Novena together. Let us pray for all those suffering with mental illness and their families.
Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in Cincinnati. Or read the prayer below the video at your own pace.
You can post your prayer intentions to her on our Prayer Page.
The Novena to St. Clare of Assisi
Let us begin, In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
O most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, we praise your Holy Name and the wonders of grace you worked in your servant, St. Clare. Through her powerful intercession, grant us the favors we ask in this Novena, above all the grace to live and die as she did in your most holy love. Amen.
Generous St. Clare, who left wealth and pleasure and all earthly goods to become the first spiritual daughter of St. Francis and to serve God in the cloister, help us to commit our lives to God without limit or measure, so that He may live in us and shine forth from us to all those whose lives touch ours. You who loved souls so much as to make your life a continual sacrifice for them, obtain for us the graces we now implore and win for us the strength to praise God in suffering as well as in joy. Amen.
(Include your personal petitions here.)
Pray for us, St. Clare
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
We pray You, Lord, grant us your servants who celebrate the Feast of St. Clare, your Virgin, by her intercession, to be partakers of the joys of heaven and the coheirs with your only begotten Son, who being God, lives and reigns forever and ever. Amen.
O glorious St. Clare! God has given you the power of working miracles continually, and the favor of answering prayer of those who invoke your assistance in misfortune, anxiety and distress; we beseech you, to obtain for us from Jesus, through Mary, His Blessed Mother, what we beg of you so fervently and hopefully, if it be for the greater honor of God and for the good of our souls. Amen.
In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Click here to read a reflection from Sr. Doris Gerke, OSC – Day 6