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. That our Dearest Mother Mary will pray that Peace, Love, Unity and Joy of her Dearest Son our Lord Jesus Christ will reign to all the families in the world. Thank you Mama Mary for your great intercessions.

  2. That our mother mary should intercede 4 my family nd give me d grace, wisdom, nd understanding in ma life.. Amen

  3. My sweet & devoted Blessed Mother, I thank you with ALL OF MY HEART, for your intercession of my prayers for helping my relationship mend between me & my cousin. You knew how I prayed with passion because I believe in you, Jesus & God. You are such a loving mother, always there protecting, helping, caring & loving all of your children. I just cried tears of happiness because my cousin just reached out to me!! My heart is beaming with joy & love for you & for my cousin!! You are so full of Grace and I love you so much!!! I promise to continue to be faithful to you & Jesus & to continue to good for others with love for you & Jesus! <3 Amen.

  4. Blessed Trinity without You mankind wouldn’t have been on this wonderful world. God Almighty i pray that You will bring my family closer each day to You and show us the way were there seems to be no way.I pray that as I go to my chairman to ask him for help let the light of Your Son shine on His heart and make him approve increment of my salary and also give me money to pay my rent. Please Mary mother of good counsel, St. Theresa the little flower and all the Saints intercede on my my behave to Our Father who said in His Words that if we ask, Knock and seek it shall be given, open and we will found. This and every other thing I ask for through Jesus Christ to our Lord Amen.

  5. Happy Birthday to the Blessed Virgin Mary and Congratulations to John-Paul and Annie…what a great day to get married!!! I’m praying for you both that God watches over your marriage together through good times and bad and that His beloved Mother guide and protect you. Love and God bless :)

  6. I would love to pray for the happiness of all loving married couples, as well as engaged couples. Lot of Joyful loving blessings to John Paul Dedden and Annie. I pray for your marriage and may this novena shower you and your bride for long ever lasting marriage.

  7. Dear Mother Mary,
    I pray for your intercession. First, please bless John Paul that he may have a beautiful and blessed sacrament tomorrow. Second, I ask for your continued help. I have seen your intercession in the past few weeks. I ask for your and the Holy Spirit’s power to overcome all evil and negative energy that the children and I have and will experience through our marriage and trial. I ask to be forgiven of all my sins and to receive NOW the glory that I am entitled to in your name. I ask to sit at the table that has been prepared for me. I am ready. With the all the love in my heart, Amen.

  8. Blessed Mother, please pray for me, that I would do the will of God.
    Please pray for the conversion of heart for all lost souls and sinners. Pour fourth your graces and mercies onto my family, so that my husband would be the spiritual leader, I would bring gentleness and joy into our home and our children would have a deep, heaetfelt desire to serve you all the days of their life.
    Remember oh most gracious Virgin Mary….

  9. I pray that Mother Mary help me with this novena to give me the heart to say yes to my man. i pray he is the rightful man for me from God. Mother Mary intercede. Jesus Mary nd Joseph
    I pray my brother gets a good job.
    I pray for breakthrough in my family and life. Amen

  10. Holy Mother, I pray for your constant intersession with your blessed, honorable, forgiving and patient son, Jesus. I prayer that His will be boldly speak into the lives of my family and shed any nagative spirits from our lives. That my husband will find peace and comfort from trusting you. Blessed Mother, be his mother too and let him be present in your arms extended to your Son. May his dreams never die and his hope never dims. Forever Blessed comforter, be with us this day and forever. Thank you for your loving protection over them in the recent accident. Amen.

  11. Holy Mother, please pray for peace in my family, for my healing and regulation of my blood pressure. For restoration of my marriage, and for my husband’s faithfulness. I also ask your intercession, Holy Mother for Lisa, that the person harrassing her will stop and that she will find peace. Also, that Lisa will turn to Our lord and His holy Church.
    For Joe to find work to support his family, and for all members of my family and their needs. Thank you, dearest mother of Our Lord. Amen.

