my thoughts, my actions, so that my whole soul may ever languish and faint for love of Thee Only a small part of Bonaventure's writings is properly mystical. Reading about St. Bonaventure's strong devotion to Mary I was sure that he was the next Saint to which I wanted to begin a novena. Get your next Novena directly to your e-mail Sign Me Up Now! Mass & Prayer Schedule “We should not stay away from our assembly, as is the custom of some, but encourage one another, and this all the more as you see the day drawing near.” — Hebrews 10:25 NAB Standard Mass Schedule. Prayer is the lifting up of our minds and hearts to God. eyewitnesses to these wondrous deeds. lost things are found, But because he was a man of prayer and a good administrator, Saint Bonaventure managed to structure the Order through effective legislation. Amen. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, SAINT BONAVENTURE. remain fixed and firm, to enlighten our perceptions; the gift of prudence, document.write("