St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena

How to Pray the St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena? Praying a St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena involves a nine-day prayer devotion dedicated to St. Anselm of Canterbury, the patron saint of England. Here is a general guide on how to pray a St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena:

  1. Preparation: Find a quiet place where you can focus and set aside some time each day for prayer. You can also gather a candle, a statue or image of St. Anselm of Canterbury, and a St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena prayer to recite.
  2. Intentions: Reflect and identify the specific intention or petition you have in mind when beginning the novena. It could be seeking St. Anselm of Canterbury’s intercession for a difficult situation or asking for help in seemingly impossible circumstances.
  3. Opening: Begin with an opening prayer and state your intention or petition.
  4. Scripture Reading: Read a short passage from the Bible that relates to your intention or the theme of the novena.
  5. St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Prayer: Recite the St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena prayer or a specific prayer dedicated to St. Anselm of Canterbury. If you don’t have a specific prayer, you can search for St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena prayers available online or in prayer books.
  6. Reflection and Meditation: After reciting the prayer, take some time to reflect on its meaning and consider the example and intercession of St. Anselm of Canterbury.
  7. Closing: Conclude with a prayer of adoration, gratitude to St. Anselm of Canterbury, and a closing prayer.
  8. Continue the Novena: Repeat the novena for nine consecutive days, following the steps mentioned above.

Remember, novenas are personal prayer devotions and can be adapted to your needs and preferences. It is also advisable to consult with a priest or spiritual advisor to better understand and properly observe the novena.

About St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena

The Catholic Novena Prayer has composed this St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena to be prayed yearly on April 12 – 20, the nine days that precede the Solemnity of St. Anselm of Canterbury on April 21. The novena may also be adapted for use at other times of the year, especially feasts celebrating St. Anselm of Canterbury and occasions when his intercession is sought by the faithful.

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena All 9 Days

Pray this St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena for your intentions asking St. Anselm of Canterbury to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!.

NovenaSt. Anselm of Canterbury Novena
Novena BeginsApril 12
Feast DayApril 21

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 1

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

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Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 2

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 3

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 4

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 5

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 6

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 7

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 8

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Anselm of Canterbury Novena Day 9

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

O my God, teach my heart where and how to seek You, where and how to find You. You are my God and You are my all and I have never seen You. You have made me and remade me, You have bestowed on me all the good things I possess, Still I do not know You. I have not yet done that for which I was made. Teach me to seek You. I cannot seek You unless You teach me or find You unless You show Yourself to me. Let me seek You in my desire, let me desire You in my seeking. Let me find You by loving You, let me love You when I find You. Amen St. Anselm of Canterbury, pray for us

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…