Novena To St. Ignatius Of Loyola # 2 (July 22 – July 31)

[The Novena consist of 9 days of prayers. Repeat this prayer for 9 days in a row.]

Leader:

In the Name of the Father, +
and the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.

Response:

Amen.

Suscipe (Prayer by St. Ignatius)

Leader:

Take, O Lord, and receive all my liberty,

Response:

My memory, my understanding
and my entire will
All I have and call my own.
Thou hast given all to me,
To Thee, O Lord, I return it.
Everything belongs to Thee;
do with it as Thou wilt.
Give me only Thy love and Thy grace,
That is enough for me.

Amen.

Anima Christi (Prayer by St. Ignatius)

Leader: Soul of Christ,
Response: Sanctify me.

Leader: Body of Christ,
Response: Save me.

Leader: Blood of Christ,
Response: Inebriate me.

Leader: Water from the side of Christ,
Response: Wash me.

Leader: Passion of Christ,
Response: Strengthen me.

Leader: O Good Jesus,
Response: Hear me.

Leader: Within Thy wounds,
Response: Shelter me.

Leader: Separated from Thee,
Response: Let me never be.

Leader: From the evil one,
Response: Protect me.

Leader: At the hour of my death,
Response: Call me.

Leader: Into Thy presence,
Response: Lead me.

Leader: That I may praise Thee,
Response: With all Thy angels and saints, forever and ever.

Amen.

Prayer for Generosity (by St. Ignatius)

Leader: Lord, do Thou teach me to be generous.

Response:

Teach me to serve Thee as Thou deserves:
To give and not to count the cost,
To fight and not to heed the wounds,
to toil and not to seek for rest,
to labor and not to ask for reward,
save that of knowing
that I do Thy divine and holy Will.

Amen.

Novena Prayer

Leader: O glorious Patriarch, St. Ignatius of Loyola,

Response:

We humbly beseech thee to obtain for us
from Almighty God, above all things else,
deliverance from sin,
which is the greatest of evils,
and next, from those scourges
wherewith the Lord chastises the sins of His people.

Leader:

And by thy glorious merits we beseech
thy benevolent intercession
before the throne of Almighty God,
that He may grant us:

[Pause for a moment
and mention your intention(s) here…]

Leader:

May thine example, O Loyal Knight of Our Lady,
enkindle in our hearts an effectual desire,

Response:

To employ ourselves continually
in laboring for the greater glory of God
and the good of our fellowmen;
obtain for us, likewise,
from the loving Heart of Jesus Our Lord,
that grace which is the crown of all graces,
that is to say,
the grace of final perseverance
and everlasting happiness.

Amen.

Leader:

Laudetur Jesus Christus!
(Praise be Jesus Christ)

Response:

Nunc et in æternum.
(Now and forever)

Amen.

Leader:

In the Name of the Father, +
and the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.

Response:

Amen.

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