Tagged: Novenas

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 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...