Good morning! The offices and home of the Companions of St. Anthony are closed today, March 21st, due to winter storm Toby. If you call in today, we will return your call tomorrow. We are always reachable on social media!
Please keep us and all those in the path of the storm in your prayers.
Enlighten, O God of compassion, the hearts of your children, sanctified by penance, and in your kindness grant those you stir to a sense of devotion a gracious hearing when they cry out to you. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. – Amen. ... See MoreSee Less
Saint Anthony 13 Tuesday Novena - Week 12: St. Anthony, Friend of Mary
Recite together: Anthony, through your teaching and preaching you bore witness to the loving presence of God in all of creation. Now that you have come into the fullness of the kingdom, pray for us that our lives might also proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to all humanity.
Leader: Pray for us, St. Anthony. All: Help us become worthy of the promises of Christ. Leader: Let us pray. Almighty, eternal God, you have given your people St. Anthony as an outstanding preacher and intercessor in times of need. Grant that with his help we may follow the example of Christian living and experience your support in all adversities. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Recite the petition for the particular week: St. Anthony - Friend of Mary - help us find the openness to God's plan for our lives, as did you and Mary. (Pause)
Recite together: St. Anthony, you raised your voice in praise of God and led others to acclaim His name. Instill in me that same spirit of awe and reverence for the God who loves us forever and ever. Amen.
Leader: Let us pray. O God, may you be glorified by our companionship with St. Anthony, the friar, priest, and doctor of the Gospels. Through the thirteen weeks of prayer, may we be renewed in faith, hope, and charity. We ask this with confiedent trust that through the intercession of St. Anthony, you will bring us to the rewards of eternal life promised by Christ our Lord. Amen. ... See MoreSee Less