From Our Family to Yours: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

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Dear Pray More Novenas Community,

Merry Christmas & Happy New year!

We would really love to mail a Christmas card out to you and everyone else who is praying with us — you mean so much to us, but with so many people, it’s just not possible. Instead, we’re sharing our card with you here!

We hope it brings you Joy this Christmas season! Here it is!

We hope you’ve had a very Merry Christmas and that you feel God’s loving presence close to you — He is always near and you are never alone.

We are looking forward to praying the next novena with you, and we will announce it very soon!

Thank you for joining us in prayer and praying for the other members of Pray More Novenas. We are so grateful for you!

God Bless you!
John-Paul & Annie

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  1. A beautiful Christmas Card. Merry Christmas John-Paul and Annie. We love you! May this new year bring you lots of joy and blessing.

  2. Thank you Anne and Paul for your effortless service. May God reward you abundantly. Merry Christmas 🎄🎄🎄 and a fruitful New Year 2022. May your family be fulfilled forever.

  3. Thanks & same to you. Greatly appreciate your support with pray more novenas. Most of my prayers have been answered. Still waiting for one more answer

  4. Thank you, John-Paul and Annie.

    I join other people in appreciating all you do. Pray More Novenas has been truly a blessing and deepened my faith to God. May God continue to bless you more so you can continue to be a blessing to others.

    Thank you again for the love and prayers. I am praying with you.

    A blessed and prosperous New Year to you both and your loved ones!

  5. we thank God for your ministry and using your talents and time in this pray more novena to draw people to God. Praying that this year will be a year of healing in both physical and spiritual to everyone praying in this pray more novena community and more empowering and God’s abundant blessings to John Paul and Annie.

  6. I would wish you to help me in praying for a prayer request I submitted to God this year , I wished to be blessed with my life partner , may God also recover my finances that I lost through trusting someone .that my prayer requests and I believe with God it shall be settled in Jesus name .Amen

  7. With merriest wishes during the Christmas season and praying for more blessings, peace, and prosperity in the New Year for your prayer ministry and family!

  8. I would like to wish you both a very Merry Christmas and a great New Year 2022.
    Thank you so much for what you do for us. You guys are so awesome, thank you for your prayers and thank you for helping me grow in my spiritual walk.
    Much love and appreciation ❤🙏

    Helen 🇫🇯

  9. Merry Christmas also to both of you and God bless both of you abundantly with good health, peace and happiness. Thank you for the Prayer more novenas and retreats which gives us so much joy and spiritual strength.

  10. Thanks for the card.
    Please pray for my work transfer that I’ve been looking for since 2016. I believe the Lord will do marvelous this new year.
    Lots of love.

  11. Merry Christmas and happy new year to you! Thank you so much for doing these novenas, I look forward to doing them with you and now my wife is doing them too. God bless you and I pray for a happy and healthy 2022 for all of us 🙏

  12. Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you John Paul & Annie and your family. Thanks for your beautiful card and all your novenas. Stay blessed always 🙏

  13. I look forward to praying the Novena’s you send and receiving all your prayers. Thank you much. You are a great couple to put this all together each day and send all this to everyone. Thank you so very very much. I wish you both a happy and Blessed 2022.

  14. Thank you very much, John-Paul and Annie. I hope you had a very happy Christmas and New Year. Keep up the very important work you do – I’m sure you will be much blessed for your mission work.
    God bless and please keep me and my wife and family in your prayers – we have some real challenges.

  15. Thanks so much. Merry Christmas to you, two, and God’s continuous blessings upon your lives, Amen. Happy new year and God’s abundant love to you both, Amen.

    From Dr. Ebele Okafor and family

  16. Dear John-Paul and Annie,

    Merry Christmas and a happy new year to each of you and your family. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for starting and hosting this pray group and also for the many novenas that were prayed. As the Lord said in Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them”. Although my personal intentions haven’t been answered yet, it has not deterred me from continuing to join you and others in praying. Reading the testimonials fills me with joy knowing that God has answered the intentions of many other participants and I strongly believe that He will one day answer mine.

    Take care and stay safe.
    Yours in Christ,

  17. This greeting might be late. Your posted novena have had helped me and my family a lot and I know Our Lord Jesus, Our God, Our Holy Spirit guided and protected us all the way.
    It was a long back and forth journey for us. If I will write our experience this past December, I might run out of space.
    My husband and I have been devoted to our prayers and active in our church, though there are times we tried not to do things of what we supposed to do. But we catch up and workout on it.
    We thank you for all these prayers we learned from you both. Have a wonderful and blessed New Year.

