Novena to St. Peregrine

First Day: THE PARALYZED

Scripture Reading:
"He went round the whole of Galilee teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Good News of the kingdom and curing all kinds of diseases and sickness among the people and painful complaints of one kind or another, the possessed, epileptics, the paralyzed, were all brought to him, and he cured them". Matthew 4:23-24

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you had in your earthly life the gift from God to cure the sick who were brought to you, hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be….

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Second Day: PROVIDENCE

Scripture Reading:
"That is why I am telling you not to worry about your life and what you are to eat, nor about your body and how you are to clothe it. Surely, life means more than food, and the body more than clothing!" Matthew 7:25

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you abandoned all material possessions on this earth and entered a monastery to do God's will, teach me to do the same, hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Third Day: EFFECTIVE PRAYER

Scripture Reading:
"Ask and it will be given to you; search and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. For the one who asks always receives; the one who searches always finds; the one who knocks will always have the door opened to him." Matthew 7:7-8

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you always prayed with your eyes looking at the sky, beholding always our Blessed Lady, help me to remember the words of Jesus that in prayer I will find peace. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Fourth Day: TRUST OF FAITH

Scripture Reading:
"When he went to Capernaum a centurion came up and pleaded with him. "Sir" he said, "my servant is lying at home paralyzed, and in great pain". I will come myself and cure him," said Jesus. The centurion replied, "Sir, I am not worthy to have you under my roof; just give the word and my servant will be cured." Matthew 8:5-8

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you trusted in God so completely and used well the gift He gave you to heal His people, help me to trust God completely as did the centurion. Hear the petition I bring before you and present, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Fifth Day: SERVICE

Scripture Reading:
"And going into Peter's house Jesus found Peter's mother-in-law in bed with fever. He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on them." Matthew 8:14-15

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you saw Jesus each day in the arms of the Blessed Lady, and gave your life for the service of Jesus in all things, help me to do the same. Peter's mother in-law sought to serve Jesus. Help me use my body for the service of Jesus, let my suffering serve to save souls. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain Jesus what I ask of you!

Sixth Day: TOOK OUR SICKNESS

Scripture Reading:
"That evening they brought him many who were possessed by devils. He cast out the spirits with a word and cured all who were sick. This was to fulfill the prophecy of Isaiah: "He took our sicknesses away and carried our diseases for us." Matthew 8:16-17

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you took upon yourself the cross of Jesus on this earth, help me to learn how to carry my cross of illness. Never let me give in to the temptations of the devil and give up. Instead let me see that my illness can be the way to save others from their ills. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request), You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Seventh Day: IF I CAN ONLY TOUCH HIS CLOAK

Scripture Reading:
"Then from behind him came a woman, who suffered from a hemorrhage for twelve years, and she touched the fringe of his cloak, for she said to herself, "If I can only touch his cloak I shall be well again." Jesus turned around and saw her; and said to her, "Courage, my daughter, your faith has restored you to health." Matthew 9:20-22

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you totally trusted God and asked for the hour of your death, help me to trust Jesus as did the woman who touched his cloak and grow in faith. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Eight Day: THE DUMB MAN SPOKE

Scripture Reading
: "They had just left when a man was brought to him, a dumb demoniac. And when the devil was cast out, the dumb man spoke and the people were amazed. "Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel," they said." Matthew 9:32-34

Prayer: St. Peregrine, your healing gift from God on this earth was extraordinary. I need to invoke this gift from God with you as did the people you brought the dumb man to Jesus. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

Ninth Day: TWO BLIND MEN FOLLOWED HIM

Scripture Reading: "As Jesus went on his way two blind men followed him shouting. "Take pity on us, Son of David." And when Jesus reached the house the blind men came up with him and he said to them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They said "Sir we do." Matthew 9:27-28

Prayer: St. Peregrine, you obeyed your superior or even when the task was difficult, help me not to be blind to the will of God in this hour of trial. Lord open my eyes to see through this illness your will for me. Hear the petition I bring before you and present it, with our Blessed Lady, to Jesus for a healing of (here make your request). You sought to please God in all things on earth, help me to understand that it does not matter what has been taken away but what I do with what is left.

Pause for Personal Meditation
Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

St. Peregrine, patron of the sick, pray for me and obtain from Jesus what I ask of you!

The above novena was obtained from Autom. Rev. Msgr. Adrian I Dwyer Meditations written by the Rev. Francis M. Vivona.
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