  12. Thank you Mary, for proving my husband’s verbal, mental, and controlling behavior to the psychiatrist. I pray for his healing and that he can now become convicted by God. Please continue to watch over us. Please heal my father and let him understand his consequences of smoking and his new diagnoses of lung disease. Please heal his pneumonia quickly. Please continue to protect us. Please let my new lawyer represent me and my domestic violence situation truthfully and effectively to the Judge. I pray for your intercession for an immediate resolution to our conflict. After yesterday’s car accident and my father’s diagnoses, I find it difficult to go on. I am upset this morning with how “greed” has ruined so many things in my life. Can you please help me to understand clearly God’s will for me and to not feel like a piece of garbage.

    I pray for all Catholic women at this time who are suffering domestic violence by the hands of their husband’s- that they may find the will, the strength, and the courage to go and find sanctuary and solution in God’s abomination.

    I forgive my husband.
    Amen.

  13. Please pray for Mary Margaret as she prepares to teach NFP. She needs funds to take the classes she needs. Thank you ahead of time Jesus and Mary.

  14. I pray that my husband will be free of the spiritual oppression and harrassment that afflicts him when in holy situations. I pray for his faith to continually deepen.
    I pray for my daughter’s situation with the person who is trying to harm her to resolve in a good way for her. I pray for a return to the faith for my daughter and son, that they will live and love the Lord and their Catholic faith.
    I also pray for my mom’s sight to be restored and for her healing. I pray that she does not have dimentia and that her suspisions about my dad’s unfaithfulness are unfounded. I pray for my parents marriage to heal.
    I pray for my siblings to return to the Church and for Our Lord’s blessings on their marriages also.
    Thank you Jesus, and thank you Holy Mother for you intercession and care.

  15. I am desperately in need of a job. I pray that through Mother Mary’s intercession I am able to get a job soon and clear off my financial burdens. Mother Mary, please intercede for us and help us. Amen..

  16. I pray that God grants my strong desire to be in a loving marriage. May he continue to open my heart to his wishes and live in his grace.

  17. I ask for prayers for my relationship, may god reveal his will for us. I pray for all those praying this novena, may God bless you all.
    And to Mary, my Mother, I humbly pray to you….

    Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary,
    that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection,
    implored your help or sought your intercession,
    was left unaided.
    Inspired with this confidence,
    I fly to you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother;
    to you do I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful.

    O Mother of the Word Incarnate,
    despise not my petitions,
    but in your mercy hear and answer me.

    Amen.

  18. I pray that a really good man want to marry me and will be a really good provider for me and my family. I also pray that my daughter does extremely well while she’s off to college. I thank the Lord for everything he has done for me so far.

  19. Please Mary, although I feel I like a black sheep on this forum with a blessed marriage- I am putting what marriage I have in your heart. Please oversee the first psychological visitation today that my children have with their father. Please protect them and keep them calm and safe. Let them speak the truth. Do not let them fall prey to my husband’s manipulations. Please let the psychiatrist see my husband’s true behavior and sickness. Help me to be a flame of your light today and not fall for my husband’s venom. Do not let my faith in you be questioned as weak or mentally unstable. Please strike justice into our situation and cast out the evil. Thank you for helping us financially. Please continue to help us. Please help my application to be accepted and that all bills will be paid on time. Please protect our meeting at 10:30 am by sending down your angels. Amen.

  20. For the conversion of my husbands soul as well as his parents.
    For peace for the world and peace in our home for all my children…especially my severely disabled son and my daughter who is feeling the weight of the sacrificial love of our special boy.
    For me to accept God’s will in peace and trust that His grace is sufficient for today.

  21. For marriages to be holy and for John Paul and his intended that they are blessed abundantly in this holy state
    For my brother Phil who is undergoing chemo for inoperable cancer that he may be cured completely and permanently
    For my marriage to be healed and that we grow together in this late season of our marriage..that we may truly love one another and sanctify each other.
    To be cancer and tumor free
    For my children to find their vocations and be happy: for my married son and his wife to come into complete union with the Catholic faith and for their unborn child to be born safe and healthy. and get baptized.

