Novenas

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Saint Novenas

There are many beautiful novenas in which you pray for the intercession of a particular Saint. Below is a list of some really great novenas to Saints:

St. Anne Novena – St. Anne is the Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a great Saint!

St. Anthony Novena – Well known for helping people find lost things. He was a Franciscan and is beloved by many.

St. Augustine Novena – One of the greatest defenders of the Catholic faith and renowned prodigal son.

St. Catherine of Siena Novena – A powerful and well loved saint who is also a doctor of the Church!

St. Dymphna Novena – Patroness of Depression and Anxiety, she is helpful to many who suffer.

St. Francis Novena – Founder of the Franciscan order whose holiness and tireless work helped reform the Church.

Fulton Sheen Novena – Not yet a saint, but he was a great Catholic leader in America.

St. Gerard Novena – Patron of Expectant Mothers.

St. Joan of Arc Novena – Martyr and young saint from France who led the French army to several military victories at the direction of God.

St. John Bosco Novena – Patron of the youth and founder of the Salesian Order.

St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Novena – Husband of the blessed Virgin Mary and Foster Father of Jesus.

St. Jude Novena – Probably the most popular of all the novenas, St. Jude is the patron of lost causes.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Novena – Hero of the concentration camp Poland.

St. Monica Novena – Monica was the mother of St. Augustine and she is known for praying for mothers, alcoholics and wayward children.

St. Padre Pio Novena – Padre Pio had the stigmata and he is beloved by many Catholics.

St. Peregrine Novena – St. Peregrine is a popular saint because he is the patron saint of Cancer Patients and this is a novena for cancer patients.

St. Philip Neri Novena – Known as the Apostle of Rome he was very humorous and had a big heart.

St. Therese Novena – A very popular Saint and doctor of the Church. She is well loved and known for promoting sacrificial love in small things.

Mother Teresa Novena – Not yet a Saint, but she was a Nobel Prize winner and helper of the poorest of the poor.

Liturgical Novenas

A liturgical novena is one that is prayed in cooperation with the liturgical calendar. This type of novena leads up to an important feast of the Church. It generally ends the day before the feast.

A novena is a really great way to prepare spiritually for the major feasts of the Church.

Annunciation Novena – When the angel announced Jesus’ birth to Mary.

Assumption Novena – When Mary was assumed into heaven at the end of her earthly life.

Christmas Novena – The birth of Jesus.

St. Andrew Christmas Novena – Longer Christmas novena beginning on the feast of St. Andrew.

Divine Mercy Novena – The devotion given to us by Jesus through St. Faustina.

Immaculate Conception Novena – The celebration of Mary’s conception without sin.

Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – The celebration of the Virgin Mary’s birth.

Novena to the Holy Spirit – The celebration of decent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – The devotion given to us by Jesus through St. Margaret Mary.

Novenas to Mary

Immaculate Heart of Mary Novena

Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena

Our Lady of Sorrows Novena

Novena to the Mother of God for the Nation

Other Novenas

Novena for Pope Benedict

Novena for Religious Freedom

Novena for the Papal Conclave

Other Prayers

The Our Father – The Prayer that Jesus taught us.

The Hail Mary – Prayer to our Mother Mary and the main part of the Rosary.

Divine Mercy Chaplet – The chaplet prayer given by St. Faustina.

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  1. pray for healing for my nephew Joshua for successful healing after recent surgery.Pray that his broken bones are healed quickly and he does not have to endure any more pain.

    • Please pray that my brother agrees to settle down and his marriage be finalized.
      We having trying to help him find a suitable match which has not been happening. Kindly pray..

  2. Please pray that my children return to the church and grow in faith. and that broken relationships between family member is healed.

    • I also need prayers said with me to help my children return to the Catholic faith. I pray that the Holy Spirit moves them back to the Catholic faith. I will pray for your children, too.

  3. I believe very strongly in prayer especially if we all unite, putting our own needs last and all others’ needs first. That’s when God answers our prayers. I do pray for the future of this country and the future of Christianity everywhere. I pray for all who have certain intentions. Lord Jesus please answer all prayers especially those who write on this page. I ask St Joseph to intercede for all. He is my favorite Saint who always answers, not to forget our awesome Mother of God.
    I love you all because you love Christ!

