Tag: novena

St. Joseph Novena Day 1 — start today!

From the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog: We’re in the home stretch now! If you begin your novena today it will end on the eve of the Solemnity. I will post each days’ prayers as we go along. Hope you will join us! Novena to Saint Joseph: Glorious Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ,…

Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Row v. Wade. As part of the USCCB’s recent call to prayer, Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage will take place January 19 through January 27, 2013. All the students from our homeschool co-op who are going to the March for Life received the pro-life pilgrim blessing…

Cool kids’ crafts for St. Joseph’s Day

I’m double-posting from over at the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog: 3D Cut & Color Virtual St. Joseph Altar Cut, color, and create your own mini St. Joseph’s Altar. This fun family craft will help you and your little ones learn about the lovely St. Joseph Altar tradition. Complete instructions included on the pdf download.…

Divine Mercy novena starts today

Our Lord’s Mercy grants forgiveness of all sins and punishment on Divine Mercy Sunday. Begin your novena today, Good Friday, and end on Easter Saturday, the day before the Feast of Divine Mercy. Different souls are prayed for on each day of this powerful novena: Day 1, Good Friday – All mankind, especially sinners Day…

Novena to St. Joseph today — begin today!

Start your novena today for the 2011 Feast of St. Joseph. Head over to the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog for the prayers for day 1. The prayers for each day will be posted every morning till the March 19th feast day. Or, get them complete novena right now. Viva San Giuseppe!

O+L+G novena day 9

O God, You have been pleased 
To bestow upon us unceasing favors 
By having placed us 
Under the special protection
Of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. 
Grant us, your humble servants, 
Who rejoice in honoring her today upon earth, 
The happiness of seeing her face to face in heaven. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 8

With my heart full 
Of the most sincere veneration, 
I prostrate myself before you, O Mother, 
To ask you to obtain for me 
The grace to fulfill the duties 
Of my state in life 
With faithfulness and constancy. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 7

O Lady of Guadalupe, 
We beg you that parents live 
A holy life and educate their children
In a Christian manner; 
That children obey and follow
 The directions of their parents; 
That all members of the family 
Pray and worship together. 
This we ask of you, O Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 6

Mary, Mother of vocations, 
Multiply priestly vocations 
And fill the earth with religious houses 
Which will be light and warmth for the world, 
Safety in stormy nights. 
Beg your Son to send us 
Any priests and religious. 
This we ask of you, O Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 5

O most holy Mother, 
I beg you to obtain for me 
Pardon of all my sins, 
Abundant graces to serve your Son 
More faithfully from now on, 
And lastly, the grace to praise Him
With you forever in heaven. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 4

Dearest Mother of Guadalupe, 
I beg you for a fortified will 
To imitate your divine Son’s charity, 
To always seek the good of others in need. 
Grant me this, I humbly ask of you. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 3

O Mary, 
Whose Immaculate Heart 
Was pierced by seven swords of grief, 
Help me to walk valiantly 
Amid the sharp thorns 
Strewn across my pathway. 
Obtain for me the strength 
To be a true imitator of you. 
This I ask you, my dear Mother. Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

O+L+G novena day 2

O Mary, conceived without sin, 
I come to your throne of grace 
To share the fervent devotion 
Of your faithful Mexican children 
Who call to you 
Under the glorious Aztec title of Guadalupe. 
Obtain for me a lively faith 
To do your Son’s holy will always: 
May His will be done on earth as it…

O+L+G novena day 1

Our Lady of Guadalupe, 
According to your message in Mexico 
I venerate you as “the Virgin Mother 
Of the true God for whom we live, 
The Creator of all the world, 
Maker of heaven and earth.” 
In spirit I kneel before your most holy Image 
Which you miraculously imprinted 
Upon the cloak of the Indian…

Our Lady of Guadalupe novena

The December 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is fast approaching. Begin your novena on Friday, December 3 to end on the eve of her Feast Day. Here is the novena in its entirety, written by Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D., and approved by Bishop Burke, now Cardinal Burke, for use preceding Consecration/Renewal. I…