NOVENA TO ST. TERESA OF ÁVILA

Novena Starts: 6 October | Feast day: 15 October

Day 1

O most amiable Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the great gift of faith and devotion to the Most Blessed Sacrament which You gave to Your servant Teresa. We pray that by Your merits and those of Your faithful spouse, that we may receive the gift of faith and of a fervent devotion toward the most Blessed Sacrament, through which You give Yourself to us.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 2

O most merciful Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the great gift of hope which You granted to Your beloved Teresa. Grant, we pray, that by Your merits and those of Your holy spouse, that we may receive confidence in Your goodness by reason of Your Precious Blood, which You shed for our salvation.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 3

O most loving Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the great gift of love which You bestowed on Your bride Teresa. We pray that by Your merits, and by those of Your most loving spouse, that we may receive the crowning gift of Your perfect love.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 4

O most sweet Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the gift of determination and resolution which You gave to Your beloved Teresa. Grant, we pray, that by Your merits and those of Your most generous spouse, that we may receive the determination and resolution to please You above all things.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 5

O most kind Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the great gift of humility which You gave to Your beloved Teresa. Grant, we pray, that by Your merits and by those of Your most humble spouse, that we may receive the grace of true humility, which may make us rejoice in humiliation and prefer contempt before every honor.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 6

O most bountiful Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the gift of devotion to Your mother Mary and her holy spouse Joseph, which You gave to Your beloved Teresa. Grant, we pray, that by Your merits and by those of Your beloved spouse, that we may receive the grace of this same devotion.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 7

O most loving Lord Jesus Christ! We thank You for the gift of the wounded heart of Your beloved Teresa. We pray that by Your merits, and by those of Your seraphic spouse, that we may receive the same wound of love, so that we may love You and give You our whole mind and love.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 8

O most beloved Lord Jesus Christ! You bestowed a holy death upon Your beloved servant Teresa. We pray that by Your merits, and those of Your most constant spouse, to grant us the grace of a holy death, that we may possess You eternally in Heaven.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

Day 9

Lord Jesus Christ, we thank You for the gift of the holy death of Your beloved spouse Teresa. We pray that by Your merits and those of Your beloved spouse, that we may receive a holy death burning with love for You.

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory be…

V. St. Teresa, pray for us.
R. That we may become worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray. Graciously hear us, O God of our salvation, that as we rejoice in the commemoration of the blessed virgin Teresa, so we may be nourished by her heavenly doctrine, and obtain the fervor of tender devotion; through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.

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