  4. Dear St. Joseph please bring strength and hope to my husband of 21 years and the father of our eight children (ages 19-2) as he struggles to continue to work and support our family six years into his diagnosis with early onset Parkinson’s disease. Fill him with faith and trust in our Lord for the future of our family, and patience and the peace of Christ as he struggles with the difficulties of his disease. Please fill me his wife and his children with the Grace to love him, serve him, and support him with true devotion as he struggles with the challenges of his illness.

    • I prayed the psalms all 150 on three consecutive days. Pray 50 every day…1-50 on day 1, 51-100 on day 2, and 101-150 on day 3. Also always pray and ask the Lord with perseverance. He answers. St Anthony of Padua is a great intercessor.

  5. I come to you for help in praying to St. Joseph to help sell my home as quickly, successfully, and profitably as possible. Please join me in praying for his intercession.

    Thank you

  6. My friend said a novena to St. Francis of Assisi for me and I have a great job interview on Friday Feb. 28,2014
    I believe the job is mine.
    Halina

  7. Do you have a popular novena for Lent? We have started a Parish Novena liturgy. To start with, we are doing one quarterly. We started with a novena for All Saints. We had between 15 and 20 each night.
    We do the prayers of the novena and them have a Mass with it, or pray the novena after the weekend masses. The weekday schedule is at 6:30 PM so the working people can make it, if they want. We also put the prayers on our website in case someone cannot make it for one or two liturgies, they can still join us in prayer.

  8. Please pray for the complete healing from esophagus cancer for for husband. I pray that the effects from his chemo therapy are bearable and that he stays strong and healthy during this treatment. In Jesus and Mother Mary’s name I pray. Thank you

  9. I am searching for a novena to help with improving the personal gifts and talents that God has given me, so that I can share them with others. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  10. please help me pray for financial breakthrough in my family,for me to get back together with my baby’s father,for me to get a job and for my siblings and grandma to get well.plus for my teenage sisters to be well mannered.my friend Mbugua to be healed of leukemia and my sister’s marriage to work.thank you.and thanks to St.Jude for interceeding for me and the holy spirit.

  11. I gave a friend money 7 years ago and he has refused to pay back I pray for this debt everyday, please pray for me that this money may be returned, I have a son who needs to go to college and I have no money to pay for the tuition. I am up in my neck with loans that I cannot afford another one. I pray that he may pay his debt. I gave him this money faithfully like a friend but now we don’t even communicate because of this debt. Please all pray for my intention.

  12. Since I started praying the Novenas on this sight i have really grown spiritually, most of my intentions have not been answered but I have faith and hope that they will be because I believe in the power of prayer and that my Lord is listening to everyone of them. In the meantime I continue praying Novenas that are brought to us some that I have never done before. I also thank God because we have started a prayer group and we pray the Novenas together with the thousands around the World.

  13. Ps pray for me for peace, love in my family, financial breakthrough. Ps also pray for deliverance from any type of bondage for my family and for my children to do well in school

  14. Please pray for my brother, Ken, that he will return to the church and realize what a true gift our Catholic faith is. Jesus I trust in You.

  15. Dear St Jude, In this occasion of the Novena to set in the new year, I pray you to intercede for my husband who is currently undergoing through the prostrate cancer treatment and myself who is suffering from breast cancer. please, St Jude wrought healing for my family by the special grace given to you by our Lord and Master to perform the impossible. I ll forever be grateful and ll encouraging devotion to you. St Jude, pray for me and all who have recourse to you. Amen!

  16. Dear St Dymphna please help me to over come my anxiety and depression for I am having a hard time doing this on my own I need your help in these areas for I am not strong enough on my own. I am struggling with anxiety.in the name of Jesus I ask for your help. thank you jesus and St Dymphna. may God Bless everyone who is struggling. AMEN!!

  17. Please pray for my son and daughter-in-law who are going thru a very hard time. Please give them the guidance they desperately need.

  18. Please Mary Mother it has been more than ten years now that I pray for the deliverance of my son but he getting from bad to worse.

    people want to beat him to death some want to take him to jail which I think won’t be a solution
    Please Graciously hear my Prayer and ask you Son Jesus to do something to make my son into what God created him to be in these world not the monster he is as we speak.
    every month end people are scared he will steal something in the house we try all our best to give him everything including education but…….

