St. Joseph Vaz Novena

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

The Catholic Novena Prayer has composed this St. Joseph Vaz Novena to be prayed yearly on January 7 – 15, the nine days that precede the Solemnity of St. Joseph Vaz on January 16. The novena may also be adapted for use at other times of the year, especially feasts celebrating St. Joseph Vaz and occasions when his intercession is sought by the faithful.

St. Joseph Vaz Novena All 9 Days

Pray this St. Joseph Vaz Novena for your intentions asking St. Joseph Vaz to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!. St. Joseph Vaz is the patron saint of Sri Lanka.

NovenaSt. Joseph Vaz Novena
Novena BeginsJanuary 7
Feast DayJanuary 16
Patron Saint ofSri Lanka

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 1

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 2

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 3

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 4

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 5

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 6

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 7

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 8

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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

St. Joseph Vaz Novena Day 9

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

Our dear patron Saint Joseph Vaz: You were a person of great heart with a passionate zeal for Christ our Savior in your life as a preacher of the Word of God. Through your ardent efforts and spiritual gifts you brought people to Christ, changed the hearts of many, healed the sick, educated the disadvantaged, defended and aided the persecuted, comforted the afflicted, worked miracles in order to show the power of the name of Jesus. O God, through the intercession of Saint Joseph Vaz: Give us the discerning spirit and gifts of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control. Increase our faith and enable us to grow in virtues of prudence, justice temperance and fortitude. Send us angels full of love and affection. Give us the strength to preserve Your creation, our common home and work for the sustainability of our planet. Grant us the wisdom to work in unity with people of all races and religions, and to do our part to remove social and economic inequalities, to assist the marginalized and abandoned, and to bring about peace and harmony. Make us generous disciples of Your Son to listen to the inner promptings and thus to work for faith, justice and peace. May Saint Joseph Vaz intercede for us in our life’s journey to imitate our Master and Lord Jesus. May Saint Joseph Vaz be our inspiration and model in our earthly life to be part of the Reign of God.

Amen

(Mention your request here…)

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