[Dcn Alex Colautti, CC will be ordained ot the priesthood on May 5. We will be praying a Novena for him as he makes his final preparations for his ordination. We will be praying a Novena to St. John Vianney, The Curé of Ars, Patron Saint of Priests.]
O Holy Priest of Ars, the infamous attacks of the devil which you had to suffer and the trials which disheartened you by fatigue would not make you give up the sublime task of converting souls. The devil came to you for many years to disturb your short rest but you won because of mortification and prayers.
“Powerful protector, you know the temptor's desire to harm my baptized and believing soul. He would have me sin, by rejecting the Holy Sacraments and the life of virtue. But good Saint of Ars dispel from me the traces of the enemy.”
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be
Novena originally found on EWTN