Category: Novenas

Fifteen Ways to Evangelize during the Fatima Centenary

    May 13, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the Feast of the Fatima apparitions, in which Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children – Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia — in Fatima, Portugal six times from May 13, 2017 – October 13, 2017 to ask for prayer and repentance to obtain world peace and the conversion of sinners. Our Lady of Fatima’s messages of...

7 QT: Fatima, Food, and Flowers

1. This is an amazing month! We celebrate the centennial of Fatima this month. I am giving away a FREE copy of my new book, “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World.” The book blog tour began this week and am blessed to have some great reviewers. Here is what they have had to say about the book so far:   Carolyn Astfalk: “This detailed story...

Our Lady of Fatima Novena starts Thursday

On May 13, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Our Lady of Fatima is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1917, she appeared six times to three shepherd children at the Cova da Iria, in Fátima, Portugal. The three little children were Lúcia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto. The message that she shared...

Good Friday: Divine Mercy Novena Begins

    Divine Mercy Novena Prayers First Day of the Divine Mercy Novena Intention: Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. Novena Prayers: Most Merciful Jesus, whose very nature it is to have compassion on...

Novena to St. Joseph Begins

March 20 is the feast of St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church for 2017. St. Joseph’s feast day usually is March 19, but because his feast day falls on a Sunday in Lent this year, it has been transferred to Monday, March 20. The novena to St. Joseph begins on March 11 and ends on March 19. “Saint Joseph gave me everything I asked...

Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes begins February 2

On February 11, 1858, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to 14-year-old Bernadette Soubirous in a cave at Massabielle near Lourdes, France. By July 16, she had appeared 18 times and proclaimed that she was the Immaculate Conception. In 1862, the Church confirmed the authenticity of the apparitions. The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes became worldwide in 1907. Lourdes has become a place of pilgrimage...

Novena to Our Lady of Good Success

The Novena to Our Lady of Good Success begins on January 24 and continues for the next eight days. Hail Mary Most Holy, Beloved Daughter of God the Father Through the intercession of Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, grant thy good success to this request (name request)… Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be… Saint Michael, pray for us. Hail Mary Most Holy, Admirable Mother of...

Novena Prayer for National Unity

The Knights of Columbus is urging  all Catholics to pray the Novena for National Unity from Thursday, January 12, through Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20. The novena prayer asks the intercession of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, under her title of the Immaculate Conception. NOVENA FOR NATIONAL UNITY Most Holy Trinity: Our Father in Heaven, who chose Mary as the fairest of your daughters; Holy...