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Prayer to
St. Marianne Cope

Lord Jesus, you who gave us your commandment of love of God and neighbor, and identified yourself in a special way with the most needy of your people, hear our prayer. Faithful to your teaching, St. Marianne Cope loved and served her neighbor, especially the most desolate outcast, giving herself generously and heroically for those afflicted by leprosy. She alleviated their physical and spiritual sufferings, thus helping them to accept their afflictions with patience. Her care and concern for others manifested the great love you have for us. Through her merits and intercession, grant us the favor which we confidently ask of you so that the people of God, following the inspiration of her life and apostolate, may practice charity towards all according to your word and example. Amen.

Through the intercession of St. Marianne Cope, I ask for the grace of (mention your request).

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be


Blessed Marianne Cope

Intercessory Instructions

1. The intercessory help of St. Marianne must be asked. You can pray the suggested prayer on the prayer card or use your own words. You really are asking one believed to be close to God to intervene for a need or special favor.

2. If you are seeking an authenticated miracle case, (one that can be proved), the prayer petition for help must be said to only one intercessor. Else it cannot be shown that St. Marianne obtained the favor.
(Hail Marys can be said in support of your petition to St. Marianne, but it must be clear that you are placing your confidence in one intercessor).

3. Relics do not obtain favors. They are means of inspiration. Also, an advantage is that in a miracle case when one is used to touch the person, it shows a special contact has been made between the person and the intercessor.

If your prayers are answered through the intercession of St. Marianne, please write to:

Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, 1118 Court Street, Suite 34, Syracuse, NY 13208-1797
315.634.7096, saintmariannecope@sosf.org