The Next Novena: The Original Novena!

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holy spirit novenaWe’re excited to announce that the next novena we’re praying is the original novena!

Novenas are an ancient tradition that goes back to the days of the Apostles.

Jesus told His disciples to pray together after His ascension into heaven, so they went to an upper room along with the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Acts 1:14) and joined constantly in prayer for nine days.

These nine days of constant prayer by the Apostles at the direction of Jesus led up to Pentecost. This is when the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples as “tongues of fire” (Acts 2:1-4). This pattern of 9 days of prayer is the basis of the novenas we pray today.

Thus, the novena is an imitation of the Lord’s command to the Apostles when they prayed for 9 days in anticipation of the coming of the Holy Spirit.

So maybe you can guess by now that the next novena we’re praying is The Pentecost Novena! 

The Holy Spirit plays a BIG part in our lives.

So, as we pray, ask the Holy Spirit for something concrete and measurable.

We will start praying on May 26th! 

Your can sign up to join us HERE.

We’re looking forward to praying with you and for you!

P.S. The best way to initiate a better and deeper prayer life is through the giver of life Himself, the Holy Spirit. To do that, check out our e-book:

9 Days to a Deeper Prayer Life with the Holy Spirit

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  1. Lord, thank you for the many blessings you have bestowed on us! please keep my children and grandchildren in your loving care, away from evil or harm and let them always feel the peace and comfort of the Holy Spirit. Heal my mother’s heart and all others who are ill. May we all pray that your will (not ours) be done! Amen

  2. Please pray for me to maintain good health and become gainful employed again as I have been unemployed for over 7 months. Also for blessings, healing and direction for all my family members and friends facing various situations. I ask this and all the prayers post here in the name of our lord, Amen! God bless you all

  3. Please pray for the souls of my family. I am a fairly new Catholic, and my family is very hostile toward the Church. Please pray that I will always be a faithful witness to our Lord. Thank you.

  4. I ask for your prayers for my daughter who is expecting her first child any day now. May she and her husband be restored to the one true faith and that they raise their new child in the in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit of Love and Truth. Amen.

  5. St. Alphonsus get a good turnout for golf outing to help pay for faith formation items and tuition for kids that cannot pay.

  6. Please pray for myself, my husband and our family. My husband leggy me nearly 3 months ago and is contemplating divorce. I have no idea what happened to maker it worth leaving me and our 8 children, but he seems not to have any plan to come back. Please pursue for God’s will and my ability to accept this and follow His will regardless. Thank you and God bless

    • Romans 12:12 constantly rejoicing in hope [because of our confidence in Christ], steadfast and patient in distress, devoted to prayer [continually seeking wisdom, guidance, and strength], ******

  7. I am very happy about this novena. Can we have two novenas at the
    same time. I’m starting a novena on June 1st for St. Anthony also.
    Thank you for helping us pray together.