Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

Birth of Blessed Virgin Mary

Novena for Marriage and Family

In this novena, we will be praying for greater holiness in marriage and the family!

The family is so very important in our lives and in our society! So, we are going to pray that the sacrament of marriage is strengthened and that families are sanctified.

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Novena Prayers for the Nativity of Our Lady

Prayer for Marriage and Family

Jesus, I trust in You. Please grant through Your mother’s intercession that I may always bring Your hope into my family.

Jesus, I trust in You. Please grant through Your mother’s intercession that I may always bring Your love into my family.

Jesus, I trust in You. Please grant through Your mother’s intercession that I may always bring Your mercy into my family.

Our Lady, on this feast of your birth, please pray for stronger and holier marriages.

Amen.

Day 1

Most lovable Mother Mary, our Father in Heaven created you with delight. You are His creature whom He made worthy to become the holy Mother of His Son. You were born into a family of Saints. Pray for me today that my joy in your Son will increase and that my family may become more holy.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 2

Oh most holy daughter of Adam, your precious Son chose you as the vessel for his entry to the world. Where our first mother, Eve, fell short, you fulfilled God’s call for a Mother’s holiness. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may be born to new life through your Son.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 3

Immaculate daughter of Saints Joachim and Anne, you are the door to the Eternal Word who made you the source of His Sacred Blood. You are a model for all Christian sons and daughters. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul and that I may have a greater devotion to your Son’s Precious Blood.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 4

Oh most holy daughter of the line of King David, the Redeemer of the world loves you with the singular love of a Child for His mother. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may have a greater love and devotion to my Mother and Father.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 5

Most holy Mary, the Holy Spirit preserved you from sin so that our Lord would have a fitting vessel to enter the world. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may remain faithful to your Son until the end.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 6

Oh holy Mother, St. Joachim and St. Anne were delighted to love and care for so holy a child. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may show greater charity to my parents and grandparents in word, prayer and deed.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 7

Holy Mother, your birth caused great joy to the angels, because they saw your holiness caused by your Son’s resurrection. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that your graces may rain down on all married couples.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 8

Heavenly Mother, your birth gave great joy to all the world because it signaled the coming of Jesus Christ, who would save the whole world by His life, death and resurrection. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may be exceedingly patient with my family and loved ones.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

Day 9

Mother Mary, you pray for me as your child. Thank you for welcoming me into the Holy Family. Pray for me today that the feast of your birth may give great joy to my soul that I may increase my devotion to the Holy Family.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

(State your intentions)

Hail Mary…

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  1. Our family has been thrown into turmoil. One of my sons is awaiting trial for attempted murder. He is out on bail at the moment and has decided to wash his hands of the rest of the family. We haven’t judged him, only tried to support him. So Our Lady please cast your mantle round him, and us, so that he may get justice.

  2. Please Dear Lord, help my husband and me to strengthen our sacrament of marriage in every way. I have tried and tried to get him to be a participant in this family. We struggle in so many ways yet are so blessed in things that don’t matter at all. Help me to do whatever it takes for him to respond to a loving relationship so we can move this 40 year marriage forward. Please help him join me in strengthening our faith to be a better family through You. Help him to communicate with our son more and build their bond for life and to open his heart to the loving family that surrounds him so often.

  3. I pray that Heavenly Father bless my marriage with the fruit of the womb and help us to understand, care and respect each other.

  4. Save marriage of M.’s
    Healing in P. marriage
    Reconciliation among the divorced and healthy relationships around the children: H., B.

  5. Please pray for Fr. Chris and his family.
    I pray for all my family members who are married and having a hard time.
    Holy mother through your intercession please help all who are praying this novena.

  6. Our Lady. Please pray for forgiveness, peace, love, understanding, and compassion in my entire family and bring us together after a very tough year of loosing my Dad to cancer, my daughter to a move, me and my Mother’s difficult health issues, and other losses as well. Pray that the discourse within family will be healed. Have Mercy on Us.

