Monday, February 1, 2021

Powerful Prayers to St. Bridget of Ireland - Novena to St. Bridget and Litany to the Patron of Babies; Children of Unwed Parents; Fugitives; Ireland; Midwives; Poets


(Saint February 1 : St. Bridgid of Ireland : Patron of Babies; Children of Unwed Parents; Fugitives; Ireland; Midwives; Poets. Below are some powerful prayers to this Saint. A novena is said over 9 days. 

Novena Prayer
O Glorious St. Brigid,
Patroness of Ireland and Mother of the Churches,
protect the Irish Church
and preserve the true Faith in every Irish heart,
at home and abroad.
Obtain for us the grace to walk faithfully
in the path of Christian perfection during life,
and so to secure a holy and happy death,
with life everlasting,
in thy blessed company,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Amen.
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Saint Brigid of Kildare,
Pray for us.
Saint Brigid of Kildare,
Pray for us.
Saint Brigid of Kildare,
Pray for us.
Another prayer to St. Brigid
O God, Who givest us joy
by the power of the intercession of Blessed Brigid the Virgin,
graciously grant that we may be assisted by her merits
by the example of whose chastity we are enlightened.
Through Christ our Lord.
Amen.
Litany of St. Brigid
(For private recitation only.)
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Eternal Father,
have mercy on us.
Divine Son,
have mercy on us.
Holy Spirit,
have mercy on us.
Holy Mary, Virgin of Virgins,
Pray for us.
Blessed St. Brigid,
Pray for us.
Consecrated spouse of the King of Kings,
Pray for us.
Corner-stone of the Monastic Institute in the Island of Saints,
Pray for us.
Brigid, Patroness of Ireland,
Pray for us.
Model of Irish Virgins,
Pray for us.
Mother of Religious,
Pray for us.
Pattern of holiness,
Pray for us.
Intercessor for the Irish clergy,
Pray for us.
Mediatrix for the Irish people,
Pray for us.
Protectress of the faith preached by St. Patrick,
Pray for us.
Enjoying with him the clear vision of God,
Pray for us.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world:
spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world:
graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world:
have mercy on us.
Let us Pray.
O God, the Author of all sanctity,
grant that we who inhabit the Island of Saints,
may, through the intercession of St. Brigid,
walk in their footsteps on earth,
and so arrive with them to the possession of Thee in Heaven.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.
Pour forth on us, we beseech Thee, O Lord,
the spirit of Thy wisdom and love,
with which Thou hast replenished Thy holy Servant, St. Brigid,
that sincerely obeying Thee in all things,
we may by a zealous imitation of her virtues,
please Thee in faith and works.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.
[Source: St. Anthony's Treasury - A Manual of Devotions (Anthonian Press, Dublin, 12th edition, 1941), 275-278.]
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