Christmas Novena

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Christmas Novena

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Christmas Novena Prayers

Opening Prayer

O Lord, Word of God, You, whose glory is complete, came to us in perfect humility as a child in the womb. Your love for us and humility is unsurpassed and brings us to our knees in prayer and worship.

Your incarnation forever changed the world.

All Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning is now and forever shall be, world without end.


Day 1 – Joy

O Lord, infant Jesus, fill us with Joy! The birth of any child is a cause for joy and so much more is the birth of You our Savior. We pray in union with Mary, Your mother, for a greater joy this Christmas.

Day 2 – Humility

O Lord, infant Jesus, grant us great humility! You gave us the model of perfect humility in your incarnation, life and death. We pray for a greater Humility this Christmas.

Day 3 – Faith

O Lord, infant Jesus, give us the gift of Faith! You, Lord, deserve our complete faith. We pray for deeper and more perfect faith in you this Christmas.

Day 4 – Hope

O Lord, infant Jesus, bring us the Hope that saves! Your birth to the Virgin Mary brought a Hope to the world that continues to sustain us. We pray for a saving Hope this Christmas.

Day 5 – Love

O Lord, infant Jesus, inspire in us Your selfless love! You humbled yourself to become like us in all things but sin, and even humbled yourself to die on a cross. We pray that you will help us to love as You love this Christmas.

Day 6 – Peace

O Lord, infant Jesus, give us Your peace! You are the Prince of Peace and the ultimate fulfillment of your incarnation brings us to you in heaven where peace will come to perfection. We pray for peace this Christmas.

Day 7 – Forgiveness

O Lord, infant Jesus, move us to forgive others as you forgive us! Your Divine Mercy is unending! We pray for Your Divine Mercy on us and that we may participate in Your mercy by forgiving others this Christmas.

Day 8 – Holiness

O Lord, infant Jesus, inspire us to be repulsed by sin! You, Lord, are holy but we are not. We pray that you will make us holy and keep us from temptation this Christmas.

Day 9 – Life Eternal

O Lord, infant Jesus, bring us to live eternal with You! Jesus, your nativity was not without purpose. Your purpose was to bring us to You. We pray that you will bring us to Life Eternal with you this Christmas.

Closing Prayers

We pray also for these intentions… (State your intentions here)

May Your Holy Will be done in my life and with these intentions.

We pray that the work of salvation that Your first coming began will reach fulfillment in each of us.

All Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning is now and forever shall be, world without end.


Christmas Novena Version 2

Opening Prayer:

V. O God, come to my assistance.
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
Glory be to the Father…

Our Father…


Day 1

The Incarnation.

O most sweet infant Jesus, who descended from
the bosom of the eternal Father into the womb of the
Virgin Mary, where, conceived by the Holy Ghost, you
took upon yourself, O Incarnate Word, the form of a
servant for our salvation. Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…

Day 2

The Visitation.

O most sweet infant Jesus, who by means of your
Virgin Mother, visited St. Elizabeth, and filled your
servant, St. John the Baptist, with the Holy Spirit,
sanctifying him from his mother’s womb.
Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord.  Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…


Day 3

The Expectation of Birth.

O most sweet infant Jesus, who waited for nine months
enclosed in the womb, and inflamed the heart of the
Virgin Mary and St. Joseph with the most powerful love
and expectation, all for the salvation of the world. Have
mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, 0 Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…


Day 4

The Holy Nativity.

O most sweet infant Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary in
Bethlehem, wrapped in poor swaddling clothes, laid
in the manger, glorified by angels, and visited by
shepherds. Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…

O Jesus born of Virgin bright,
Immortal glory be to thee;
Praise to the Father infinite,
And Holy Ghost eternally.

Christ is at hand. O come, let us worship him.

Our Father…


Day 5

The Circumcision.

O most sweet infant Jesus, circumcised when
eight days old, and called by the glorious name
of Jesus, and proclaimed both by your name and
by your blood, to be the Savior of the world.
Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…


Day 6

The Adoration of the Kings.

O most sweet infant Jesus, who was made known
to the three kings, who worshipped you as you lie on
Mary’s breast, and offered you the mystical presents
of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, 0 Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…


Day 7

The Presentation.

O most sweet infant Jesus, presented in the temple
by the Virgin Mary, embraced by Simeon, and revealed
to the Jews by Anna the prophetess. Have mercy on us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…


Day 8

The Flight into Egypt.

O most sweet infant Jesus, whom Herod tried to slay,
carried by St. Joseph with your Mother into Egypt, saved
from death by flight, and glorified by the blood of the
holy innocents. Have mercy on. us.

Have mercy on us. O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…

O Jesu! born of Virgin bright,
Immortal glory be to thee
Praise to the Father infinite,
And Holy Ghost eternally.

