St. James, the Lesser: Apostle (Son of Alphaeus)

St. James, the Lesser
Apostle (Son of Alphaeus) by Pompeo Batoni 1

St. James, the Apostle (The Younder)

Son of Alphaeus

Feast Day: May 3rd

Novena: Day 3

St. James, you said “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. But he must ask in faith, without doubting, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.”

Help me to put my trust wholeheartedly in Jesus — in spite of my flaws — believing that he will give me an understanding of what I am being called to do, and the will to carry it out. Pray that I may do God’s will as a true expression and celebration of my faith, and that I might ask rightly — not spending what I receive on self-indulgent pleasures. Finally, help me to welcome the testing of my faith for the steadfastness it produces. Pray for me during this novena, especially for …

(mention silently your special intentions).1

Pray:Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be. Amen.

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