St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena

St Ephrem the Syrian Novena Prayer

How to Pray the St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena? Praying a St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena involves a nine-day prayer devotion dedicated to St. Ephrem the Syrian, the patron saint of Spiritual Directors, Spiritual Leaders. Here is a general guide on how to pray a St. Ephrem the Syrian 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. Ephrem the Syrian, and a St. Ephrem the Syrian 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. Ephrem the Syrian’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. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Prayer: Recite the St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena prayer or a specific prayer dedicated to St. Ephrem the Syrian. If you don’t have a specific prayer, you can search for St. Ephrem the Syrian 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. Ephrem the Syrian.
  7. Closing: Conclude with a prayer of adoration, gratitude to St. Ephrem the Syrian, 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. Ephrem the Syrian Novena

The Catholic Novena Prayer has composed this St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena to be prayed yearly on May 31 – June 8, the nine days that precede the Solemnity of St. Ephrem the Syrian on June 9. The novena may also be adapted for use at other times of the year, especially feasts celebrating St. Ephrem the Syrian and occasions when his intercession is sought by the faithful.

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena All 9 Days

Pray this St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena for your intentions asking St. Ephrem the Syrian to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!. St. Ephrem the Syrian is the patron saint of Spiritual Directors, Spiritual Leaders.

NovenaSt. Ephrem the Syrian Novena
Novena BeginsMay 31
Feast DayJune 9
Patron Saint ofSpiritual Directors, Spiritual Leaders

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 1

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

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Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 2

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 3

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 4

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 5

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

Also Read:

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 6

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 7

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

Also Read:

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 8

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

St. Ephrem the Syrian Novena Day 9

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

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, pray for us

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

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