  18. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you John Paul and Annie.
    Thank you for always praying for us and giving us the opportunity to join in prayer with the Pray more novenas family.
    Be blessed

  19. Thank you John Paul and Annie for your wonderful ministry. I have been saying novenas with you for several years now and have had so many of my prayers answered. The last two years with the Covid running so rampant around us all I have been working on being closer to God. I have come a long way but still have a ways to go but your sending out the novenas have helped so much. When we say the novenas and put our trust in God we receive many miracles. Your ministry has been a blessing to me and I’m sure so many others that I want to thank you so much. May 2022 be a wonderful year for you and all of us.

  20. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you both! God’s peace and blessings and Thank you for all that you do especially with Novena prayers.

  21. Merry Christmas & Happy 2022 to you as well. Keep up the good work with the Novenas this year. I for one certainly appreciate it, and pretty certain the Lord & his Mother do as well.

    Joe P

  22. Thank you for all your prayers and the beautiful card. May God Bless you and all of us at Pray More Novenas. Please remember my family in your prayers. I pray for friends that are both going through Chemo treatment the God will grant them courage, strength and healing.

  23. Good evenning John Paul & Annie

    Peace be with you my family., i am very much blessed to and happy to hear from you, more so to receive a special gift. while you have been uplifting my spiritual life you have supported me during challenging moments and for that i pray that our Lord Jesus Christ continues to manifest himself through you for all to be saved.

    Merry christmas and complements for the new season.


  24. Thank you so much John-Paul and Annie. With you we feel like family.
    You efforts have kept our faith’s fire burning. May God bless you with His choicest blessings.

    Happy new year 2022.

  25. Lovely photo. Thank you for the good wishes and all you do to enrich
    the prayer lives of so many readers. May God bless you always in all ways.

  26. Thank you for the card. I will always appreciate the work you are doing for us. Thank you for praying for us.

    Theresa Bukasa

  27. Thank you so much!
    May the Holy Spirit continue to guide and inspire you both.
    Thanks for the Novena prayers .
    Happy New Year and many blessings.

  28. Thank you so much John-Paul and Annie. With you we fill like family.
    You efforts have kept our faith’s fire burning. May God bless you with His choicest blessings.

    Happy new year 2022.

  29. Thank you very much for always keeping me in prayer am humbled may God bless you and your family members abundantly . Marry Christmas and happy new year 2022

  30. Dear John-Paul & Annie,
    Thank you for your faithful service to our Church, your great love of our Lord and wonderful witness of the sacrament of marriage. You are such a blessing. Hope you had a wonder and very blessed Christmas,
    In His love and through the love and intersessions of our dear Holy Family,
    Helen xxx 🙏🏻❤️🌹

  31. John Paul and Annie,
    Thank you so much for the beautiful Christmas Card. I also wish you a very Merry Christmas Season. I always join you for your novenas.

  32. John-Paul and Annie,
    Thank you both for your beautiful Christmas card and lovely greetings. Thank you for sharing your wonderful novenas with us. You have made a difference in our lives and we are ever so grateful. Happy New Year.

  33. I’m saying a prayer asking for many blessings from God in the new year for you, John-Paul and Annie. Thank you for all you do with “Pray More Novenas.” You do good work.

  34. THANK YOU. Your work and both your existence is a testimony that God is with us . It is a sign of Faith, Hope and Charity which is LOVE. I pray that our young people can see God in our midst through you and others like you who help us journey on with eyes on HIM. GOD bless.

  35. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thanks for organizing the Advent Retreat. The speakers were terrific. I always get a lot out of listening to them. The two of you are amazing. Keep up the great work!

  36. John Paul & Annie, I hope you both bad a lovely Christmas & I wish you all of the best for 2022. May God continue to bless you both. Than you so much for all the spiritual support that you share with so many of us. You are both a beautiful young couple who bring such joy and comfort to so many of us. Take care & God Bless.

