Novena in onore di S.Sebastiano Martire
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Dio, Come and save.
Lord, come quickly to my aid.
O Dear Jesus, Our adorable Savior, You with the light of Thy grace riempisti pure soul of your beloved servant and our Protector S. Sebastian by an ardent love and charity towards You, so while he lived, driven by Your love, con pieno very, expected to promote your glory visiting confessors of the Faith, who were in prisons, encouraging them to martyrdom and gaining over many souls, that the devil strove to lose, where merit of S. Caio Pontiff the glorious name of "Defender of the Faith". Grant, or benignissino Lord, for burning charity of our holy and the fervent zeal who once had for your glory, that ignite our hearts with a burning love for You, so that, with the flame of holy love, our souls, purified from the stains of sins, are made worthy to come to praise you, love you and bless you eternally in Heaven, in the company of our dear Holy.
Ago, okay, Mr. Kingdoms that always in our breasts, Full of holy affections Your divine love.
O Dear Jesus, Our adorable Savior, Your, with the light of Thy grace, riempisti the pure soul of the beloved Thy servant and our Protector S. Sebastiano, a tender and holy love of neighbor, so, while he lived, All pledged to raise the next miseries, both spiritual and temporal, many waves, for his work, left the error and idolatry, abbracciarono the S. Faith and many poor needy found in our Santo a heart of loving father in their temporal bisogni.Deh! grant, ο merciful Lord, for the merit of the tender and holy charity, who once had our dear Holy, towards the next, that our hearts are full of a mutual brotherly love, why is that, loving us with true and holy love, deserve to become true to your disciples here on earth, and we are all made worthy of Your eternal glory in Heaven.
If your sons and brothers all together we are, Okay, ago that we love, The Dio, true heart.
O sweet Jesus, Our adorable Savior, with the light of Thy grace, riempisti the pure soul of Thy servant, our dear Protector S. Sebastiano, of such an abundance of heavenly gifts and graces, where, Being on earth, despised all human greatness and hated his own flesh, suffering, not only with invincible patience and fortitude many arrows with which he was wounded while he was tied to a tree trunk, but still the countless keystrokes, until he died under the whip. Okay! grant, merciful Lord, through the merits of our Holy, that we despise the vanities of this world and the pleasures of the flesh flattering, so, with patience and fortitude we suffer the Cross and tribulations in this life, why is that, imitating, as far as we can, generous examples of the Christian virtues practiced by our dear Holy, we can come to participate with him in the glory that you have reserved for Thy servants in Heaven.
That constancy inflame So Sebastiano Del fier Diocletian outrage despised.
Blessed Eternal God, that, for a singular affection of Your goodness, to all of us, inhabitants of this town, You have given us S. Sebastiano special for our Patron, deign to accept the humble thanks that you do, for many graces and favors, you have given to our Holy in Heaven and on earth and the grace that you did give it to us in for our Protector and Defender; deign, for his intercession to keep us always from all sad and fatal accidents, especially from all sin. Let peace and love reign among us all and that faith and piety are day by day more and more lives and most perfect among us. And You, dear our Protector S. Sebastiano, deign to us every day to hear the amorous effects of Thy protection, by obtaining a burning love for God, why is that, with His grace, living a truly Christian life, we can also, with Your powerful intercession, obtain the grace to make a good and holy death. Amen.
You may not obtain intanto, Ο our Protector, Since Mr. liberate this so great virtue.
PRAY: Give us, grant, destroy all weapons of violence, the famed defender Martiri Church, disease, and the Defender Sebastian Festival, arrows overcome their engines. Through Christ, Lord. Amen.