Tagged: novena

Novena to St. Francis of Assisi begins

October 4 is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi,  “the little beggar”, who is perhaps the most popular saint in history. Francis begged for his food, wore old clothes, and preached peace. He began to attract followers, and in 1209 with the papal blessing he founded the Friars Minor (Franciscans). Then in 1212 with St. Clare of Assisi he founded the foundation of the Order...

Novena for the Queenship of Mary begins

August 22 is the Feast of The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This special Liturgical Feast was proclaimed by Pope Pius XII on October 11, 1954 through his Encyclical Letter Ad Caeli Reginam. The Catholic Church made this proclamation based upon the fact that whether in time of peace or in time of war, the faithful have incessantly offered prayers of petition and hymns of...

The Infant of Prague Novena Prayer

Child Jesus of Prague (original statue) The Infant of Prague — History The original statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague was created as a royal wedding gift from a Spanish Princess to her Austrian royal cousin. The statue of the Infant is a slender and beautifully-modeled figure and is carved of wood thinly coated with wax, standing nineteen inches tall, with the left foot...

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 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...