Day 9: Feast Day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla
As St. Gianna’s life exemplifies, holiness can be obtained within any vocation. She and her husband Pietro understood that the firm commitment to the Catholic Faith and practice of the Beatitudes they installed within their family would continue from generation to generation, thus saving many souls. But little did St. Gianna know that her loyalty to Truth, Marriage, and Family in times sieged by secular relativism would bring Hope to millions!
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Life of St. Gianna Beretta Molla
Let us ask St. Gianna to help bolster our resolve
to practice the Beatitudes in our daily lives.
Novena Prayer to St. Gianna
(Composed by His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke)
Saint Gianna, heroically Christlike wife, mother and physician, I ask the help of your prayers, as I strive to follow your holy example in my physical and spiritual trials.
Help me, by your prayers, to recognize the suffering of the Cross as the way to pure and selfless love of God and my neighbor. May your practice of medicine with priestly care of both body and soul inspire physicians to see the Face of the suffering Christ in their patients.
May your loving acceptance of illness and death help patients to know and do God's will in all things, uniting their sufferings to the Passion and Death of Christ for the salvation of the world.
Saint Gianna, pray for us always that we may have a heart, meek and courageous, like the Heart of Jesus, in Whom we find our healing and strength.
We ask this through Christ Our Lord. AMEN
St. Gianna Beretta Molla,
Pray for us!