    • For my family to grow in catholic faith.
      For my sons to have a marriage sacrament. To benefit this sanctifying grace that can help them to advance in holiness and cooperate in God’s plan of redemption by raising up their children in catholic faith.

  22. For my husband and I that we continue to grow in the light of Christ and that our infirtility journey will come to an end soon. May God bless all couples wanting to grow their families with the strength and peace to know His will in their wait.

    • Have you tried Creighton Model to help with infertility?? The web site is fertilitycare.org. One of the blessings is finding out the whys you can’t conceive… I pray you still have the emotional strength to try it.
      You are in my prayers!
      jenni

  23. Dearest Brothers and Sisters in Christ, please pray for me to our Blessed Mother to interceed for me that I find a Life partner and live a married life accordingly to the will of God.

  24. Some reading from the divine office which is nice to read and relevant in this context

    Ps. 30……….To you, Lord, I cried,
    to my God I made appeal:
    The Lord listened and had pity. The Lord came to my help.
    For me you have changed my mourning into dancing,
    you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.
    So my soul sings psalms to you unceasingly.
    O Lord my God, I will thank you for ever. Ps. 32 ….I will instruct you and teach you
    the way you should go;
    I will give you counsel
    with my eye upon you.
    Ps. 16…..
    O Lord, it is you who are my portion and cup;
    it is you yourself who are my prize.
    The lot marked out for me is my delight:
    welcome indeed the heritage that falls to me!

    I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel,
    who even at night directs my heart.
    I keep the Lord ever in my sight:
    since he is at my right hand, I shall stand firm.

    And so my heart rejoices, my soul is glad;
    even my body shall rest in safety.
    For you will not leave my soul among the dead,
    nor let your beloved know decay.

    You will show me the path of life,
    the fullness of joy in your presence,
    at your right hand happiness for ever.

    Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
    and to the Holy Spirit:
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  25. Please Mary, I ask you intercede with my prayers. My husband and I were Married through the Catholic Church two years ago after living together for 19 years. We are currently seperated for two months and he says he will file the divorce but has not yet. I ask for all your prayers as I have not stopped praying since the day he left. I know God does not want divorce and all I can do is be patient and wait on Gods grace. I thank you for offering this Novena. God Bless you all, Amen.

    • My heart goes out to you. May the grace of the intercession of Mary wash over you and heal your relationship. I’m sorry you are going through this.

  26. I humbly and gratefully ask for prayers that my hernia repair of 2.5 years will heal completely, causing me no further pain and discomfort and no need for future surgeries of any kind. I ask this so that I may be a better servant to our Lord, wife to my husband, mother to my children, daughter to my parents as this discomfort makes it very hard to do basic day to day things.

    Blessings to John Paul and Annie in their marriage through Jesus Christ our Lord and Mary, his dear Mother.

    Amen.

  27. I’m praying for my marriage, that God in His infinite wisdom will strengthen us. For my parents who suffer so many physical maladies, especially for my father who will have surgery on his neck just after the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows on Sept 17th. Finally that the Holy Spirit will continue to guide me in my life.

    May God bless your pending nuptials John-Paul and may the Mother of our Lord continue to pray for you and for your ministry.

  28. Please Mary, hear my prayers. I thank you for assisting me in my time of need. For bringing money into my account when it was/is necessary. I ask again for your assistance.
    Please Mary, I ask that I represent myself as a flame of your light during these next few weeks. Please send your angels to work in my highest good. Deliver the Holy Spirit to those who are involved in our divorce proceedings- that they may see my husband’s true nature. Please help me to accept that I can not love someone who has abused me. I ask for immediate child and spousal support, a quick divorce resolution, a wonderful school year, and the acceptance of my job application. Please send more good and kind people in my life. Please heal my father- eliminate is pneumonia, give him the strength to walk, eat, and live comfortably. Also, please help me to have happiness and share in that happiness when others have been blessed by God; and not be disappointed when I am still waiting for God’s answers. It is so difficult right now to see happy families, husbands walking with their wives and children, when all I ever tried to do was love my husband and take care of our family the best I could. Amen.

