Prayers to St. Rita

Prayer 1 – Prayer to St. Rita, Helper of the Hopeless (Print)

HOLY PATRONESS
Of those in need, St. Rita,
So humble, pure and patient,
Whose pleadings with your Divine Spouse
Are irresistible,
Obtain for me
From your Crucified Jesus
The request I make of you.

(Mention request.)

Be propitious towards me
For the greater glory of God,
And I promise to honor you
And to sing your praise forever.

O glorious St. Rita,
Who miraculously participated
In the sorrowful Passion
Of Our Lord Jesus Christ,
Obtain for me
The grace to suffer with resignation
The troubles of this life,
And protect me in all my needs.

Amen.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be (3 times)

(taken from www.mycatholictradition.com)

Prayer 2 – Prayer to St. Rita (Print)

Dear Rita, model wife and widow, you yourself suffered in a long illness showing patience out of love for God. Teach us to pray as you did. Many invoke you for help, full of confidence in your intercession. Deign to come now to our aid for the relief and cure of (mention your request). To God all things are possible; may this healing give glory to the Lord. Amen.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 3 – Prayer to St. Rita (Print)

God, through the prayers of St. Rita, may we learn to bear our crosses in life in the same spirit in which she bore hers. Amen.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 4 – Prayer to St. Rita (Print)

Patroness of those in need, St. Rita, whose pleadings before thy Divine Lord are almost irresistible, who for thy lavishness in granting favors hast been called the Advocate of the Hopeless and even of the Impossible; St. Rita, so humble, so pure, so mortified, so patient and of such compassionate love for thy Crucified Jesus that thou couldst obtain from Him whatsoever thou askest, on account of which all confidently have recourse to thee, expecting, if not always relief, at least comfort; be propitious to our petition, showing thy power with God on behalf of thy suppliant; be lavish to us, as thou hast been in so many wonderful cases, for the greater glory of God, for the spreading of thine own devotion, and for the consolation of those who trust in thee. We promise, if our petition is granted, to glorify, thee by making known thy favor, to bless and sing thy praises forever.

Relying then upon thy merits and power before the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we pray: (mention your request). Obtain for us our request.

Pray for us, 0 holy St. Rita, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 5 – Prayer to St. Rita (Print)

Holy Patroness of those in need, St. Rita, so humble, pure and patient, whose pleadings with thy Divine Spouse are irresistible, obtain for us from thy Crucified Jesus our request. (mention your request) Be propitious toward us, for the greater glory of God, and we promise to honor thee and to sing thy praises forever. Amen.

Recite the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be to the Father, three (3) times.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 6 – Prayer to St. Rita (Indulgence Prayer) (Print)

O glorious St. Rita, who didst miraculously participate in the sorrowful Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ, obtain for me the graces to suffer with resignation the troubles of this life, and protect me in all my needs. Amen.

Recite the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be to the Father, three (3) times.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 7 – Invocation to St. Rita (Print)

St. Rita, Advocate of the Impossible, pray for us.

St. Rita, Advocate of the Impossible, pray for us.

Recite the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be to the Father, three (3) times.

Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of Mercy and God of all consolation, who through the intercession of St. Rita, comforts us in all our tribulations. Amen.

(taken from www.prayerbook.com)

Prayer 8 – Special Need Prayer to St. Rita (Print)

O powerful St. Rita,
rightly called Saint of the Impossible,
I come to you with confidence in my great need.
You know well my trials,
for you yourself were many times burdened in this life.
Come to my help,
speak for me,
pray with me,
intercede on my behalf before the Father.
I know that God has a most generous heart
and that he is a most loving Father.
Join your prayers to mine
and obtain for me the grace I desire

(Make your request…)

You who were so very pleasing to God on earth
and are so much so now in heaven,
I promise to use this favor, when granted,
to better my life,
to proclaim God’s mercy,
and to make you more widely known and loved.

Amen.

(taken from www.prayer-and-prayers.info)

Prayer 9 – PRAYER TO ST. RITA (Print)

St. Rita, come to my aid!
Faithful, loving wife and mother,
Humble, prayerful widow and nun,
Because of my need, answer my call.

St. Rita, come to my aid!
Beautiful rose born
from the Savior’s thorns,
Lead me far from anger and hate;
Guide my heart on peaceful paths with charity to all.

St. Rita, come to my aid!
Helper, healer, holy friend
Hear my petition (make request).
To Christ take this prayer,
For He is my Lord, my God, my All,
My hope in despair,
My strength when afraid.
St. Rita, come to my aid!
St. Rita, answer my call.  Amen.

(taken from www.stritarockford.org)

One Response to “Prayers to St. Rita”

  1. prays for my husband Bill recovery

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