Tag Archives: Novena

Lourdes sanctuary closed. Faithful to pray novenas to Our Lady of Lourdes.

Lourdes, France, Mar 17, 2020 / 05:30 am (CNA): The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes has closed for the first time in over a century following new restrictions in France to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “For the … Continue reading

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Prayer Resources, daily Mass streams and more from EWTN

  An email from EWTN News: As our nation and the world face the situation surrounding COVID-19, EWTN News is here to cover this health crisis faithfully every step of the way. Unlike the secular media, EWTN News presents you … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Monte Berico is the perfect intercessor right now

By Shaun McAfee at the National Catholic Register: The urgency for prayer and petition should not begin when we are most desperate. Our prayers for protection and deliverance from evil begin before that. Most of all, because we naturally desire … Continue reading

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9 Days from Final Appeal, Novena for Cardinal Pell Begins

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: VATICAN CITY — As Cardinal George Pell’s final appeal at Australia’s High Court draws closer, a special novena has been prepared that begins today. The prayer, published below, originates from Newman parish … Continue reading

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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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Novenas

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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