  29. I pray for our upcoming convalidation as Ron and I are united in the sacrament of marriage on September 29. And that we are able to locate my husband’s missing wedding ring before the ceremony.

    I also pray that I may obtain a new job soon and that this job will provide sufficient financial stability to allow us to stay in our current home.

  30. Please pray for my upcoming marriage to Darryl on September 28, 2012.
    May we always be focused on Jesus as the third party in our marriage, and that we continue to love and serve Him all the days of our lives.

    Please pray also that the bond we have as a new family (with my son Austin) continue to grow in love and be as the model family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. May Darryl continue to feel the love, acceptance and blessing as he integrates into his new immediate and extended family.

  31. I pray that my home and family be blessed as we welcome our second child. I had Post Partum Depression after the birth of my first, and we struggled with infertility with both children. I don’t want to experience the same depression I did before, and I pray that the difficult first months of having a newborn do not adversely affect the beautiful marriage my husband and I have. Please help us both to be strong and know that these difficult days and nights will pass, and things will get less overwhelming. Please bless this precious baby, and let him be healthy. Amen.

  32. I pray for my husband and myself as we adopt our daughter, and for all families in the journey of adoption.

    I pray for my sister that she discerns her vocation.

    I pray for my brother, that he finds a wife.

  33. I pray for my soon-to-be-born grandson that his labor be healthy. I pray for my daughter and her family as they prepare to be an Army family. I pray that both my adult children will raise their families in a Christ centered home. I pray that my husband will be transferred to a job that he can contribute honor to the workplace. I pray for good health for my dad, husband, and me. I pray for our upcoming elections that they may be fair and that the “honorable” president-elect-to-be will lead our country.

  34. I pray for a lifetime of happiness and blessings for John Paul and Annie and that American citizens will come out in record droves in November to overwhelmingly vote in favor of traditional marriage and family values.

  35. Prayers for John Paul and Annie on their upcoming marriage that their faith will flourish through their marriage and bring more souls to Jesus.

  36. Dear Mama,

    Happy Birthday in advance. Please interceed for me that I exit from CallTek with a good record.

    I also pray for the sale of the memorial plot to allow me to have money to fix my papers to be with my family in Alabama this Thanksgiving.

    And I include in my intentions all the prayer intentions of all the people praying with us in this Novena. Thank you, Mama Mary, i love you!

  37. I pray for all marriages and families that family life will once again become vibrant in the world. That parents will prioritize their duties toward their family in making worthy citizens for heaven and earth. I pray for my immediate family that my girls will be drawn to the spouses (if God’s will for marriage) that God has intended. I pray for my marriage that my husband and I can be consistent and set good examples for our girls with the help of God’s grace and Blessed Mother’s intercession. I pray for my siblings and all their families that they will be drawn to follow Jesus’ teachings in their lives. Amen.

  38. pray for my daughter that she may find a good husband. Pray for John Paul and Anne on their marriage . pray for peace and forgivness in my own family.

  39. I pray that my husband and I will conceive a healthy child soon. Let there be peace in the family, in the world and peace within ourselves.

    I am asking and trusting God for the healing & good health for my husband & my brother.

    I lift my niece up as she starts her uni life, please keep her safe and guide her in her everyday’s undertakings.

    I ask all these petitions above in Jesus Name.Amen.

  40. Please pray for with my husband and me as we trust God for a child. I have gone through 2 miscarriages and I am trusting that there will be no other. My husband and I are trusting that God will crown our marriage in the fullness of time. I am also trusting God for the healing of my husband and for his job. Also pray for me as I recover from a dislocation of the elbow.

