Novena Through the Intercession 
of Saint Stanislaus Papczynski

It is recommended that this novena recited for a particular intention, be complemented by Confession and Holy Communion.
At the beginning of the novena, awaken an intent for needed graces, agreeing to accept God’s will.

FIRST DAY

The Almighty has done great things for me (Lk 1:49)

Lord God Almighty, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus, who with utmost zeal took upon himself, in the foundation of a Religious Community, the work of spreading the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Mother of Your Son, grant us this grace, that we might continually praise You for the great things You have done for Your Saints and permit us to enter Life in the state of friendship with You and in unsullied chastity.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

SECOND DAY

His mercy is from age to age (Lk 1:50)
 

God, Righteous Judge, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus who generously and in every way hastened to assist the Souls in Purgatory, grant that we may zealously imitate him in this great work of mercy, especially toward the departed most dear to us and those who most need our spiritual help.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

THIRD DAY

He has shown might with his arm, dispersed the arrogant of mind and heart (Lk 1:51)

O Jesus, our Redeemer and Master, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus who used every occasion to proclaim the Word of God and to bring spiritual support to people deprived of pastoral care, grant us the grace that we may attract other people to God through our own word and example of striving for holiness.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

FOURTH DAY

He has thrown down the rulers from their thrones (Lk 1:52)

 

Holy Spirit of God, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus, who throughout his life firmly defended the Catholic faith and showed willingness to witness to it by a martyr’s death, grant us the grace, that we may steadfastly grow in faith and courageously profess it in every moment of life.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

 

FIFTH DAY

The hungry he has filled with good things; the rich he has sent away empty (Lk 1:53)

God our Father, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus who trusting in the help of Your Providence, in spite of many obstacles, by Your inspiration, founded and strengthened, the Congregation of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, grant us the grace, that we may distinguish ourselves by an unyielding trust in Your omnipotence, goodness, and fidelity, especially when You guide us on the difficult road toward the wonderful promises of Your love.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

SIXTH DAY

Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy (Mt 5:7)

God, Father of Mercy, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus whose love for You showed itself most eloquently in his daily and sacrificial practices of works of mercy, grant us the grace that we may always and generously imitate him in the active love of our neighbour.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

SEVENTH DAY

Whoever listens to you, listens to me (Lk 10:16)

Lord, You Who are a faithful God, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus, who always formed his life and works in a filial submission to the Successor of St. Peter, grant us the grace that we may persevere in our faithfulness to God, the Cross, and the Gospels through our perfect obedience to the Church.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

EIGHTH DAY

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for their is the kingdom of heaven (Mt 5:3)

Lord, You who love us, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus who freely embraced an austere and mortified life in utmost poverty, so as to give himself to You with all his heart and soul, grant us the grace, that we may courageously resist the craving of money and sinful pleasures, striving for the freedom of spirit in Your truth and love.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

NINTH DAY

Take courage, it is I (Mt 14:27)

God, from Whom everything takes its beginning and to Whom everything returns, look upon Your Servant St. Stanislaus who, by the example of his life, gave us a model of total trust in Your holy Providence, grant us the grace that we may confidently place in Your merciful hands our past and future, our whole life, allowing You to lead us along the evangelical road to Your home in heaven.

Prayer for a special grace:

Saint Stanislaus, gracious intercessor before God, defender of the oppressed and patron of those in mortal danger, you always zealously served Jesus and His Immaculate Mother for the salvation of immortal souls, and you took pity on every misery. Trusting in your intercession, I have recourse to you, and I ask that you do not deny me your help. By your earnest prayers, obtain for me from God the grace… for which I beg you with trust, and help me, all my life long, to fulfil the will of the Heavenly Father. Amen.

 

Our Father...   Hail Mary...   Glory be to the Father...

Prayer through St. Stanislaus’ intercession:

O God, in your providence, You have called your priest, St. Stanislaus, to make known the honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to assist the souls in Purgatory. Following the example of his apostolic life, grant, we pray, that we may also proclaim the fullness of innocence and sanctity of the Mother of your Son, and invoking your mercy for the departed, may we safely arrive at our true homeland. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

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