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Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel July 7-15

Start novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 7 ending July 15,
vigil of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in this my necessity (mention intention(s)

O Star of the Sea, help me and show me in this that thou art my Mother.

O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech thee, from the bottom of my heart, to succor me in this necessity; there are none that can withstand thy power. O show me in this that thou art my Mother. read more

Novena to Saint Anne July 17-25

O Glorious St. Anne,
who is filled with compassion for those who invoke thee and with love for those who suffer,
heavily laden with the weight of my troubles,
I cast myself at thy feet and humbly beg of thee to take under thy special protection
the present affair which I recommend to thee. (state your petition)

Deign to commend it to thy daughter, the Blessed Virgin Mary,
and lay it before the throne of Jesus,
so that He may bring it to a happy conclusion.
Cease not to intercede for me until my request is granted.
Above all, obtain for me the grace of one day beholding my God face to face,
and with thee and Mary and all the Saints,
of praising and blessing Him for all eternity. read more

Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary novena Jan. 24-Feb 1.

NOVENA: In preparation for the Feast of the Purification

I. Bright mirror of all virtues, holiest Mary, forty days had scarcely elapsed from thy delivery when thou, though the purest of all virgins, didst will, according to the law, to be presented in the temple to be purified: grant that we, like thee, may keep our hearts unstained by sin, that so we, too, may be made worthy to be presented to our God in the temple of his glory.
Hail Mary, etc. read more