Thomas Aquinas Novena, Day Nine: Doctor of the Church

Opening Prayer

Glory Be

Scripture

The law of the Lord is perfect,
reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is pure,
enduring for ever;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
and righteous altogether.
More to be desired are they than gold,
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
and drippings of the honeycomb. (Psalm 19:8-11)

Intercession

Loving God, as you inspired Thomas to teach to the generations to follow, open all minds and hearts to the sweetness of God, and allow our faith community to flourish under his patronage, as faith seeks understanding among believers and seekers alike.

Concluding Prayer

Grant me, O Lord my God,
a mind to know you,
a heart to seek you,
wisdom to find you,
conduct pleasing to you,
faithful perseverance in waiting for you,
and a hope of finally embracing you.

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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One Response to Thomas Aquinas Novena, Day Nine: Doctor of the Church

  1. Pingback: BONUS EDITION – Saturday Song and More, The St. Thomas Aquinas Edition « Pastoral Postings

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