  41. Thank God for the far he has been with my family since we got Married 2003.
    ask for his favours and that we can remain faithfull to ane another.
    bless our our chilrden and they grow to respect the parents , elders and God fearing, by adinding to commandments.
    for my sisters and brothers to get good spouses as they seem to be aging.
    for our family projects to get finished and also to be using our finances together with openess to one another.
    to be able to bond better as a family.

  42. That God will give me the wisdom to raise my children to become good Catholics with a firm love of God, for my cousin and his wife to conceive and bear a healthy child that will love and serve God,for all those suffering the loss of a child, for my husband to stop smoking, for all those suffering from drug or alcohol addictions,for all suffering from a divorce ecspecially for a close friend of my husband that he may heal from his unwanted anullment and remarry and raise a family if this be Gods holy will
    I also pray for a end of abortion and all the evils that flow from it

  43. I would like to pray for my family, that they become submerged back into the faith as a family. I would like to pray for my boyfriend and I as we continue to grow and know more about one another and that if it is God’s will we are married in the future. I would like to also pray for his family and any family members who have passed, I would like to pray for an end to abortion and I would like to pray for all the souls in purgatory that they may gain heaven.

    I would also like to pray for everyone praying this novena! May God continue to bless everyone.

  44. Pray for healing for our nation. Pray that the coming Presidential election will unite our country and not further divide it. Pray that the elected officials, at all levels, will not be influenced by evil and will keep God close to their hearts and in their actions. Pray that God will have mercy on our nation.

    • I will pray that your intentions will be heard. My son went through your struggles and his prayers were heard. My hope is with you.

      • oops that was for Janeen. I was reading yours and responded to hers. Sorry.

        I,too, will pray for your intention as I believe this is a very crucial election for our nation.

  45. I pray that I will find a job soon and that I never give up hope. I pray for the Cardinal. I pray for my pastor and my parish, both are going through a hard time. I pray for my parents, my sister and brother-in-law, and my friend and her boyfriend.

    Blessed Virgin Mary, hear my prayers and send them to the Lord. Thank you.

  46. Lord i asked that you please keep our marriage safe, loyal, healthy and loving. I also asked please help us get out of debt so that we may give back to our church and community.

  47. Let us pray for John-Paul and Annie as they prepare for their marriage

    For a nephew and his fiance

    for all married couples

    for all preparing for marriage

    that families would indeed understand what family means

    for a friend who lost her husband 4 years ago…that she may find new male companionship

  48. I pray for John Paul and Annie in their coming matrimony. I pray that God will infinitely bless them, their future children, and that they will grow in love everyday of their lives together.
    I pray to God for healing and blessings for my family and pray that God will choose a wonderful spouse for me and we have a beautiful, infinite growing eternal marriage.

  49. I pray for ALL marriages…that couples will pray for humility, courage, patience and deeper faith, and turn to the sacraments and Our Blessed Mother for strength and healing, and to persevere in the difficult times vs. getting divorced, so they can do God’s holy will.

    I pray baptized or confirmed Catholics & Christians who are in invalid marriages will go through the process to have their marriages blessed in the Catholic Church.
    Specifically: Jeff & Amanda, Jan & Paul, Marcie & Rich, Mary & Steve, Rick & Sue, Steve & Karen, Mark & Jeannine, Brian & Janet, Bob & Dana, Duane & Erika, Dave & Rhonda.

    I pray we seek the strength of St. Joseph, St. Rita, St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher to seek holiness through our marriages and help heal this broken world.

    I pray that Catholics and other Christians who are divorced will remain single or return to their marriage covenant and not look to the worlds’ way of divorce & marriage.

    I pray that couples will desire to see God’s love and truth in the evils and deceit of contraception, sterilization and in-vitro vertilization.