  7. I pray for healing and reconciliation for my marriage and family and for the friends I’ve promised to pray for.
    Thank you. Mx

  8. Please, Dear Lord, strengthen my daughter’s marriage and make her become pregnant very soon and have many healthy children; please let my son know what you want him to do in life and give him the means to do it, give him a good, safe, meaningful full time job at which he will be happy, healthy, safe and successful, give him a good circle of friends, and please give him a good Catholic wife in the near future; please give the five of us excellent health, and thank you, Lord, for Your abundant blessings.

  9. Please pray for a healing in my two sisters’ marriages and my own marriage, that my husband and I will be more affectionate and kind to each other.

  10. Keep my family holy and having God our Father as the only God we worship in life.
    Bless my marriage and family with good health and good doctors for good health management.
    Preserve my family from tragic and/or terminal circumstances/illnesses for a happy death.

  11. Oh Blessed Virgin Mary, I am currently having my training in preparation for the CPC exam to become a Certified Professional Coder. I pray to God through your intercession, to bless me with His grace of wisdom so that I may be able to understand and apply the medical coding guidelines and principles, to accurately identify or assign the codes and to pass the CPC examination. I pray too that I may get a new job with a good offer to provide the need of my family and extend financial help to the needy. Dearest Mother, I also pray for our family’s safety, guidance, protection, love, peace, good health, happiness and success. I ask God’s forgiveness too for every unpleasant thing I have done. I pray that may He continue to bless me to become an inspiration to others. Thy Will be done oh Lord! Thank you for everything. Amen.

  12. Mama Maria, I pray for my big sister and her husband who are on the verge of divorce. I pray that they work through this and reconcile in love in their marriage and I also pray for their children.

    I also pray for my other sisters’ marriages that they may grow in love and stick the sacramental vow they took.

    Finally I pray for myself to get a spouse who will appreciate the Catholic faith and enable us to grow in faith together and keep away the devil.

    In the name of Jesus through the intercession of Mama Maria.

  13. Please pray that my husband’s heart and views change toward contraception within our marriage. Pray that he be open to God’s will. Also please pray that he deepens his relationship with God.

  14. I am praying for my sister who was in an abusive marriage. Her husband now has dementia and is in a nursing home. She refused to “divorce” him to maintain what little financial security she had accrued prior to marrying him. She is nearing bankruptcy and can’t find a job because of her age.

  15. For our marriage to sustain then bumpy road ahead.
    For Brandon and Stacey
    For Jessie and Matt as they prepare for marriage they respond to God’s call to prepare with open minds and open hearts.

  16. Our Lady please pray for us, those near and far. Bless my family, their marriages , and all those praying for intercession in their lives. Please pray for my future marriage, let love, harmony, peace , prosperity etc faithfulness to God/our marriage, and to all those around us be the center of our future home. I ask all this through Your Most Gracious Son Jesus Christ. Amen

  17. that my son and his wife – A & S heal their marriage and receive God’s grace with hearts of forgiveness, humility and love for each other. and for their children. that all return to active Catholic faith.

  18. Need to pray for my family and marriage, to make me and my husband be on the same page and for me to have patience with the children.

  19. For JM and GM that they will be given all that is needed to continue to enure the struggles they face on a daily basis, all according to the Holy Will.

  20. I ask for intercession to have a good marriage with love and understanding, forgiveness and compromise. I pray that the family head may be more reasonable and responsible, and take his leadership position seriously.

