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NOVENA TO SAINT JAMES THE GREAT

(Son of Zebedee) Repeat the following Novena prayers every day for 9 consecutive days. O Glorious Saint James, because of your fervor and generosity Jesus chose you to witness his glory on the Mount …More
(Son of Zebedee)
Repeat the following Novena prayers every day for 9 consecutive days.
O Glorious Saint James,
because of your fervor and generosity
Jesus chose you to witness his glory on the Mount
and his agony in the Garden.
Obtain for us strength and consolation
in the unending struggles of this life. Help us to follow Christ constantly and generously, to be victors over all our difficulties, and to receive the crown of glory in heaven. Amen. Patron of Spain, forget not the grand nation which owes to you both its heavenly nobility and its earthly prosperity; preserve it from ever diminishing those truths which made it, in its bright days, the salt of the earth; keep it in mind of the terrible warning that if the salt lose its savour, it is good for nothing any more but to be cast out and to be trodden on by men (St. Matth. v. 13). At the same time remember, O Apostle, the special cultus wherewith the whole Church honours you. Does she not to this very day keep under the immediate…More