NOVENA TO SAINT AMBROSE

Novena Starts: 28 November | Feast day: 7 December

Day 1

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that as a school community
we will always keep Christ at the center of our mission
in all things big and small.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 2

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that we will always resolutely seek Truth,
no matter the personal cost.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 3

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that we will receive God’s grace
to employ our knowledge to love
and serve in building His kingdom on Earth.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 4

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that we will always be open to listening
and learning during the Holy Mass
and while in prayer.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 5

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that we may continue to learn
how to find God and love Him
in all the things He has made.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 6

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that we may always fully employ our gifts
and talents in the service of God’s mission,
the mission of the Redeemer,
through St. Ambrose Academy.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 7

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that our school will continue to thrive
and serve the needs of our students, Church, and community
according to Our Heavenly Father’s most holy and perfect will.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 8

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that our annual Benefit Dinner Gala
will glorify God in the service of our school’s mission
and allow Him to inspire
and embolden the lives of all involved.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

Day 9

O God, in whose Providence and Protection
we share in the pursuit of Truth,
reveal to us your beloved Son,
the Incarnate Word of God,
through the discernment and purity of the Holy Spirit,
and enlighten our minds
to serve you all the days of our lives.
We ask this through the merits of Ambrose,
the spiritual father of Augustine,
that he may lead us to Perfect Knowledge and Perfect Love.

Amen.

Holy St. Ambrose,
you are known as the “Honey Tongued Doctor”
because of your ability to help others
learn the Truth of Christianity.
God blessed you with faith,
understanding and the great ability
to preach the sweet words of the Gospel.
We invoke your powerful intercession,
confident in the hope that you will hear our prayers
and obtain for us abundant special graces from our heavenly Father.

Pray for us, that during this season of Advent
we may prepare our minds and hearts
to fully welcome our Lord Jesus Christ
that we may joyfully participate ever more fully
in the obedience of faith
and spreading the sweet fragrance of Mercy everywhere.

Closing Prayer
Dear St. Ambrose,
on this your Feast Day,
we invoke your powerful intercession
for the intentions of our school community.
We pray that we may glorify God
in the pursuit of our mission to assist parents
in the formation of their children
by providing a classical education rooted in the Catholic faith.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

Amen.

St Francis Of Assisi Catholic Community