  21. Father Lord I pray for my family, that God who knows are deepest desires and needs individually and collectively will continue to bless us and deliver us. May his Grace never depart from us. Give us good health, protect us from harm and provide a solution to our debts and businesses. I pray for the unborn child, that God will keep this pregnancy and may your miracle and blessing be fulfilled. I pray for the boys as they continue to grow, that God will watch over them always and may healing come the way of Angel. I pray especially for my friend, that God will heal his marriage and may his family find peace and reconciliation. Finally, may I be blessed with my own family. Amen

  22. For Marta, Danny and Emilie. May they find peace among each other. For Courtney, Brant and Ella Rose. May this family unite with Christ as they grow together. For Danielle. May she be reborn in her baptismal promise. For Meme and Pepe. May they remain strong in faith and steadfast in their love and marriage through all difficulties they encounter. For peace between my sisters and me. May they find the ability to forgive me and may I find the humility to forgive them. For unity and peace between sisters Courtney, Chelsea, and Natalie and may they also return to their baptismal promise.

    I pray in the name of Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen

  23. Dear Mother Mary,
    Please help me conceive again,have a healthy pregnancy and give birth to another healthy child or children. Mother Mary please bless my marriage with more children.I need your help.

  24. Please pray for me and my husband of 40yrs that we will beat the challenges that come in our lives.
    Please pray for my daughter in law Leah that she will come home to her son soon, that she will find her self and needs love.

  25. Please pray for the rift between my brother and me. Please pray for his and his wife’s hearts to be softened so they will accept my forgiveness. I pray for all of the knots to be undone. Please pray for my physical healing. Please pray for God to ease my anxiety and depression and for me to have the peace of Christ deep in my soul. Please pray for the salvation of my family and for us to make God the number one priority in our lives. Please pray for our hearts to be on fire for the Lord and please pray for my children to marry the spouses God has created for them, if it is his holy will. Please pray for my son to get an interview at CMS. Please pray for the souls of my beloved. Please pray for the healing of Andrea Linda Gina Sr Eleanor daisy Tammy and all of those on my prayer list. And please pray for all of the people’s petitions on this website. Thank you Lord.

  26. Please pray for success, clarity and fulfillment of a personal relationship of mine. Pray also that my children turn back to God, and that I receive physical healing. Thanks, and God bless.

  27. FOR ALL SUFFERING FROM MENTAL ILLNESS OF ANY TYPE AND FOR GOD’S WISDOM AND REVELATIONS ABOUT MY PURPOSE IN THIS LIFE FOR ALL INTENTIONS OF THOSE PRAYING THIS NOVENA IN JESUS NAME AMEN

  28. Please pray for Jeff, our Godchild and Nina and their 3 young sons after a very recent divorce. Also for a dear friend’s daughter and Geoff who are going through a divorce, and their 2 beautiful children who are hurting.

  29. Mother Mary I thank you today for harmony and peace in our marriage . Thank you that I only see the positivies in my husband. Remove all forms of criticism and negativism from me. Give us that peace and love to share with each other . Thank you mother for good health and happiness.Thank you for all our blessing and always meeting all our needs.

    Blessed Mother I thank you for restoring my relationship with my daughter. I pray and thank you that we will get closer and closer day by day. Guide and protect her. Thank you for her success in all her exams and that all will go well.

    My dear mother I pray especially to restore peace in our family. Due to financial issues for caring for my mother my siblings and I are all divided and our days are very uncomfortable. Thank you for restoring peace and happiness which once existed. Reunite our family. Bring us back together. We thank and praise you Mother Mary.

  30. Jesus and mary said that even one hail Mary prayed from the heart, can stop wars. Therefore, I offer up a one hail mary for peace in my own family.

  31. Praise God. That our daughter find work according to your Holy will Lord. For our parish and priest for all priests. Our son,my husband and families. Our children come back to their Catholic faith and for our Divine mercy intentions and all intentions offered up in this novena. Amen

  32. Thanking God for the mercy and grace He shows me and my family everyday. For all the other prayer requests through this and all Novenas. For healing and grace for all marriages. For my son that he comes back to the church and that his court case is dismissed. For the financial security of me and my family. That God may send me my husband that I have been waiting for. For Bread of Life church securing the church. May I continue to come closer to God.