SANTO NIÑO - HOLY CHILD DEVOTION
Devotion to the Santo Niño is a devotion to the Holy Child Jesus, that honors the great mystery of His Incarnation. We acknowledge His divinity and His humanity and rejoice in His great love that led Him to give His life for us. The Holy Child represents a God who is accessible to all and can be approached without fear. The devotion instills the virtues of simplicity, obedience, and trust in God. At the same time, it calls for mature discipleship and loving service at all.
The Feast of
The Feast ofSanto Niño is the third Sunday of January, and is proceeded by a nine day novena.
PRAYER TO SANTO NIÑO
We consecrate today our thoughts of you, only with you shall they be occupied; our words, only of you shall they speak; our sufferings, that we may endure them for your sake.
We beg you Santo Niño, illumine our understanding, kindle our will. Cleanse our body, sanctify our souls. We wish what you wish, because you wish, as you wish, as long as you wish.