NOVENA TO ST. PHILOMENA
O Faithful Virgin and glorious martyr, St. Philomena, who works so many miracles on behalf of the poor and sorrowing, have pity on me. Thou knowest the multitude
and diversit of my needs. Behold me at thy feet, full of misery, but full of hope. I entreat thy charity, O Great
Saint! Graciously hear me and obtain from God a favorable answer to the request which I now humbly lay before the......(Here
specify your petition)
I am firmly convinced that through the merits, through the scorn, the sufferings
and the death thou didst endure, untied to the merits of the Passion and death of Jesus, thy Spouse. I shall obtain what I
ask of thee, and in the joy of my heart I will bless God, who is admirable in His Saints. Amen
ST. PHILOMENA CHAPLET
This chaplet consists of three white beads and
thirteen red beads. On the medal say the Apostles'
to ask for the grace of faith.
On each of the white beads say an Our Father in
honor of the three Divine Persons of the Blessed
in thanksgiving for all favors obtained
through her intercession.
On each of the red beads, which are thirteen in
number to commerate the thirteen years that St.
spent on earth, say the following prayer:
Hail, O holy St. Philomena, whom I ac-
after Mary, as my advocate with
the Divine Spouse, intercede for me now and
at the hour of my death.
St, Philomena, beloved daughter of Jesus
Mary, pray for us who have recourse to
In conclusion say:
O illustrious St. Philomena, who shed
so courageously your blood for Christ! I bless
the Lord for all the graces He has bestowed
upon thee during thy life,
and especially at
thy death. I praise and glorify Him for the
and power with which He has crowned
thee, and I beg thee to obtain for me from God
the graces I ask through thy intercession.