Christ is at hand. 0 come, let us worship him.

Our Father…


Day 9

The Journey in Egypt.

O most sweet infant Jesus, who dwelled as an exile
in Egypt for seven years, where spoke your first words,
and, first begin to walk upon this earth. Have mercy upon us.

Have mercy on us, O Lord. Have mercy on us.

Hail Mary…




0 almighty and everliving God, Lord of heaven and earth,
who revealed yourself to little ones, grant, we beg you,
that while we celebrate and honor the most holy mysteries
of your Son, the infant Jesus, and strive to imitate them,
we may arrive at that heavenly kingdom which you have
promised to little children, through the same
Jesus Christ our Lord.


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  1. Lord Bless me with the fruit of the womb, grant final approval of our application speedily. Exam success for my Husband, peace n unity in our home, promotion on my Job

  2. Dear Lord, thank you for all our blessings, for my sweet sons continued recovery and complete healing. I pray for his success, patience and diligence to catch on all his school work. I pray for my dear daughter success at school, her projects and her college search. Pray for the health and safety of my sweet loving husband. Pray for the health, safety and well being of my dear mom suffering from Parkinsons/dementia. I pray that her finance issues resolve favorably so I can continue to provide her the care she needs. I pray for health,well being and safety and happiness of my brothers their families , my sisters in laws and their families and all our dear friends. I humbly ask and pray that I may better serve you every day, that I may be a better wife , mother , daughter, sister, coworker and friend. I pray for strength, wisdom , health and happiness. I pray for all that need you Lord, for all the moms that chose life for their babies and for those that chose adoption as well as for all adoptive parents. I pray for love,joy,compassion and unity for all families. I love you my Lord and Savior. Amen

  3. Please hear my prayer for financing for my home. Please God and Dad send us to our safe willow tree where You guided me there. Pray for my girls to have peace of mind and strength to stand up for themselves. Hear my prayer for Chuck. Hear my prayer for my Dad’s soul and my mother’s broken heart. Pray for John and me and his boys. Thank you my Lord and Savior.

  4. For S’s ear to be fully healed. That my husband will be home for Christmas Eve and Christmas so we can all celebrate together. Healing for S and A’s disabilities. Conversion for family, extended family and friends. Thank You Jesus, Praise You Jesus, Love You Jesus!

  5. Healing from past and current health issue, so that we may have another baby. In Thanksgiving to Padre Pio,Mother Teresa, and St Gianna and other Saints intercession for our daughter’s miraculous conception and birth.
    Healing for Lisa and Ernie, and Andrea (and husband), that they may also conceive…
    All expectant moms: Amy, Shauna….
    All moms contemplating abortion. Please Lord Jesus and Mama Mary save them from making this terrible mistake and protect the unborn!
    All high risk pregnancies…
    For those who’ve lost hope..
    Peace on Earth.
    Healing from cancer (John, Paul, Joseph, Julie…….)
    Healing for Mary, Barbara, Ed, Bernard, Anna, Baba, Ma K and Ma M, Aditi, Arka Titas and repose of soul for Ajoy.
    End to ALL violence!!
    End to child abuse!

  6. I pray for my relationship with Tom to lead to the bigger commitment of being committed to only each other, sharing the gift of children and sharing in the joys of each other’s lives and family.

  7. Please save my marriage. Let him love me again. That he may be attracted to me again. I’m Hoping for a Christmas miracle. Amen

  8. Dear Infant Jesus
    I pray for the healing of our family tree
    my hs to get a job soon
    Healing of my children from asthma and to study well
    Healing of my mother, cousin NI
    Financial breakthrough
    Myself and J to pass our exams.
    GB to leave Satan and come back to God

    Thank you Infant Jesus for answered prayers


  9. Dear Infant Jesus,
    Thanks so much for all blessings that You always shower me and my whole family…maraming salamat po talaga,. For this day I pray that love, humility , and understanding , and accept the mistakes of the wrong doer may prevail. so that everything would be okat with my sisters and their siblings….In Jesus mighty name I pray, Amen!

