Majellan Day Online Liturgy

Join the Majellan team with guest Fr Sam Kono CSsR for our second Online Majellan Day Liturgy, as we celebrate the Feast of St Gerard Majella.
 
The service will include a Liturgy, Music, Family Blessings, and much more. As part of the blessing, a Redemptorist Priest will bless a collection of your prayers and intentions to St Gerard Majella. You can enter your petition in the form below!

Read Along With The Majella Day Liturgical Readings

Enter your Majellan Day petition or intention

Prayers to Saint Gerard

Prayer for Motherhood

O good St Gerard, powerful intercessor before God and wonder worker of our day, confidently I call upon you and seek your aid.  On Earth you always fulfilled God’s designs, help me now to do the holy will of God.  Implore the Master of Life, from whom all paternity proceeds, to render me fruitful in offspring, that I may raise up children to God in this life, and in the world to come, heirs to the Kingdom of His Glory. 
Amen.

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Prayer in Thanks of a Safe Delivery

Good Saint Gerard, patron of mothers, assist me in thanking God for the great gift of motherhood. During the months of my waiting, I learned to call upon you and placed the safety of my child and myself under your powerful protection. The great lesson of your trust in God sustained me; your slogan, “God will provide,” became my hope and consolation. I thank God for my child and for motherhood. Help me to prize the great treasure of motherhood and obtain for me the grace to raise my child as a child of God.
Amen.

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Prayer for a sick child

O most beloved Saint Gerard, who, like the Saviour, loved children and by your prayers freed many from disease and even death, listen to us who are pleading for our sick child. We thank God for the great gift of our son/daughter and ask God to restore our child to health if such be the holy will. This favour we beg of you through your love for all children and mothers.
Amen

Resources for prayer

Show Me The Path

Show Me The Path – Cultivating a Life of Discernment

Sometimes the chaos and questioning of everyday life can be overwhelming.  This book applies a faith perspective to making choices and finding one’s way, using practical examples and stories. In addition, questions for reflection make this a good choice for parish prayer groups and book clubs.

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31 Days 31 Ways To Pray For Children

31 Days 31 Ways to Pray for Children

As children grow, they need guidance and prayer support to develop maturely and spiritually. 31 Days, 31 Ways to Pray for Children offers the perfect opportunity to give them love and support as they make daily decisions and face temptations and opportunities.

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Praying with a Passionate Heart

Expanding the traditional definition of prayer, Meehan and Oliver will help you foster a closer relationship with God through all of your daily thoughts, feelings and actions.

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