Background: St David was born son of a prince near St David’s in Wales. He was renowned as a teacher and preacher, founding monastic settlements and Churches in Wales, South West England and Brittany. His monastic rules were very strict with followers expected to eat only salted bread and herbs, no meat or alcohol, and spend their time in prayer. He is the Patron Saint of Wales. His Feast Day is 1st March.
(Novena Dates: 21st February – 1st March)
Blessed David, you are an apostle
and patron for the people of Wales.
Grant, I implore,
that through your prayers,
your people will be enlightened
by the truth which you taught,
and they will obtain everlasting life.
you know all things,
and nothing is hidden from you;
in your kindness come to my aid in my present distress, and grant this my humble petition:
(Share your request… )
In Jesus’s name, I beg your help but may God’s will be done. Amen.
Say: Our Father…, Hail Mary… and Glory be…
Action: Do a kind deed today for someone you meet.
… St David of Wales, Pray for Us …