    I am really tired and do not know what to say or do for him

  19. I have a son who started using weed at high school level, stealing money from my mother, and doing all bad things one can think off. now he steals our cell phones and everything he can get hands on even our clothes our bags. he stole my sister Samsung Galaxy Tab and from that day she promised never to help him with anything since she was the one helping me pay for his fees and almost everything he needed. he steals laptops and these we learn he waits at the corners of the street to grab people’s bags and steal whatever is valuable. he even steals money from my father who buys the groceries for us in the house. he is very aggressive such that he once chased me with a knife after I asked my mother to destroy one of his satanic belts and t-shirts.

    please assist me with prayers for these child to be delivered and stop all these things he is doing.

    some relatives say we must take him to prison but I say by doing that I would please the devil who will think I do not trust my Lord and that is where he is going to meet people who will teach him more bad behaivour.

    please help me in my prayers and fasting for him to be a better person God brought into this world and have a very strong relationship with God for the rest of his life.
    amen

  20. Prayer intention for the Immaculate Conception is for healing — sobriety for my brother, Fred; physical healing for friends: Debbie, Ronni, Young, Charlene; and for myself and my cat, Mikki.

    And for the needs of the daughter I relinquished 48 years ago, born on December 9, whom I named Mary Therese, and whose adoptive parents renamed Maria.

    Please, Mother Immaculate, draw me closer to you and your Son, Jesus. Thank you.

  21. Dear St. Anthony
    Please pray for me that I am given the opportunity to make a change in my career that will be less stressful and where I am appreciated. I have been taken advantaged of and promised over and over again and I am now ready to move on. I believe in my heart that things happen for a reason so I am trying to convince myself that there are better opportunities coming my way. Please use your powers to make my dream come true. I promise to make a donation in your name in my local church. Please continue to guide me and protect me until my prayers are heard. Thank you so much.

  22. pray for me to overcome financial challenges, to find everlasting and blessed peace with my family, and for stolen truck be retiurned. I pray that the holy spirit help al who seek intercession on this site.

  23. Thank you
    I pray my husband finds a job and my son gets out of jail soon,
    He doesn’t need jail he needs an alcoholic program
    Thank you

  24. I am in the middle of a lawsuit. I am desperate and lonely. Please pray for me to have peace and consolation in this hard times. Pray for my triumph, and endurance through this trying times.

  25. A little background to explain my ignorance about the Catholic liturgical year. I’ve never been the worlds best Catholic. I was raised Catholic and mainline Protestant. I’ve only recently gone back yo the church because my mom is 80 now and can’t get there on her own.

    Today was the 75th anniversary of our Parish. Archbishop Gomez came up from downtown LA to the suburbs to say the anniversary Mass. He has just come back from an audience with our Holy Father, Pope Francis who sent a message asking our archdiocese to devote more time to prayer and specifically in Marian devotion.

    So my question is – are there any Mary centric Novenas coming up. I know December 12th is the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe as she is almost the Patron Saint of the US Southwest but I am unsure if any more we’ll known feasts are coming up.

  26. Thank you both for such lovely novenas. I love them and always look out for them, but now I haVE YOUR WEBSITE AND YOUR EFFICIENT REMINDERS. kEEP UP THE EXCELLENT WORK.

  27. Hello,
    Thank you for this wonderful website! I am a fifth grade Parish Religious Eduacation teacher, and I would like to get my students involved in praying a novena. Many of them have requested prayers for their grandparents, so I am considering a novena to St. Anthony. Do you have any other suggestions?
    Thank you for all you do! May God Bless and keep you!

  28. Thank you for your wonderful novenas. May I ask that you consider including the Novena to the infant of Prague? Blessings and may God be with you always.

  29. For a good and affordable apartment in the new city where we are planning to move. That my daughter finds a good job in that city and that she will be happy.That my alcoholic son finds his way to recovery so that he can have a good and productive life. That my other son find happiness in his life journey. That our financial situation will improve so that I don’t have to worry about how to pay the bills and put food on the table. For my health that doctors find the problem so that I am not always in constant pain.