    I pray for peace, healing & reconcilliation in ALL marriages and families, but specifically for: Rick & Cindy, Carol & Randy, Tricia & Jerry, Bob & Lynne, Lucy & Jim, Teresa & Arnie, Brian & Bonnie…and that the Lord shows His glory through each of them.

    I pray that any couples who were married in the Catholic Church and left it, will return: Specifically: Ann Marie & David, Michael & Amy, Dan & Eileen, Rich & Liz, Ron & Theresa, George & Cindy…and all the others.

    I pray for children who are affected by broken or struggling marriages – that the Lord places holy people in their lives to show them His love, and that their parents seek what is best for their children…to seek God’s will and not their own to keep the family together and desire to truly know and live the TRUE Catholic faith. Specifically: Melissa, Alec, Sara, Michael, Ryan, Kristen, Becky, Lindsay, Logan, Geoff, Leah, Jenny, Luke, Carolyn, David, Jenny, Jason…ALL others.

    I pray that priests will speak the truth about contraception, sacrifice, confession, and the sacrament of marriage to couples who are seeking to be married. I pray for all upcoming marriages, that couples will be obedient to their vows, open to life and do God’s holy will, so they can be a blessing to the world! Specifically: Vanessa & Danny

    I pray that people who struggle with same-sex attraction will first see themselves as children of God made in His image vs. being identified by their sexual desires. I also pray they thirst to seek the Lord’s healing for their cross and live chaste lives as we are each called to in our state in life. Specifically: Geoff, John, Michele, Sonny, Spencer, Frank, Tracy, Ellen, Rosie, Merideth, all members of COURAGE and family of ENCOURAGE, and ALL others…I pray that marriage legally stays between one man and one woman in America and around the world.

    I pray for adult children who were affected by divorce, that they would seek Christs’ healing through His Church and see the beauty of marriage as God designed it.

    I pray for unity amongst ALL Christians. Christ has one bride – the Catholic Church, and I pray ALL baptized return so we can be one as God intended.

    I plead the Precious Blood of Jesus over all these prayers and place them in the Immaculate Heart of Mary!

  50. Lord I pray for healing and blessing my family and all those who have asked for my prayers. Jesus by your mother’s prayers, heal me in my body and mind. Bless all the families with your peace. And teach us to love your Father

  51. All the best upon your wedding just around the corner

    I pray through the blessed virgin mother that i get married before the end of this year
    My sisters get married to caring,loving,understanding and patient men
    The Blessed Virgin Mother accepts us as her own daughters most especially now that we are total orphans
    I pray that my sons step mother changes her attitude towards my sons now that they stay with her and may she bring them up as her own children
    I pray for all those families that are facing a crisis in one way or another that may they seek your face alone more than ever
    I pray for families where the heads are sick and therefore failing to provide that may may you strech your healing hand upon them

  52. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! I will definitely pray for you and your soon to be wife. :)

    Please pray that my single siblings and I may find and meet our future spouse in God’s most holy will, that we are prepared for marriage and to pray for us wherever we are at right now.

  53. I sincerely pray and request all devotees of Mother Mary to pray:
    1- My son who is leading a sinful life of alchohlism, lust for ladies, lies, manipulation, physical abuse including parents. Let Mother Mary embrase him under her mantle and let him live a good life, come out of alcoholism, secure a decent job, get a good life partner.

    2- My daughter who is marriageable age find a suitable partner and settle in life soon. Help her to study well and help the downtroden. Give her good health, wealth and happiness.
    3- My eldest son who is currently in relationship, please pray to tie the knot of matrimonial under catholic church. Give him good health, wealth and happiness.
    4- My husband who is also an alcohlic, help mother mary to stop drinking and treat me as his beloved wife. Give him good health, wealth and happiness.

    5- Give me Mother Mary peace in my life and take away my loneliness. Let all my dear ones especially my children know how much I care for them. Get rid of my thoughts of taking my life. Give me good health, wealth and happiness. Give me a good peacefull death as soon as possible.