  10. bestown upon us.
    We humbly pray:
    For increased devotion to St. Mary and St. Joseph.
    That I be married to the right Traditional Catholic gentleman, we live long, healthy lives together happily as husband and wife (in the same home) unto natural death, and get each other and others to Heaven.
    For improved and return to health, youthful vigor and beauty.
    For my family.
    For my family’s improvement, return to and maintenance in health of mind, body, and soul.
    For my family’s perpetual health of mind, body, and soul.
    That our parents live long, healthy lives together, as husband and wife, in the same family home.
    For Kathryn, James, and Victor.
    That I be cured from my sleep problems.
    For the Holy Souls in Purgatory and those who need prayers.
    For improved family finances.
    That our family has safe commutes and no transportation problems.
    That I maintain very well my teaching job and my WI-teaching license.
    For improved and maintenance of healthy muscles, joints, bones, and posture.
    That we faithfully do God’s Will.
    That I be a holy and loving wife to the right Traditional Catholic gentleman and a holy, loving mother to our God-willed children.
    For all praying this novena.
    We thank Thee, O Divine Infant King for Thy Love and Mercy! We thank Thee also for the loving example of Thy Holy Family.
    We humbly ask these prayers in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

  11. I am praying to seek order in my life.
    Everything around me such as my room, wardrobe and the way I spend money and time is out of order.
    I want to receive the will that I can be organized and have good habit.
    Load hear my prayer~

  12. Come Lord Jesus, Come
    Come with your blessings for everyone. Heal the sick, the lame, the blind, the discouraged, the homeless, the needy, those who are about to die.
    Thank you for the blessings received and those yet to come.
    We pray for Peace in our families, in our parishes, our communities, in our nation and in the World.
    Bless those who are carrying new life, bless those about to deliver their babies into this world, we pray for those who are contemplating ending the little life they hold within. We pray for respect of all life, from conception to natural death. May our families be blessed with a Holy and Blessed Christmas. I thank you Father in Heaven that you sent your only begotten Son into this world to be our Savior. Mother Mary, I thank you for your fiat. We thank you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we love you. Amen, Amen, Amen.

  13. I pray for the softening of Denis’s heart and that he keeps an open mind when reviewing the papers that he should have received today. I ask the Holy Spirit to take control of him and the whole situation. And that God’s will be done in it all with out too much anger and bitterness.
    I ask these prayers in JESUS name. Amen
    Praise Be To JESUS

  14. praying for good health and GOD’s blessings and protection. also asking for continuous peace with my husband and GOD’S protection and guidance on my children

  15. I pray for God’s suntanning hope for my future. I pray for his sustaining hope over my interest of a UK visa. I may not deserve hid bless but i ask for his small mercies as I go through life journey. Bless me Lord according to your riches in glory, Thank you for watching over me and fulfilling my needs. Please forgive me for my wrong doings.

  16. Niño lindo, niño amoroso Jesús a pedirte rezo por la salud de mi tía Rosy, de mi cuñado Carlos, de mi primo Joel, por la de mi hija y la mía. Y por la salud de todos los enfermos que sufren en cualquier parte del mundo para que con tu manto divino nos des el consuelo y el alivio. Rezo también por todos los que estamos en oración en esta novena para que nuestras peticiones sean escuchadas. Doy gracias infinitas por concedernos estos 10 años de matrimonio, ayúdanos a mantenernos unidos como hasta ahora. Bendito seas por siempre..

  17. Please pray for the salvation of children, grandchildren, & husband, for the sale of our house/property, my husband’s job in SA area, Shirleymcf & her family, for R to pay my husband his back pay, our daughter (K) to get traing & a good job, other urgent special intentions we hold in our hearts. Thank you & God bless you.

  18. Father grant my and household peace joy good health and favour and Bless and grant all my relatives and love ones their hearts desires in season of love IJNA…

  19. Holy Mother Mary please pray for all who are praying this special Novena. Grant us peace and healing during Advent. Thank you Father for your abundant blessings.

  20. Dear Mama Mary,my prayer offering to You is healing to all people afflicted with cancer.May their afflictions will serve as a reminder to reconcile with God.
    Mama Mary, i am always grateful to You,for the abundant blessings You bestowed upon us.Please continue to guide us in the right path of our life.I am always very grateful to You and You are only my hope to unite us as a family in our Catholic faith.May my eldest son and his lady friend will be converted to Catholic faith.Mama Mary , i am pleading to You to please guide them with humility especially on the birth of the Prince of Peace Our Lord Jesus Christ.May all my children and to all the children of the world who are from the torn countries be touched by Baby Jesus with His infinite love during this season of hope and also especially those children that are afflicted with cancer and other debilitating sickness and disabilities.
    My second son Mama Mary ,may his mental healing and spiritual healing will continue to improve.
    May my youngest son’s spiritual healing will come very soon,Mama Mary please guide him to attend Sunday Mass at all times.
    Holy Family ,please always bless me as a mother and please help me
    with our financial difficulties.
    Mama Mary ,St. Joseph and Baby Jesus, please ease the pain of my youngest son in his left thumb.
    Mama Mary, please help also my brother and his family to celebrate this Christmas with simplicity,charity, humility and joy.
    Let me have a paramount hope at all times and stronger faith to tackle my simple life.Amen and Amen
    Holy Family ,pray for us and i trust in You.

