Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Saint Peregrine Novena for Cancer Patients! - 2nd Day

As we pray on this second day of the Saint Peregrine Novena, please pray with us for all who suffer from cancer and chronic diseases alike.

Saint Peregrine suffered with cancer on his foot and he was told it needed to be amputated. So St. Peregrine turned to the cross and prayed. He did not allow his illness to bring him to despair, but rather it brought him closer to the cross, even through his suffering.

Let's pray that they will persevere in hope especially when they are feeling weak and weary.

Pray with us that they will look to the cross, stay strong in their faith, and ever hopeful in God's will.

Here are the novena prayers for today:

Day 2 - Saint Peregrine Novena

Dear holy servant of God, St. Peregrine, we pray today for healing.

Intercede for us! God healed you of cancer and others were healed by your prayers. Please pray for...

(Mention your intentions)

These intentions bring us to our knees seeking your intercession for healing.

We are humbled by our physical limitations and ailments. We are so weak and so powerless. We are completely dependent upon God. And so, we ask that you pray for us...

Pray for us, that we will not let sickness bring us to despair.
Pray for us, that we may persevere in hope.

We know, St. Peregrine, that you are a powerful intercessor because your life was completely given to God. We know that in as much as you pray for our healing, you are praying even more for our salvation.

A life of holiness like yours is more important than a life free of suffering and disease. Pray for our healing, but pray even more that we might come as close to Our Lord as you are.

All Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be.


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