Novena to the Holy Face of Jesus

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Novena to the Holy Face of Jesus

We now implore all the Angels and Saints to intercede for us as we pray this Holy Novena to the Most Holy Face of Jesus and for the glory of the most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.

(Add the following invocations for each of the respective days of the Novena.)

1. O most Holy Face of Jesus, look with tenderness on us who are sinners. You are a merciful God, full of love and compassion. Keep us pure of heart, so that we may see You always. Mary, our Mother, intercede for us; Saint Joseph, pray for us. Through the merits of your precious blood and your Holy Face, O Jesus, grant us our petition, ………. Pardon and mercy

2. Most Holy Face of Jesus, we are truly sorry that we have hurt you so much by constantly doing what is wrong; and for all the good works we have failed to do. Immaculate Heart of Mary, Saint Joseph, intercede for us, help us to console the Most Holy Face of Jesus. Pray that we may share in the tremendous love which you have for one another, and for the most Holy and Blessed Trinity. Amen. Through the merits of your Precious Blood…..

3. O Jesus! Cast upon us a look of mercy; turn Your Face towards each of us as you did to Veronica; not that we may see it with our bodily eyes, for this we do not deserve, but turn it towards our hearts, so that, remembering You, we may ever draw from this fountain of strength the vigor necessary to sustain the combats of life. Amen. Mary, our Mother, and Saint Joseph, pray for us. Through the merits of Your Precious Blood and Your Holy Face, O Jesus, grant us our petition,…. Pardon and mercy.

4. O Lord Jesus, who has said, learn of Me for I am meek and gentle of heart, and Who did manifest upon Your Holy Face the sentiments of Your Divine Heart, grant that we may love to come frequently and meditate upon Your divine features. We may read there Your gentleness and Your humility, and learn how to form our hearts in the practice of these two virtues which You desire to see shine in Your servants. Mary our Mother and Saint Joseph help us. Through the merits of your precious…

5. Holy Face of Jesus, Sacred Countenance of God, how great is Your patience with humankind, how infinite Your courage. For the glory of Your Holy Face and of the Blessed Trinity, hear and answer us. Mary our Mother, intercede for us, Saint Joseph, pray for us. Through the merits…

6. May our hearts be cleansed, O Lord, by the inpouring of the Holy Spirit, and may He render them fruitful by watering them with His heavenly dew. Mary, the most chaste spouse of the Holy Spirit, intercede for us, Saint Joseph pray for us. Through the merits of Your Precious Blood…

7. Lord Jesus! After contemplating Your features, disfigured by grief, after meditating upon Your passion with compunction and love, how can our hearts fail to be inflamed with a holy hatred of sin, which even now outrages Your Adorable Face! Lord, suffer us not to be content with mere compassion, but give us grace so closely to follow You in Your Calvary, so that the opprobrium destined for You may fall on us, O Jesus, that thus we may have a share, small though it may be, in expiation of sin. Amen. Mary, our Mother, intercede for us, Saint Joseph pray for us. Through the merits of Your Precious Blood and your…

8. Most merciful Face of Jesus, who in this vale of tears was so moved by our misfortunes to call Yourself the healer of the sick, and the good Shepherd of the souls gone astray, allow not Satan to draw us away from You, but keep us always under Your loving protection, together with all souls who endeavor to console You. Mary, our Mother, intercede for us, Saint Joseph, pray for us. Through the merits of Your Precious Blood…

9. Sacred Face of our Lord and our God, what words can we use to express our gratitude? How can we speak of our joy? That You have deigned to hear us, that You have chosen to answer us in our hour of need. We say this because we know that our prayers will be granted. We know that You, in Your loving kindness, have listened to our pleading hearts, and will give out of Your fullness, the answer to our problems. Mary, our Mother, thank you for your intercession on our behalf. Saint Joseph, thank you for your prayers. Through the merits…

PRAYER TO THE HOLY FACE OF JESUS

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