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54 Day Rosary Novena Day 47 ( Sorrowful Mysteries)

Opening PrayerThe second 27 days are in thanksgiving: Hail, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, my Mother Mary, hail! At thy feet I gratefully kneel to offer thee a Crown of Roses blood red roses to remind thee of the passion of thy divine Son, with Whom thou didst so fully partake of its bitterness each rose recalling to thee a holy mystery; each ten … Continue reading 54 Day Rosary Novena Day 47 ( Sorrowful Mysteries)

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Day 18 – St. Andrew Christmas Novena 2021

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The St. Andrew Christmas novena is traditionally recited 15 times per day starting on November 30th (St. Andrew Feast day) until Christmas Eve 24th   Hail and blessed be the hour and moment In which the Son of God was born of the most pure Virgin Mary at midnight, in … Continue reading Day 18 – St. Andrew Christmas Novena 2021

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Novena to St. Stephen

Novena Begins: December 17 Feast Day: December 26 Patron Saint of Deacons, altar servers, casket makers Day 1 – Novena to St. Stephen Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.  O glorious St. Stephen, first Martyr for the Faith, filled with compassion for those who invoke you, with love for those who suffer, heavily … Continue reading Novena to St. Stephen

Daily Bible Reading: December 17, 2021

Link to today’s readings: Daily Bible Reading – December 17, 2021 | USCCB Friday of the Third Week of Advent Lectionary: 193 Reading I Gn 49:2, 8-10 Jacob called his sons and said to them:    “Assemble and listen, sons of Jacob,        listen to Israel, your father.     “You, Judah, shall your brothers praise        –your hand on the neck of your enemies;        the sons … Continue reading Daily Bible Reading: December 17, 2021