Novena to Saint Francis

Novena to Saint Francis of Assisi

Nine days of prayer in any necessity petitioning the aid of Saint Francis.

Click the links to see the prayer for each day.

Humble Saint Francis, you chose to become the poor man of Assisi. Help me to become small to the world but to grow in faith.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Loving Saint Francis, you embraced a leper and saw Christ in every person you encountered. Help me to see through the eyes of love. Through your gentle intercession, may God’s mercy be on me.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Wise Saint Francis, increase my awareness of God’s presence in my life. Like you, may I answer when I hear His call. May I always find strength in Him.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Gentle Saint Francis, you were no stranger to human weakness and frailty. Help me to follow the right path; be my friend and my guide when I stumble.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Beloved Saint Francis, your eyes were often red with weeping. Comfort me in times of trouble and sorrow. Through your intercession, may the Lord have pity on me.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Peaceful Saint Francis, teach me to refrain from anger in my actions, words, and thoughts. Bring peace in the world and also in my heart, so I may grow closer to God.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Holy Saint Francis, greet my beloved deceased in the Kingdom of Our Father. Comfort those who mourn, and inspire me with your example so we may someday be reunited.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Joyful Saint Francis, you celebrated nature and rejoiced in God’s creation. Teach me the ways of gratitude and to find God’s love everywhere I look.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…

Almighty Father, thank you for the many blessings you have given my life. Through the kind intercession of Saint Francis, I pray for the grace to be free from fear, anxieties, and anything else that might separate me from You. Watch over me, and help me to follow the examples of Saint Francis, the Blessed Mother, and the others who now rejoice in Your Kingdom.

(Mention Your Petition) Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory Be…