Padre Pio 2022 Day 2 - Catholic Action For Faith and Family

DAY TWO – INVOKING ST. PADRE PIO IN HONOR OF THE 135th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH

St. Padre Pio had much to say about worries, fears and anxieties which take away our peace. In fact, this is his most famous saying:

“Pray, hope and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.”

More quotes to contemplate: 

"Everything passes, only God remains to the soul if it knows how to love Him well.”

“Be cheerful. Jesus will take care of everything. Let us trust in Jesus and our Heavenly Mother and everything will work out well!"

"How many times have I entrusted to the Blessed Virgin, the painful anxieties of my heart and how many times, she has calmed and consoled me."

Dearest Padre Pio, so many times a day, my mind begins to focus on things that cause me to worry and my peace is lost. The worry and anxieties feel like I am carrying a heavy sack on my back, especially when I concentrate on my ailments, the health concerns of others, the rapidly rising cost of food, housing and gas, as well as the ongoing violence in the world, and even when I have a disagreement with a family member or friend.  Help me to realize that the peace Jesus gives me will remain with me during all trials that I encounter. That His peace is still with me, despite the darkness, for the love of Jesus never leaves me alone. That I have a Savior in heaven, who is stronger than all, and that no one and nothing can snatch me from His hands.

Now, I come to you, my dearest intercessor.  In honor of the Anniversary of your 135th day of birth on May 25th, I ask for a “gift”, a miracle in these my most pressing needs. (Mention your intentions now and especially ask for the continued good health to Cardinal Burke) AMEN.

Litany of St. Padre Pio
 
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of Heaven,
have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the World,
have mercy on us.
God the Holy Spirit,
have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God,
have mercy on us.
Holy Mary, Virgin Immaculate, pray for us.
St. Pio of Pietrelcina, pray for us.
Beloved of God, pray for us.
Imitator of Jesus Christ, pray for us.
Good shepherd of the people, pray for us.
Model for priests, pray for us.
Light of the Church, pray for us.
Adorer of the Blessed Sacrament, pray for us.
Faithful son of St. Francis, pray for us.
Marked with the stigmata of Jesus, pray for us.
Patient in suffering, pray for us.
Helper of the dying, pray for us.
Director of souls, pray for us.
Heart of gold, pray for us.
Apostle of mercy, pray for us.
Worker of miracles, pray for us.
Consoler of the afflicted, pray for us.
Lover of the Most Holy Rosary, pray for us.
Helper of souls in doubt and darkness, pray for us.
Comforter of the sick, pray for us.
Example of humility, pray for us.
Source of wisdom, pray for us.
Mirror of the divine life, pray for us.
Lover of Jesus Crucified, pray for us.
Resigned to the will of God, pray for us.
Doing good upon earth, pray for us.
Filled with the spirit of self-sacrifice, pray for us.
Our help and hope in all our needs, pray for us.
Vessel of the Holy Spirit, pray for us.
Leading us to Christ, pray for us.
Our spiritual father and advocate, pray for us.
Crowned with glory in Heaven, pray for us.

God our Father, You helped St. Pio to reflect the
image of Christ through a life of charity and self-sacrifice.
May we follow your Son by walking in the footsteps of
St. Pio of Pietrelcina and by imitating his selfless love.
Amen.


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