    Holy Mother pray for us
    Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us
    Saint Jude worker of miracles pray for us
    Saint Jude helper of the hopeless pray for us
    Saint Monica and Saint Teresa pray for us
    Holy men and women
    Blessed of the ages pray oh pray for us

  30. Is this site legit? I just want to make sure the novenas and prayers are all approved by the Church. I would like to join but just need more information. Thanks!

  31. Please pray for the healing of our son’s narcolepsy, for the holy spirit to reach my father, for our cousin’s healing of her leukemia. Thank you our Blessed Mother.

  32. For the faithful conversion of all those in RCIA this year; for those facing difficult life decisions, that they be made prayerfully and in alignment with the will of God; for all those who have strayed from the church, for their return home to mother church; for all the faithful trying to conceive and for the lives of all the unborn babies in the world. Holy Mother pray for us!

  33. Please pray that my grandson Austin find a good wholesome girlfriend. That he be guided to make good decisions and turn is back on bad influences, especially Kyle, Jake , Jerry F , Josh and all the kids they hang around. Please keep him on the path to finding our Lord. Thank you

  34. I have just discovered this site from my mother and I am very excited to begin an amazing journey. Today I feel very betrayed by whom I thought was a friend. Please pray for me that I may be able to get past the anger and frustration and renew our friendship.

  35. I thank God for letting me know this site through one of my friends- chinelo, I pray God to bless her. I love this site and pray that God ll give me the grace to make good use of this site. The Novena prayers here are very good, but I implore you to add Novena prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory. These souls are very helpful in coming to our aid whenever we beseech them. Thank you. May God bless you.

  36. I just found this sight and i am so excited. I have finally after 50 years found the love of my life. What is the prayer for relationships? i really want to spend the rest of my life with him.

  37. What about a novena for St. Dominic Savio?! I need help with my studies especially the SAT which is in a few weeks! :) thank you! I really appreciate this site!

  38. I just (happily) discovered this site and am excited to be encouraged to pray more novenas. I wanted to share my novena story. I am a paramedic and a CPR instructor. As such, I pray the novena to the patron saint of paramedics – St. Michael the Archangel. Just two days ago, I received this message from my co-instructor in response to a class we taught to a local fire department (may St. Florian protect them):

    “I just wanted to let you know that the CPR/choking class you put on for us at the fire hall came in handy today. My 2 year old was choking on a piece of candy this afternoon and couldn’t breathe. I picked her up and turned her over and gave her a few back blows and the candy finally came out. Had you not taught the class I don’t know if I would have remembered what to do. The outcome was good but could have been a lot worse. I just want to say thank you for helping me to help her.”

    Prayer is truly powerful, and my prayers that my words and actions make a difference have been answered. As I pray before every ambulance call, “St. Michael, defend us in battle.”

  39. I HAVE FALLEN SEVERAL TIMES; I am going to be 77 on Septembner 22nd, and I plan to start my novena then. I believe in novenas, and would appreciata any you can send me as you publish them. God bless and keep you alwaysl,
    Millie Boudreau

  40. I have been praying this prayer in hopes that a lawyer will take my foreclosure case. It says that I must post it so, hear it is.PRAYER FOR SPECIAL REQUEST
    Oh ;dear mother of God our lady of conception Aparecida.Oh Saint Rita of Cassia and Saint Jude worker of miracles and helper of impossible causes pray for me.Saint EXPEDITE,Saint of urgent causes.Saint Edwiges the Saint of the needy,you know how desperate i feel,please ask Jesus to help me(here mention request)may the sacred heart of Jesus be adored and glorified for ever.1 OUR FATHER,1 HAIL MARY,1 GLORY BE
    PRAY FOR 3DAYS.PUBLISH ON THE 3rd day,see what happen on the 4day

    • Hi Janelle
      Did praying this way help in anyway? did you manage to get a breakthrough. I would like to know so that I recommend it to people I know who also have problems.