  54. DEAR SWEET LORD JESUS,
    PLEASE HELP ME AND MY FAMILY WITH OUR MANY
    AFFLICTIONS WHICH HAS CAUSED SO MUCH SUFFERING…….GUARD, AND PROTECT US ALL FROM HARM , AND LEAD US TO A HEALTHIER , AND PRODUCTIVE LIFE TO HONOR AND SERVE YOU BETTER . HELP US TO SEE YOUR
    WAY AND GAIN IN STRENGTH FAITH TO ENDURE. I HUMBLE ASK THIS IN GOD , CHRIST NAME.
    AMEN !
    THANK YOU LORD JESUS.

  55. i ask through the intercession of Our Lady, Mary, with the power of the Holy Spirit, and the compassion of Jesus my Saviour for the softening of ana’s heart and the mending of our marriage in the Father’s time and place. Amen. May the Lord show mercy on us all.

  56. Dear Jesus through Mary I pray for:
    I pray for all families, marriages, and parents. I pray for God’s joy to be felt in my/our hearts if that is God’s will. I pray for guidance from the Holy Spirit and to rely and act on these graces. Amen

  57. I pray for all marriages going through tough and challenging times that God through our Lady’s intercession will calm the storm and restore peace in such marriages.

    I pray also for my sister, my friends (Uche and Ifunanya) and myself, for faithful, God-fearing Catholic life partners.

    For successful wedding for my friends – Ifeanyi, Joy and Deborah.

  58. I pray dear Lord for an end to alcohol abuse in my family and my boyfriend’s family. I pray for my family’s health Specially my Mother and Father. I pray for all the marriages in my family, may they be strengthen.
    I pray for all the younger people getting married. Instill in them the true meaning of marriage. For their children, may they give them faith, good moral values.
    I pray for my oldest daughter who will be getting married next summer that my Lord may touch her heart and bless her with a wonderful marriage.
    I pray for my youngest daughter that she will have a beautiful bouncy baby.
    I pray for my oldest son, please dear Lord may you touch his heart that he may be a great father, that he will put his son’s needs before his own. I pray that his court day comes and all will work out for the best.
    I pray for a husband of my own. I pray for a change in my heart, let no jealousy in my heart. Fill my heart with words of wisdom and patients

  59. hi… my marriage was fixed, it was to be held in september 2012 (next month), now my marriage is broken. I wish to see a real miracle in my life during these 9 days of the novena that -my broken marriage should get fixed and the guy has to come back and our wedding should happen in september as it was fixed..
    pls pray for me..

    • I pray for you. May only the best happens to you, and may the right person marries you and bring you all happiness… :)

      • thankyou the far God you have taken my Family.
        continue blessing me and my family we be able to pray together, bond better, Go to church together and for my husband to be faithfull and keep to his marriage vows.
        For my sister to get a combanion, for my brother to get also a wife and for orther family people to keep to marriage promises.
        let me love my husabnd uncorditionally and vice versa.
        Let us use all the resources for Gods reasons and for the family, i mean wisely.
        let our family projects get finished, lets work togethr as family.
        my children, to grow in word and be protected from bad friends and be God obidient and respect us parents and elders.

    • Hi Vini,

      I can emphatise with you that you are going through a rough time. And that you wish things will go back to before. However, you may see in time – if you actually let God step into your heart and heal you, that it is fortuitous that this marriage did not/ will not take place after all.

      Father God only wants the very best for you. You may be feeling a lot of pain and suffering (e.g. loss of dreams, loss of friendship and perhaps embarrassment) and feel that this cannot be right. Nevertheless, you will find, if you search into your heart, that it may be that you do not really love “this guy” and that God wants you to first love yourself and know what your vocation might be.

      Marriage is a beginning of a new life, and not the end or solution to relationship problems. Things are shown to be terribly broken even before you’ve both started – a relationship like that, will need more than 1 miracle to maintain for the rest of your life. Do not put your Lord God to the test.

      Go for Christopher West’s sessions on Theology of the Body – and learn more about what relationships means for Catholics. God bless.

