Durable and everlasting laminated holy prayer card that contains a color image of St. Francis of Assisi on the front, and the Novena to St. Francis on the back. Card measures 2 1/2 inch by 4 1/2 inch. Back of card reads: Novena to St. Francis of Assisi – 1. O Glorious St. Francis, who voluntarily renounced all the comforts and riches of your home to follow more perfectly the life of poverty and total surrender to Jesus Christ: obtain for us, we pray, a generous contempt of all things in this world that we my secure the true and eternal things of heaven. Glory be to the Father … 2. O glorious St. Francis who, during the whole course of your life, continually wept over the Passion of the Redeemer and labored most zealously for the salvation of souls; obtain for us, we pray, the grace of weeping continually over those sins by which we have again crucified Our Lord Jesus Christ, that we may attain to be of the number of those who shall eternally bless His supreme mercy. Glory be to the Father … 3. O glorious St. Francis, who, loving above all things, suffering and the cross, did earn to bear in your body the miraculous stigmata, by which you became a living image of Jesus Christ crucified; obtain for us, we pray, the grace to bear in our bodies the mortifications of Christ, that we may merit one day to receive the solid and unfailing consolations which are infallibly promised to all those that now weep. Glory to the Father … Feast on October 4th Made in Italy!
|By:||Claudia Pfeiffer (Indianapolis, March 19, 2015)|
|Review:||Beautiful laminated card. Small enough for a pocketbook. Good buy.|