  41. I am wondering if there is a particular novena for the conversion of muslims to Christianity? With all going on in the Middle East right now I think it would be an appropriate time to pray for this,
    Thank you and God bless

  42. hi,
    the month of august is the month of the immaculate heart of mary
    is there a novena for 9 days to the immaculate heart of mary?
    anne
    kenya
    africa

  43. Totally am confused about getting married, am not yet got the right woman for real marriage. In the name of Jesus I pray for this so as I can get the right one.

  44. I’m confused about praying novenas. My mother always has (and still does) prayed a rosary each of the nine days of a particular novena. She inserts the prayer for each of the 9 days with the Apostles Creed and prays for the intercession of the particular saint ( e.g. St. Anne) at each Our Father prayer before the next decade of Hail Marys. My good friend tells me that when praying most novenas we only pray the “prayer of the day” followed by 1 Hail Mary, 1 Our Father, 1 Glory Be. I think God is happy to hear our prayers no matter how we offer them, but I am curious to know the Church’s teaching on this. Thank you!

    • maybe try FlexJobs.com? So far it seems to check out ok. Most people say “good luck”. I prefer have faith.

  45. I have enjoyed the novenas you have sent. Do you have one for our Lady of Mount
    Carmel. It is coming up in July?????? Thank you!

  46. Hi,in the last month I have prayed at lease 4 novena’s.and I yet to see any answered that had any great notice or change.what is I’m doing wrong.?

    • David,

      Our prayers are always heard. You are not doing anything wrong. However, you must have faith that once you pray a novena, your petition will be granted. If what you have asked for is not in direct correlation with God’s overall plan for you or whomever you have prayed for at this time, then the answer to your prayer may come to you in some unexpected way. This is how God gives us exactly what we need, at just the right time. Remember, God’s concept of time is so different from ours. One month or one year to us is the blink of an eye for our God.

      I prayed a novena for the sell of some property over a year ago. We haven’t sold it, but while we await God’s chosen buyer for our property, He has blessed us with sending renters. I have faith in my novena, but God is needing me to be patient while the buyer He chose is ready. (It is hard to be good a patience!)

      Be patient and thank God and the intercessor you prayed to for help, as your prayer was heard and will be answered in God’s time.

      • Thanks I need to read this it something what I am going through I feel so hard in my finical I keep prayer an I feel and keep asking for help thanks I know God knows how much I can take,

    • You aren’t doing anything wrong.
      Sometimes our answers come so
      gently or slowly that we don’t notice.
      Faith is our strongest way of hanging on to the novenas and God’s love for
      us. I will pray for you.
      Remember…..don’t forget to ask
      through our Blessed Mother’s intercession.

  47. I hope you will start a St. Michael the Archangel novena. So many of us need special protection for trying circumstances in our lives. St. Michael the Archangel is so powerful and he does protect us! Thank you.

    • Please pray for my family for financial break through. Praying that God will touch those we are believing to help us. Amen

    • Please pray for me also. I am almost drowning in debt and i am in urgent need of a miracle because I have nowhere to begin. I am really stressed. Please pray for me also.

  48. I am so glad I got recommended to this website by my sister at a time I needed to deepen my faith. Now, its prayer I look forward to each day! Thank you for your great work John-Paul & Annie.

    • I need help staying on track with this novena too. I pray this one periodically but I the intention I pray for is far too important of an intention to keep allowing the noise of life and temptation of being too busy to pray to get in the way. My brother gave me this one for my own intention and that of others asking for her intervention.

      Saint Rita of Cascia
      O glorious St. Rita, you pleadings before the divine crucifix have been known to grant favors that many would call the impossible. Lovely St. Rita, so humble, so pure, so devoted in you love for thy crucified  Jesus, speak on my behalf for my petition which seems so impossible from my humbled position.
      (insert request)
      Be propitious, O glorious St. Rita, to my petition, showing thy power with God on behalf of thy supplicant. Be lavish to me, as thou has been in so many wonderful cases for the greater glory of God. I promise, dear St. Rita , if my petition is granted, to glorify thee, by making known thy favor, to bless and sing thy praises forever. Relying then upon thy merits and power before the Sacred Heart of Jesus I pray. Amen.

    • St. Padre Pio,
      Please intercede on my behalf to perform a miracle that my son will get employed next week with a successful interview and give him an opportunity to do God’s work and improve his self-esteem and financial burdens. We pray to you O Holy servant of Christ!