Tag Archives: Novena

The First Novena

The visible “sending” of the Holy Ghost, which is the special object of the solemnity of Pentecost, belongs to Jesus in His Divine Nature (as it belongs also to the Father) and on this account it enters into the cycle … Continue reading

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Blessed Jose Luis Sanchez del Rio

A friend recently sent me this moving account about Blessed Jose Luis along with an invitation to pray through his intercession:  10th February is the feastday of Jose Luis Sanchez del Rio, the 14 year old Mexican boy martyr, who … Continue reading

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Pentecost Novena

Most of us need the occasional nudge to look up to heaven. So it was good to be reminded that with Pentecost round the corner, the time has come to follow Our Lady and the Apostles as they eagerly awaited … Continue reading

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Anyone who has ever felt the need to storm heaven, in supplication for special graces or favours, may already have some notion of what a novena prayer is about. Although novena prayers are also offered in thanksgiving, or even as … Continue reading

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