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St. John the Apostle Novena

Novena Begins:  December 18 Feast Day:  December 27 Patron Saint of: Love, loyalty, friendships, authors, booksellers, burn-victims, poison-victims, art-dealers, editors, publishers, scribes, examinations, scholars, theologians Day 1 – St. John the Apostle Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. O glorious Apostle, who, on account of thy virginal purity, wast so beloved by … Continue reading St. John the Apostle Novena

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Day 19 – 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 19 – St. Andrew Christmas Novena 2021

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54 Day Rosary Novena Day 48 ( Glorious Mysteries)

Opening Prayer The 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 full blown white roses, tinged with the red of the passion, to remind thee of thy glories, fruits of the sufferings of thy Son and thee each rose recalling to thee a … Continue reading 54 Day Rosary Novena Day 48 ( Glorious Mysteries)

Daily Bible Reading – December 18, 2021

Link to today’s readings: Daily Bible Reading – December 18, 2021 | USCCB Saturday of the Third Week of Advent Lectionary: 194 Reading I Jer 23:5-8     Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD,        when I will raise up a righteous shoot to David;    As king he shall reign and govern wisely,        he shall do what is just and right in the … Continue reading Daily Bible Reading – December 18, 2021