St. Gerard Novena

St Gerard Novena Prayer

How to Pray the St. Gerard Novena? Praying a St. Gerard Novena involves a nine-day prayer devotion dedicated to St. Gerard, the patron saint of Pregnant Women, Expectant Mothers, Childbirth, Especially Difficult Pregnancies. Here is a general guide on how to pray a St. Gerard 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. Gerard, and a St. Gerard 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. Gerard’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. Gerard Novena Prayer: Recite the St. Gerard Novena prayer or a specific prayer dedicated to St. Gerard. If you don’t have a specific prayer, you can search for St. Gerard 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. Gerard.
  7. Closing: Conclude with a prayer of adoration, gratitude to St. Gerard, 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.

St. Gerard Novena All 9 Days

Pray this St. Gerard Novena for your intentions asking St. Gerard to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!. St. Gerard is the patron saint of Pregnant Women, Expectant Mothers, Childbirth, Especially Difficult Pregnancies.

NovenaSt. Gerard Novena
Novena BeginsOctober 7
Feast DayOctober 16
Patron Saint ofPregnant Women, Expectant Mothers, Childbirth, Especially Difficult Pregnancies

St. Gerard Novena Day 1

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 2

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 3

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 4

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 5

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 6

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 7

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 8

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

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O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

St. Gerard Novena Day 9

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

O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, en kindle within my heart one spark of that heavenly fire of charity which glowed in your heart and made you an angel of love.

(Mention your request here…)

O glorious Saint Gerard, because when falsely accused of crime, you did bear, like your Divine Master, without murmur or complaint, the calumnies of wicked men, you have been raised up by God as the patron and protector of expectant mothers. Preserve me from danger and from the excessive pains accompanying childbirth, and shield the child which I now carry, that it may see the light of day and receive the purifying and life-giving waters of baptism through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

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

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