Petitions to Blessed Pedro Calungsod

We, your fellow citizens of this earth, call upon you: O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may learn to love God and our neighbor, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be eager to know and defend the truths of our Catholic Faith

taught to us by Holy Mother Church, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also strive to faithfully live the faith we have received at Baptism: O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be zealous to share our Christian Faith to others, O Saint Pedro

help us!

That, like you, we may also be willing to offer our lives and talents in loving service to the

Church, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also endeavor to develop our abilities so as to serve our

society better, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be poor in spirit by overcoming our attachment to worldly

things and by being generous to others, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also gladly endure the daily trials of life for the love of God, O

Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be constant in prayer in order not to be overcome by

temptation, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also keep our hearts and bodies chaste to be worthy temples of

the Holy Spirit, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be truly sorry for our sins and receive the Sacrament of

Confession regularly and frequently, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also learn to forgive those who have hurt us, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also become instruments of God’s peace among people, O Saint

Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be true to our friends, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be deeply devoted to Our Blessed Mother Mary, O Saint

Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also love and adore our Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist, O

Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also learn to accept and do the will of God our Father, O Saint

Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also be ready to die for our Christian Faith, O Saint Pedro, help us!

That, like you, we may also become fellow citizens of the Saints in heaven. O Saint Pedro,

help us!

Pray for us, O Saint Pedro Calungsod, that we may be made worthy of the promises of

Christ!

 

Let us pray:

Almighty and ever‐living God, * you are glorified in your saints. * Graciously hear the prayers we offer * through the intercession of your holy martyr * Saint Pedro Calungsod. * Guide and protect your pilgrim Church on earth. * Grant your peace to our nation * and to the whole world. * Fill all our families with your grace. * Preserve us in love and unity. * Bless and guide our young people * so that they will not be led astray. * Help them to grow in faith, * hope * and charity. * Convert those whose hearts are far from you. *Comfort the sick and the lonely. * Protect the poor and the oppressed. * Welcome into your Kingdom * our departed brothers and sisters.* We thank you for the graces you have granted us * through the intercession of Saint Pedro Calungsod. * We hope * that after our mortal bodies will have slept in death, * you will raise us up to new life on the last day as your saints * and join Saint Pedro * in praising your Name forever in heaven. * Amen.

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