  21. I thank God for how far he’s brought us together, I pray that God should guide us through the journey we’ve started. I pray for guidance and good health for all my family, friends and myself n my husband. I pray that e year to come should be fruitful us and happiness that we never have.

  22. Hello! I continue to pray for my friend, Maria, who has been diagnosed with a type of leukemia and is pursuing both conventional and naturopathic means of healing. I am praying for her physical healing as well as spiritual healing, and for God’s will to be done. Thank you so much for letting me post this prayer request and for praying for Maria! May God bless you! Regards, Natalie.

  23. Lord protect and guide my family, brothers and sister , colleagues and clients. Bless me with the fruit of the worm, speedy Approval of our application .


  25. Father please forgive me from my sins. I’m praying for good health for myself. That’s all I want this holiday season is to feel better. I pray for everyone’s prayers to be answered during this novena.

  26. I pray for my brother-in-law who just had his toes amputated on his foot. Please heal the infection in that area. He is also dealing with his caner that has returned. Please guide us in knowing how to help him once he comes home from rehab alone. Help me to know if it would be safe for me to drive down to Texas (from Arizona) with my 2 dogs to spend the winter to help him. If that is what we need to do please give a break in bad weather so I can drive there safely.

    Please heal Marlene’s blocked ear before having to fly this coming Tuesday.

    Please keep me healthy in case I have to drive to Texas.

  27. Father, this might be a strange prayer but I pray right now that these crows that flying around our houses here, stay away from our house, yard, sidewalk, cars, and those houses around my house and yards and trees as well. I don’t like crows and crows are not good luck, so please help and protect us each and every single day right now and each and every day, from these crows.

    Please help me with my stomach issues, right now, no more diarrhea please make it stop, make my stomach issues stop, please no nausea, no acid reflux, no throwing up, no stomach pain, please help me and heal me, I have two cat scans today please help me with my anxiety over this and please help me to remain calm and relaxes through the process and no nausea, no throwing up the stuff I have to take and I pray it stays in my system long enough to do the tests. Please no problems with this passing through my system either. I pray for this right now, this moment. AMEN

  28. Please hear my prayers for my children. Please protect them from fear and anxiety. Thank you for the sale of my home. Please hear my prayer for my financing of a town home. Good things are going to happen to me. Take me to Willow Tree. Please hear the prayers for others praying here. Pray for my father’s soul and my mother’s broken heart. Please hear my prayers that my father continues to stay near to us. Thank you my Lord and Savior.

  29. Father, please help me right now. I am sick. I have a bad cough, and starting to cough up yellow, bad sinus headache and sinus bad, stomach issues, diarrhea please make that stop and please father heal me right now. I pray I can get some medication and that medication helps me, get better way before Christmas, please father, help me right now. No more stomach issues, no nausea, no throwing up, no more diarrhea, no headaches, no sour stomach, or anything else associated with that. I want to feel well and better, please father help me and heal me and keep me well after it. I pray to be well and healthy and I pray I stay that way. I pray the CAT scans go well today, that I am relaxed and that it goes well and that the medication I have to take doesn’t make me sick and that it passes without issues and stays in long enough for them to do the test. Please father, help me, send down your healing hands and help me, heal me and keep me healed, right now. AMEN

  30. I pray for my daughter, that she is healed and well, I pray her cough goes away and I pray that does not get sick, or have a stomach virus, or stomach flues, or food poisoning. Please protect her and heal her and keep that way. each and every day. Right now this moment. AMEN

  31. My dear JESUS,
    My intention for today is to ask for forgiveness to all my sins.
    Thank you for giving me another chance to habe a second life for the sake of my children .
    I need your mercy and I would t stop and begging for your blessings.

  32. Please help me to receive my Christmas miracle and have a prosperous New Year filled with no financial burdens and filled with a lot of pure unconditional love from BD. Let next Year be my year, success in love and career.
    Bless my child with the school of his choice and us all with peace, joy, love, happiness and good health and no more financial hardships.

  33. Please help my nephew figure out what direction in his life he wants to go and help him to be successful in his choice. He is a really good person but a little lost right now.

  34. Lord please keep my family safe. I pray for the best possible outcome for my daughter today and for her upcoming travels. Surround all my children with your Holy Light. Amen

  35. 19 of dicember 2014

    Baby jesus have pity of me lam siner gime the grace to forgive and to love especialy for the people offended me come to my haert with you love and forgiveness on Christmas Day.

  36. For my daughter, who suffers from depression, that she will take the steps necessary to help herself. Also, that she return to the Church.

  37. conversion of my children and malin
    matt my brother alcoholic
    shelia lung transplant
    my career to follow God’s path for me and know it
    my debts
    this program, Jesus and Mary I cannot do it without you
    I love you