Podcast: Play in new window Download Duration: — 1. Lord Jesus Christ, You have destroyed the power of death and given the hope of eternal life in body and soul. You granted your Mother a special place in your glory, and did not allow decay to touch her body.
Oh, Immaculate Mary, Virgin most Powerful, I beseech you, through that immense Power which you have received from the Eternal Father, obtain for me Purity of heart, - Strength to overcome all the enemies of my soul; -and the special favor I implore in my present necessity. Name It Mother most pure! Forsake me not, despise not my prayer, graciously hear me for God's glory, your honor, and the welfare of my soul.
The family is so very important in our lives and in our society! So, we are going to pray that the sacrament of marriage is strengthened and that families are sanctified. Jesus, I trust in You.
Having been struck down with typhoid fever, Bartolo Longo wrote it in order to ask for graces in the most desperate cases. Every day he went before the Picture of the Virgin of the Rosary to be inspired and to do some corrections. But one day, owing to a serious worsening of His illness, he taught that the only remedy was to take the Picture of the Virgin from the Chapel and place it in His bedroom.
Christians look to Mary, the Mother of our Lord, as the first Christian and the model of holiness. This novena presents a profound opportunity for us to pray that Jesus may give us the Grace to be more and more like His mother and thus come closer to Him through His Immaculate Mother. Your Immaculate Heart is full of love, mercy and compassion for sinners like me.
Winning the heart and soul of America for Mary by spreading the Fatima message. As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Heavenly Child, lovable Mary, the Eternal Father delights in your birth, for He beholds in your coming into this world one of His creatures who is so perfect that she will become the worthy Mother of His divine Son.
It is particularly helpful for those who intend to renew their Consecrations to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on her birthday, September 8. If we begin today, we will complete this Novena on the Eve of her feast, which is not commemorated this year, since it falls on a Sunday. So our Novena for her Nativity also serves as preparation to renew our Consecrations.
Anthony of Padua, and later St. Mechtilde Matilda and St. Alphonus Liguori. This devotion emerged at about the same time period as the Holy Rosary in the form which we have it today.
Begin the novena on November 12 to end it on November 20, the eve of the feast. Like any novena, however, it can be prayed at any time of the year, when you have a special favor to ask of the Blessed Virgin. Here are the meanings of words used in the Novena for the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary that you might not be familiar with:.