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St. Thomas Becket Novena

Novena Begins:  December 20 Feast Day:  December 29 Patron Saint of: Exeter college, Oxford, Portsmouth, Arbroath Abbey, Secular clergy, City of London, Canterbury Cathedral Day 1 – St. Thomas Becket Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. O God, for the sake of whose Church the glorious Bishop Thomas fell by the sword … Continue reading St. Thomas Becket Novena

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Day 21 – 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 21 – St. Andrew Christmas Novena 2021

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54 Day Rosary Novena Day 50 ( 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 50 ( Sorrowful Mysteries)

Daily Bible Reading – December 20, 2021

Link to today’s readings: Daily Bible Reading – December 20, 2021 | USCCB Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent Lectionary: 196 Reading I Is 7:10-14 The LORD spoke to Ahaz:Ask for a sign from the Lord, your God;    let it be deep as the nether world, or high as the sky!But Ahaz answered,    “I will not ask! I will not tempt the LORD!” Then Isaiah said:   … Continue reading Daily Bible Reading – December 20, 2021