Novena to St. Rita of Cassia

Patroness of Impossible Cases

May 14th to May 22nd

O holy patroness of those in need,
St. Rita,
whose pleadings before thy Divine Lord are almost irresistible,
who for thy lavishness in granting
favors hast been called the
Advocate of the hopeless and even of the impossible;
St. Rita,
so humble,
so pure,
so mortified,
so patient and of such compassionate
love for thy Crucified
Jesus that thou couldst obtain from Him
whatsoever thou askest,
on account of which all confidently have
recourse to thee expecting,
if not always relief,
at least comfort;
be propitious to our petition,
showing thy power with God on behalf of thy suppliant;
be lavish to us,
as thou hast been in so many wonderful cases,
for the greater glory of God,
for the spreading of thine own devotion,
and for the consolation of those who trust in thee.

We promise,
if our petition is granted,
to glorify thee by making known thy favor,
to bless and sing thy praises forever.
Relying then upon thy merits and power before the
Sacred Heart of Jesus,
we pray thee grant that…

(Make your request here…)

as soon as God deems fit.

This Novena must be said for nine consecutive days,
and then must be published if your petition is granted.

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