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St. Louis Martin Novena: For depression, anxiety and mental disorders

LOUIS MARTIN

© Office Central de Lisieux

Louis Martin in his wheelchair in the garden of 7 Rue Labbey, Lisieux. From left, Celine; the Le Juifs, a couple who worked for the Martins here; and Leonie.

Thomas L. McDonald - published on 11/09/17

Day 5

St. Louis, may those around us remember what your daughter St. Therese wrote: “A word or a smile is often enough to put fresh life in a despondent soul.” Give strength to the loved ones and caregivers of those who struggle with mental problems.

Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you disquieted within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my help and my God. (Psalm 42)

O Lord, through the intervention of St. Louis Martin, lift up those who are suffering from depression, anxiety, dementia, and other mental problems and lead them out of the darkness and into Your light.

Our Father
Hail Mary
Glory Be

Amen




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