  60. May God pour out his Grace to all who will or who have marrie this year.

    I pray for God to pour out his Grace so that all unmarried children and grandchildren will find good and faithful Catholic spouses.

    For those who are married, I pray for their marriages to be sanctified in God’s grace through the practice of their Catholic faith.

    I pray for all families everywhere that Our dear Heavenly Father will heal broken relationships and call all family members to His Holy Will so that His Peace will reign in all homes.

  61. For me and the wife of Divine Will for me in this life. For our strength and courage and perseverance until we can sacramentally regularize our marriage within Holy Church. For our marriage to be truly fruitful in our LORD’s Divine Will. And lastly for all past, present, and future marriages within my entire family.

  62. I pray that the Lord should touch my fiance’s heart and make him propose to me soon so that we can get married as people are making jest of me and am not getting younger. Also, I ask the good Lord to keep him faithful to me. Holy Mary,pls intercede for me, so that I can have a good family of mine.
    Jesus, I trust in You!

    • The Lord will not make fiance propose to you. That is your fiance’s decision. You should always pray for God’s will to be done. This is why it is important to make every decision with God. That includes whom to marry. It is either a yes or no from God long before you get involved with the person. Ask God if this is whom he wants for you. Listen to the voice of God. “Speak Lord, your servant is listening.”

  63. Praying that every marriage stays intact and grows stronger with each passing day in love, happiness and harmony. I especially pray for those marriages, such as my own, on brink of divorce or separation to be reconciled in Jesus’ name. Amen

    Father God You have the power and authority on earth as you do in Heaven to resurrect the deadest of marriages, I pray to you Lord to resurrect, restore and reconcile them according to Your Will. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

    Blessing to you Lord, God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting. Amen.Amen.

    • Have faith Sylvia, read The Valley of Dry Bones (Ezekiel 37:1-14) – and rejoice in the Lord’s mercy and compassion!

    • Hello Sylvia, I am praying for your marriage. I know by the grace of God you will come out of this closer as a couple. My sister went through a very difficult situation in her marriage and has perservered and prayed constantly and she has grown as well as her marriage. It was real bleak for a while but now with the help of God’s grace they can proudly say they have been married for 30 years. Give it all to God the hardest thing is to not control the situation. Have faith. Peace. Fran

  64. Praying that every marriage stays intact and grows stronger each passing day in love, happiness and harmony. I especially pray for those marriages, such as my own, on brink of divorce or separation to be reconciled in Jesus’ name. Amen

    Father God You have the power and authority on earth as you do in Heaven to resurrect the deadest of marriages, I pray to you Lord to resurrect, restore reconcile them according to Your Will. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

    Blessing to you Lord, God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting. Amen.Amen.

    • Slyvia, God hates divorce as it is clearly stated in the book of Malachi 2:16, thus it is quite clear that God does not intend divorce in your marriage. Submit to your husband no matter how difficult things are, thank Jesus even in the most difficult times of your marriage. Call upon Him and He will answer you. As you pray the novena for the next nine days, combine it with this verses from the book of Isaiah 45:2-3, which says, ” I will go before you and level the mountains, I will break down gates of bronze and cut thorugh bars of iron. I will give you the trasures of darkness, riches stored in secret place, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel who summons you by name”. These verses are my testimony to so many issues that God has helped me overcome. I will be praying for you during the novena and I believe you will have a wonderful testimony.

      God bless you.

  65. please let my diagnosis not be leukemia or lymphoma or some type of cancer. I want to live long enough to take care of my children, who are only 7 and 5 years old. I accept your will what ever the outcome, but please find someone to take care of my children is something should happen to me.

    • Jesus, we agree together with this sister in prayer, your unchanging word promises that you are there in our midst when we agree together in prayer, Lord forgive our sins, help us to commit our new lives to you and put you in first place. Lord help us to bear fruit for you when you heal us hearing the prayers of your mother.