Crown of St. Philomena
This crown consists of a medal of St. Philomena and St. John Vianney, of 3 white beads and 13 red beads.
On the medal the Apostles' Creed is said. On the 3 white beads are said 3 Our Fathers in honor of the Three Divine Persons in thanksgiving for graces granted to St. Philomena and for favors obtained through her intercession. On the 13 red beads are said the following: Hail, O holy St. Philomena, whom I acknowledge after Mary as my advocate with thy Divine Spouse, intercede for me now and at the hour of my death. St. Philomena, beloved daughter of Jesus and Mary, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Amen.
Concluding prayer: Hail, O illustrious St. Philomena, who so courageously shed thy blood for Christ, I bless the Lord for all the graces He has bestowed upon thee during thy life, especially at thy death. I praise and glorify Him for the honor and power with which He has crowned thee and I beg thee to obtain for me from God the graces I ask through thy intercession. Amen.
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