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Pray on Crucifix

Oh Jesus, full of grace and charity, victim for sinners, so impelled by Your love of us that You willed to die on the cross, I humbly entreat Thee to glorify in Heaven and on Earth, the servant of God, Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, who generously participated in Your sufferings, who loved Thee so much and labored so faithfully for the glory of Your Heavenly Father and for the good of souls.  With confidence, I beseech Thee to grant me, through his intercession (Mention your request here) which I ardently desire.

On each set of the three beads say one Our Father, one Hail Mary and one Glory be

Our Father, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed be Thy name.  Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.   Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee.  Blessed art Thou among women and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus.  Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.  Amen.

Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be; World without end.  Amen.

Concluding Prayer on the medal

Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You.  You know how easily I abandon You.  Stay with me, Lord, because I am weak and I need Your strength, that I may not fall so often.  Stay with me, Lord, for You are my light and without You I am in darkness.  Stay with me, Lord, to show me Your will.  Stay with me, Lord, so that I hear Your voice and follow You.  Stay with me, Lord, for I desire to love You very much and always be in Your company.  Stay with me, Lord, if You wish me to be faithful to You.  Stay with me, Lord, as poor as my soul is I want it to be a place of consolation for You, a nest of love.  Stay with me, Jesus, for it is getting late and the day is coming to a close and life passes; death, judgement and eternity approach.  It is necessary to my strength so that I will not stop along the way and for that I need You. 

It is getting late and death approaches; I fear the darkness, the temptations, the dryness, the cross, the sorrows.  O how I need You, my Jesus, in this night of exile!  Stay with me tonight, Jesus; in life with all its dangers, I need You.  Let me recognize You as Your disciples did at the breaking of bread, so that the Eucharistic Communion be the light which disperses the darkness, which sustains me, and unites joy of my heart.  Stay with me Lord, because at the hour of my death, I want to remain united to You, if not by communion, at least by grace and love.  Stay with me Lord for it is You alone I look for.  Your love, Your grace, Your will, Your heart, Your spirit, because I love You and ask no other reward but to love You more and more.  With a firm love, I will love You with all my heart while on Earth and continue to love You perfectly during all eternity.  Amen.

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Prayer for the intercession of Padre Pio

Dear God, You generously blessed Your servant, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, with the gifts of the Spirit.  You marked his body with the five wounds of Christ Crucified, as a powerful witness to the saving Passion and Death of Your Son.  Endowed with the gift of discernment, Saint Pio labored endlessly in the confessional for the salvation of souls.  With reverence and intense devotion in the celebration of Mass, he invited countless men and women to a greater union with Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.  Through the intercession of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, I confidently beseech You to grant me the grace of (state your petition here).  Amen.

Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be; World without end.  Amen.
Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be; World without end.  Amen.
Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be; World without end.  Amen.

 

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