St. Therese Novena
Prayers to be said each day:
Come Holy Spirit and fill the hearts of the faithful, and kindle in them the fire of
V. Send forth Your Spirit and they shall be created.
R. And You shall renew the face of the earth.
Let us pray: O God, who have instructed the hearts of the faithful by
the light of the Holy Spirit; grant that by the gift of the same Spirit, we may be ever
truly wise and rejoice in His consolation, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Acts of Faith, Hope, and Love: O my God! I believe in Thee: strengthen
my faith. All my hopes are in Thee: do Thou secure them. I love Thee: teach me to love
Thee daily more and more.
The Act of Contrition: O my God! I am heartily sorry for having
offended You, and I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of heaven and the pains
of hell, but most of all because they offend You, my God, who are all good and deserving
of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Your grace, to confess my sins, to do
penance , and to amend my life. Amen.
Concluding Prayer Prayed Each Day:
O Lord, You have said: Unless you become as little children you shall not enter the
kingdom of heaven; grant us, we beg You, so to follow, in humility and simplicity of
heart, the footsteps of the Virgin blessed Thérèse, that we may attain to an everlasting