Day 4: Comfortress of the Sorrowing
St. Anne is a good example of the Truth that God will take care of those who are faithful to Him. Even amidst the crisis in the Church, a great resurgence has begun through a faithful echo of clergy and laity willing to defend the unchanging teachings of Holy Mother Church at any cost.
“St. Anne was spared neither trials nor bitterness. God tested her severely, especially by ordaining that she would have to wait so long for Mary, her child of predilection. For years, hidden sorrow was her daily bread.”
– “Good St. Anne”
Glorious St. Anne, filled with compassion for those who invoke you and with love for those who suffer, heavily laden with the weight of my troubles, I kneel at your feet and humbly beg you to take my present need under your special protection.
(State your intention here)
Please recommend it to your daughter, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and lay it before the throne of Jesus. Cease not to intercede for me until my request is granted. Above all, obtain for me the grace to one day meet God face to face, and with you and Mary, and all the angels and saints, to praise Him through all eternity.
Glorious Saint Anne, I kneel in confidence at your feet, for you also have tasted the bitterness and sorrow of life.
My need, the cause of my request, is… (state your intention here)
Good Saint Anne, you who did suffer much during the years that preceded your glorious maternity, I beseech you, by all your sufferings and humiliations, to grant my prayer.
I pray to you, through your love for your glorious spouse Saint Joachim, through your love for your immaculate child, through the joy you felt at the moment of her happy birth, not to refuse me.
Bless me, bless my family and all who are dear to me, so that someday, we may all be with you in the glory of heaven, for all eternity. Amen.
Pray for us, Saint Anne!
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.