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Ninth Day of the Novena to the Holy Face The Feast is tomorrow on Shrove Tuesday


    Most merciful Face of Jesus, who in this vale of tears was so moved by our misfortunes to call yourself the healer of the sick, and the good Shepherd of the souls gone astray, allow not Satan to … Continue reading

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Dec. 20 Day 5 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Clavis David-O Key of David


The fourth of seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the Magnificat. They are also the Alleluia verse at the Mass. Continue reading

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Dec.19- Day 4 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Root of Jesse


O RADIX JESSE O ROOT OF JESSE
O flower of Jesse’s stem you have been raised up as a sign for all peoples and stand as a banner of the people, before whom kings shall keep silence and unto whom the Gentiles shall make supplication:
R: Come to deliver us, and tarry not let nothing keep you from coming to our aid!
Isaiah 11:1-3,10 Symbol: vine or plant in flower, especially a rose. Continue reading

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Day 2 Solemn Christmas Novena, December 17th O Sapienta, O Wisdom


The Church begins the seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the Magnificat. They are also the Alleluia verse at the Mass. Continue reading

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Dec. 20 Day 5 Solemn Christmas Novena– O Clavis David-O Key of David


The fourth of seven Great “O” Antiphons of the liturgy, that date back to the seventh or eighth century. These antiphons are chanted or recited at Vespers, or Evening Prayer, the Antiphon before the Magnificat. They are also the Alleluia … Continue reading

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Saint Andrew’s Christmas Novena


It is piously believed that whoever recites the St. Andrew Christmas novena prayer FIFTEEN times each day from the feast of St. Andrew (30th November) until Christmas Eve will obtain the favor requested. Continue reading

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Novena to Honor the Feast of the Holy Face of Jesus Feast is on (Shrove Tuesday)


Originally posted on Speramus' Posterous:
Jesus wanted a special Feast on the day before Ash Wednesday (Shrove Tuesday) in honor of His Holy Face, to be preceded by a Novena (9 days) of prayers. This year Ash Wednesday is February…

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