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 9

St. James, by addressing us as members of the twelve-tribe Kingdom, you remind us of values that give us an identity and set us apart from the wider society without physically separating from society. Help us to understand what it means to keep ourselves unstained from the world — to be in it, but not of it. Pray for us to nurture relationships that help us to grow in the fruits of the Holy Spirit: charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control and chastity. Above all, help us to remain faithful to Jesus’ teachings in everything that we do. 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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