Novena to Saint Anthony June 4-12

St. Anthony
(Patron of the Poor)

St. Anthony of Padua (1195 – 1231), Portuguese by birth, journeyed to Italy while still a young priest to join the recently founded Franciscans. His eloquence in preaching against error and wickedness led to his being called “the hammer of the heretics.” He is the patron of the poor and is invoked for the recovery of lost articles.

Novena to Saint Anthony

We Salute thee, Saint Anthony lily of purity, ornament and glory of Christianity. We rejoice at the favors God has so liberally bestowed on thee. In humility and confidence we entreat thee to help us for we know that God has given thee charity and pity as well as power. Then behold our distress, our anxiety, our fears concerning [Here mention your intentions.] We ask it of thee by the love thou didst feel for the divine Child when he loaded thee with caresses. Tell Him of our wants. Remember thy rapture when thou didst clasp Him to thy heart when thou didst press thy cheek to His and didst listen to His divine whispers. One sigh from thee whom He honors will crown our success and fill us with joy. Think of this and hear our prayer. Obtain for us all that we desire and we will publish thy greatness thereby to glorify Him by whom thou wert so highly favored. Amen

O Holy Saint Anthony, Gentlest of Saints, your love for God and charity for His creatures made you worthy when on earthy to possess miraculous powers. Miracles waited on your word which you were ever ready to speak for those in trouble or anxiety. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me my request [Here mention your intentions.]

The answer to my prayer may require a miracle, even so, you are the Saint of miracles. O Gentle and Loving Saint Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the Sweet Infant Jesus, Who loved to be folded in your arms, and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours.

Saint Anthony, loved and honored by the divine Child Jesus, Obtain what we ask of thee.
Saint Anthony, powerful in word and work, Obtain what we ask of thee.
Saint Anthony, attentive to those who invoke thee, Obtain what we ask of thee.

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20 comments on “Novena to Saint Anthony June 4-12

  1. Prayed 1st day.

  2. Prayed 2nd day.

  3. Prayed 3rd day.

  4. Thought I’d stick these here if anyone can help either family or can spread around. Also prayers for them. Thank you.


    I’m praying this novena as well.

  5. How very sad, and 4 young children at home yet.
    I pray the alternative Med. helps.
    Prayers for this mom and her family.

    Prayed 4th day.

  6. Prayed 4th day. I’ll be praying for this poor family as well.

  7. Prayed 5th day.

  8. Prayed 6th day.

  9. Prayed 7th day.

  10. Prayed 8th day.

  11. Prayed 9th day.
    Holy Saint Anthony, pray for us.

  12. Prayed 9th day.
    Holy Saint Anthony, pray for us. Amen.

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