Prayers to Joan of Arc
In the face of your enemies, in the face of harassment, ridicule,
and doubt, you held firm in your faith. Even in your abandonment,
alone and without friends, you held firm in your faith. Even as
you faced your own mortality, you held firm in your faith. I pray
that I may be as bold in my beliefs as you, St. Joan. I ask that
you ride alongside me in my own battles. Help me be mindful that
what is worthwhile can be won when I persist. Help me hold firm
in my faith. Help me believe in my ability to act well and wisely.
Prayer for the Intercession of St. Joan of arc
Dear Sweet Patron Saint,
I implore you in the name of God to intercede on my behalf and
guide me. Help me to be strong when people are against me and
question my belief in God. Help me to stand by my faith and my
decisions concerning my faith. I wish to do only God's will, and
I beg of you, O Patron Saint, to help keep me on His true path,
and guide me in His will. I need friends now, more than ever before,
and I choose God as my first and foremost best friend, above all
others. But I also choose you as a close and special friend to
relate to and to talk to. Please counsel me by any means necessary
that is in the will of God to do.
Please let me have the wisdom and understanding to receive his
message and the patience and virtue to listen so that I may understand
St. Joan, Pray for us.
Prayer of Thanks and Gratitude to St. Joan of Arc
Dear Patron Saint,
Thank you for accompnying me throughout the day, and in the work
that I did. Thank you also for your guidance and your counsel.
Please help me to listen to God and to you, dear Saint, that I
may do what I am called to do. Please intercede on my behalf and
beg God to take all my faults and turn them into virtues. I thank
you for all you have done for me, and all the things you have
interceded for on my behalf. Please continue to pray for me and
for all the souls who need it.
St. Joan of Arc, Pray for us.
Amen. - Written by Andrea Rau
Prayer for the Intercession of St. Joan of Arc
from Lives of the Saints by the Catholic Book Publishing Company
O Lord, you wondrously raised up Joan, your virgin, to defend
the Faith and her country in Your name. Through her intercession
grant that the Church may overcome the snares of her enemies,
and attain lasting peace. Amen
St. Joan, pray for us.
PRAYER TO SAINT JOAN OF ARC IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
Composed by Andrea Oefinger
SAINT JOAN OF ARC, GIVE ME STRENGTH!
In this, my time of need, I beg thee to come to my aid.
I humbly ask thee to help me bear my trials with honor,
As I remember you in your earthly agonies.
BLESSED JOAN, DUTY BOUND TO GOD, GIVE ME COURAGE!
You who left family and friends to enter into Gods service,
Devout and valiant to uphold righteousness to the end,
While being insulted and harmed by your enemies.
HOLY JOAN, DAUGHTER OF GOD, GIVE ME FORTITUDE!
Help me to prevail in life and death over evil,
While bearing my injuries with the dignity you showed
When wounded in the breast, head, thigh, and heel.
PIOUS JOAN, HELP ME TO BE FEARLESS!
Abandoned by the king you yourself had crowned,
Captured and sold to the highest bidder,
You put your trust in the King of Heaven to deliver you.
VENERABLE JOAN, HELP ME TO BE UNWAVERING IN MY FAITH!
Beaten, bruised, questioned and accused,
You were denied that which you loved most:
Communion, confession, mass and public prayer.
HEROIC JOAN, HELP ME TO UPHOLD JUSTICE!
Imprisoned, neglected, threatened and condemned,
Sentenced to die as a heretic the most cruelest death,
To die by the fire and be raised up in heaven!
GLORIOUS VIRGIN, PLEASE INTERCEDE FOR ME.
Hear this petition and my heartfelt plea.
Pray for me in this, my time of need,
For I believe God will deny you nothing. Amen.
(Here mention you specific request.)
PRAYER of SAINT JOAN OF ARC FOR HEALING
Composed by Andrea Oefinger
Holy Saint Joan, compassionate to the sick and wounded, who,
while on earth, nursed so many back to health, hear me.
You who wished to see no one injured or in discomfort, pray for
me and guide me through this difficult time.
Daughter of God, wounded many times in battle, I petition you
for healing (here mention your request here) so that I may be
better able to serve God in whatever capacity HE wishes. Intercede
It may not be in Gods will for my body to be healed, for
my sufferings may help another or my own soul. If my request is
not granted, help me to remain strong, and instead be healed emotionally
and spiritually. Amen.
A PRAYER COMPOSED BY THE SISTERS OF SAINT JOAN OF ARC
O Saint Joan of Arc, courageous woman soldier, called by God to
fight and save your country from the enemy; grant that I, like
you, may hear Gods call in my life and have the courage
to follow it faithfully, as priest, religious, married or single.
May your motto: My God must be first served, be mine
also; so that through me, He may build His kingdom here on earth.
Intercede to the Master of the harvest, that He may send laborers
into His harvest.
Saint Joan of Arc, pray for us. Amen
A Soldiers Prayer to St. Joan of Arc
St. Joan of Arc, humble maiden of France, your heavenly Father
miraculously endowed you with every military skill and knowledge,
and raised you up as the Commander of the armies of France for
the blessing of His Church, the protection of His people, and
the glory of His Holy Name. By your merits and prayers may God
also endow all military men and women with every military skill
and knowledge necessary for his station of duty. May his mission
always be righteous, and his actions always be courageous, compassionate,
and just. And just as you showed your ardent love for Jesus in
offering up your life for Him, so may they fulfill all that their
duty requires. St. Joan of Arc pray for us that we may be made
worthy of the promises of Christ. Amen.
Written by Gregory Lobas of Berea, Ohio - May 30th 20 01
The Litany of St. Joan of Arc
Lord, have mercy on us! Jesus Christ, have mercy on us! Lord,
have mercy on us!
Jesus Christ, hear us! Jesus Christ, graciously hear us!
Our Heavenly Father, Who art God, have mercy on us!
Son, Savior of the world, Who art God, have mercy on us!
Holy Spirit, Who art God, have mercy on us!
Holy Trinity, Who art God, have mercy on us!
Holy Mary, virgin Mother of God, pray for us.
Our Lady of the Assumption, principal patron of France, pray for
Saint Michael the Archangel, patron and special protector of France,
pray for us.
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, virgin and Martyr, pray for us.
Saint Margaret of Antioch, virgin and Martyr, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, chosen by God at Domremy, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, informed [of her mission] by Saint Michael,
the Archangel and his Angels,
pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, compliant to the call of God, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, confidant and submissive to her voices, pray
Saint Joan of Arc, model of family life and labor, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, faithfully devoted to Our Lady, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, who delighted in the Holy Eucharist, pray for
Saint Joan of Arc, model of generosity in the service to God,
pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, example of faithfulness to the Divine vocation,
pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, model of union with God in action, pray for
Saint Joan of Arc, virgin and soldier, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, model of courage and purity in the field [of
battle], pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, compassionate towards all who suffer, pray
Saint Joan of Arc, the pride of Orleans, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, glory of Reims, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, liberator of the Country, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, abandoned and imprisoned at Compiegne, pray
Saint Joan of Arc, pure and patient in thy prison, pray for us.
Saint Joan of Arc, heroic and valiant before thy judges, pray
Saint Joan of Arc, alone with God at the hour of torment, pray
Saint Joan of Arc, Martyr of Rouen, pray for us.
Saint Joan or Arc and Saint Therese of Lisieux patronesses of
France, pray for us.
All the Saints of France, intercede for us.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, ave mercy
on us, Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, graciously
hear us, Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy
on us, Lord.
Saint Joan of Arc, pray for us,
that we may become worthy of the promises of Our Savior Jesus
Let us pray: Oh God, Who hast raised up in an admirable manner,
the virgin of Domremy, Saint Joan of Arc, for the defense of the
faith and country, by her intercession, we ask Thee that the Church
[may] triumph against the assaults of her enemies and rejoice
in lasting peace; through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.
~~by Louis, Bishop of Saint Dié
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