Prayers Infant of Prague Novena
Asterisks are inserted to mark pauses, when prayed by a group of persons.
Oh Dearest Jesus, tenderly loving us, * Your greatest joy is to dwell among us and to bestow Your blessing upon us! * Though I am not worthy that You should behold me with love, * I feel myself drawn to You dear Infant Jesus, * because You do gladly pardon me and exercise Your almighty power over me.So many who turned with confidence to You * have received graces and had their petitions granted. * Behold me, in spirit I kneel before Your miraculous image on Your altar in Prague. * and lay open my heart to You, * with its prayers, petitions and hopes. * Especially the affair of ______I enclose in Your loving Heart. * Govern me and do with me and mine according to Your holy will. * for I know in Your Divine wisdom and love You will ordain everything for the best. * Almighty, gracious Infant Jesus, do not withdraw Your hand from us, * but protect and bless us forever.I pray sweetest Infant, * in the name of Your Blessed Mother Mary who cared for You with such tenderness, * and by the great reverence with which St. Joseph carried You in his arms, * comfort me and make me happy * that I may bless and thank You forever from all my heart. Amen.
Prayers Infant of Prague 9 Hour Novena for Urgent Requests
(In cases of great urgency, a novena of hours may be made instead of “days.” The prayers should, if possible, be repeated at the same time every hour for nine consecutive hours.)
Oh Jesus, who has said, “Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you,” through the intercession of Mary, Your most holy Mother, I knock, I seek, I ask that my prayer be granted.(Mention your request.)Oh Jesus, who has said, “All that you ask of the Father in My Name He will grant you,” through the intercession of Mary, Thy most holy Mother, I humbly and urgently ask Thy Father in Thy Name that my prayer be granted.(Mention your request.)Oh Jesus, who has said,. “Heaven and earth shall pass away, .but My word shall not pass,” through the intercession of Mary, Your most holy Mother, I feel confident that my prayer will be granted.
(Mention your request)
Prayers Infant of Prague Thanksgiving
I kneel before Your holy image, Oh most gracious Infant Jesus, to offer You my most fervent thanks for the blessings You have bestowed on me, I shall incessantly praise Your overwhelming mercy and confess that You alone art my God, my helper, and my protector. My entire confidence shall be placed in You! Everywhere I will proclaim aloud Your mercy and generosity, so that Your great love and the great deeds which You grant through this miraculous image may be acknowledged by all.May devotion to Your holy infancy increase more and more in the hearts of all Christians, and may all who experience Your assistance persevere with me in showing unceasing gratitude to Your most holy Infancy, to which be praise and glory forever. Amen.
Prayers Infant of Prague Rev. Cyrillus a Matre Dei
The first and most devoted venerator of the Miraculous Infant Jesus of PragueJesus, unto Thee I flee,Through Thy Mother praying TheeIn my need to aid me.Truly, I believe of Thee
God Thou art with strength to shield me;
Full of trust, I hope of Thee
Thou Thy grace wilt give to me. All my heart I give to Thee,
Therefore, do my sins repent me; From them breaking, I beseech Thee,
Jesus, from their bonds to free me. Firm my purpose is to mend me;
Never more will I offend Thee. Wholly unto Thee I give me,
Patiently to suffer for Thee, Thee to serve eternally.
And my neighbor like to me
I will love for love of Thee.
Little Jesus, I beg Thee,
In my need to aid me,
That with Joseph and Mary
And the angels, I may Thee
Once enjoy eternally.
Our Father, Who art in heaven,
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of death. Amen.
Glory be to the Father,and to the Son,and to the Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen.