Crown of Saint Philomena

[Saint Philomena]This crown consists of a medal of Saint Philomena and Saint 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 Saint Philomena and for favors obtained through her intercession. On the 13 red beads are said the following: Hail, O holy Saint Philomena, whom I acknowledge after Mary as my advocate with thy Divine Spouse, intercede for me now and at the hour of my death. Saint Philomena, beloved daughter of Jesus and Mary, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Amen.

Concluding prayer: Hail, O illustrious Saint 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.