Novena to St. Philomena (Patron Saint of Babies)

St. Philomena is the patron saint of babies, infants, children, and adults who seek to live a life of purity and chastity. Say this Novena once a day for nine days. August 11th is the Feast of St. Philomena.

We beseech Thee, O Lord, to grant us the pardon of our sins by the intercession of Saint , virgin and martyr, who was always pleasing in Thy sight by her eminent chastity and by the profession of every virtue. Amen.

Illustrious virgin and martyr, Saint Philomena, behold me prostrate before the throne whereupon it has pleased the Most Holy Trinity to place thee. Full of confidence in thy protection, I entreat thee to intercede for me with God, from the heights of Heaven deign to cast a glance upon thy humble client! Spouse of Christ, sustain me in suffering, fortify me in temptation, protect me in the dangers surrounding me, obtain for me the graces necessary to me, and in particular

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Above all, assist me at the hour of my death. Saint Philomena, powerful with God, pray for us. Amen.

O God, Most Holy Trinity, we thank Thee for the graces Thou didst bestow upon the Blessed Virgin Mary, and upon Thy handmaid Philomena, through whose intercession we implore Thy Mercy. Amen.

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14 thoughts on “Novena to St. Philomena (Patron Saint of Babies)

  1. I am fairly certain that her feast day is actually August 11, not September 9th.

    Hi Sarah,
    Thanks for correcting me.
    I have made the changes in the Post.

  2. St. Philomena please hear my prayer. Please heal my baby that I have in my womb. Whom we’ve been told will not survive . Thank you.

  3. Thank you St Philomena. I trust that you will grant me this new job with Caritas so i can serve da lord in it programs, amen.

  4. Dear Lord Jesus & Mother Mary,

    I ask for your blessings on the people who need your favours. I pay for the people who need prayers and blessings.
    Thank You Jesus, Praise You dear Jesus.
    Your devotee, a

  5. Firstly thank you to my beautiful grandmother who told me about you St Philomena, and about your works. I have given your prayers to people who could not have children and have since had them i believe through your prayer. You are always with me helping me and have never let me down, much love to you.

  6. St. Philomena, please hear my prayers…I am diagnosed with myoma in my uterus and ovarian cyst in my right ovary. Please help my physical condition. I would like to have a baby..

    I ask guidance and good health for all of us in the family. Thank you.

  7. Dearest St Philomena
    I come to you to beg and plead that the child I am carrying in my womb is born healthy. That I may have a healthy pregnancy, safe delivery and most importantly a healthy baby. Please dissolve any signs of Down syndrome that my baby is presenting and let her be born without any birth defects. To you I pray. Amen.

  8. St. Philomena I want to give thanks for listening. I lost my baby on Oct. 1st at 5 and a half weeks due to a miscarriage. My lil one is with God now in his Kingdom. Thanks again for listening.

  9. I really trust on you Saint Philomena, ever since you came in my life from 2005. I will always love you Saint Philomena and thank you for answering my prayers. Amen

  10. Dear Saint Philomena, please bless my precious baby grand daughter & heal the mutation of her brain that causes continuous seizures. We have been told she will not survive & our hearts are breaking so I beg you to please intercede for us & bless my family by healing this precious baby girl. In God’s name we pray. Amen.

  11. Please help a new little one that was just born early. Heal his lungs and bring his new parents strength. Thank you for your intercession

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