  37. My heartfelt thanks to you both John-Paul and Annie.
    May the Good Lord, Almighty Father continue to shine His light upon your face and bless you. May He continue to give you the strength to carry on with His services to mankind. May He grant your heart desires and make your dreams and wishes come true. May He grant you His Wisdom and make you grow in Age and Grace.
    Happy New Year 🙏🙏🙏

  38. Thank you for my card godbless to you and your family godbless to you and your family and all the best for 2022

  39. Thank you John-Paul and Annie,

    Your daily email reminder of prayer is now a daily prayer session for me. Truly grateful for you and all in this prayer group. God Bless you+ I love your Christmas card! You are adorable! Praying my son finds a wonderful Catholic girl to share his life journey. Bless you+

  40. Thanks.
    Happy blessed new year to you too.
    I’m happy to let you know all the 3 intentions I prayed for were answered.
    Kindly continue praying for my marriage my husband of 30years opened up of an affair he’s been having & intends to marry her.It really hurts. We are in our fifties & have grown children & a grandson too.This will certainly be devastating to them too.
    Remember us in prayers.

  41. Hey John Paul & Annie
    Thank you so much for Novena prayers..
    Kindly send me Novena prayers…I can say for promotion at work.thanks.

  42. May God bless you, thank you for praying for us and with us. We appreciate the novenas u send us.
    Thank you

  43. Thanks for the Christmas card,I feel like iam a member of this great family. Iam always looking forward to the novenas and never miss. Be blessed and lots of love from Kenya

  44. I appreciate alot marry Christmas and happy prosperous new year thank you for pray More novena gift card may God bless 🇰🇪🙏🙏

  45. Merry Christmas John-Paul and Annie, blessed New Year to you both. May we continue to feel God’s love, peace and presence everyday. Our wondrous God is with us always! Sending my love, thank you for the love and prayers.

  46. Happy New Year‼️ Thank for your beautiful Christmas card of the two of you and thank you for all you do for the Pray More Novena. My husband and I pray them all the time and pass them on to our children who are grown and gone married and have there own families now. You are a blessing. Love and prayers to you John Paul and Annie

  47. Merry Christmas to you both John-Paul and Annie. You are wonderful people. God bless you for your prayers and Novenas that give me so much comfort.
    May you both be blessed for this and for all that you are praying for. Amen 🙏❤️🙏❤️

  48. All my life I have loved Christmas It always brings joy and God’s blessing to our homes and families. May it be likewise in your home. Keep up the good work with

    God bless.


  49. Beautiful Christmas card, thank you. May God’s blessings be on you and your family for a Happy and healthy New Year. Thank you for the Pray more Novenas.

  50. God bless you and your ministry! I thank God for Pray Novenas, it gives my great comfort to know that so many people are praying for me and my intentions. Even when God does not answer my prayers the way that I want Him to, it makes me know that, with so many people praying for my intentions, what my desire was, was not God’s desire so it makes His “no” easier to accept. I feel reassured that He has something better in mind because I am a beloved daughter of the King and He has plans to not harm me, but plans for hope and a future fir me!
    Please Dearest Heavenly Father please answer ALL of the prayers of the Pray More Novenas Community and when your answer is “no” please wrap Your loving arms around them and fill them with hope and peace, reassuring them of a bountiful future that will always be Your BEST possible outcome for them. Amen.

  51. As I read the emails it brought tears to my eyes. What gift to me to know there are people that minister is such a unique way. Knowing so many are praying and trusting God blesses me.
    Thank you for your beautiful card!
    With joy, Patti

  52. Thanks for the card. May your New Year be joyful and holy, and may God continue to bless you both now and always.

    Peace be with you!

  53. Thank you for the lovely greetings card Merry Christmas to you! Please pray for me I had a stroke, my kidney s need healing, thyroid gland and blood pressure need balancing and diabetes needs to be controlled, I’m doing my part in the nutrition area but its hard, I want to feel whole again , Thank you in advance and Thank Thank father God

  54. Praying with you is always a blessed time! I love your presentations and you spiritual dialogue. Thank you so much for what you do. Looking forward to praying with you in the future!

  55. Thank you for your continued prayers and delivering the Lord’s message to us! Please pray for me so I can trust in God enough to lessen my fear and persevere through these tough times in my life….I need the support and strength! I seek his peace and know His love is selfless and never ending. God Bless all of you who pray with and for us. May God’s peace and love be with you ALL!

  56. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Johns Paul and Annie. Blessings to my prayer family of the I am eternally grateful that you have taken up the ministry of this online family and diligently help the countless families who are part in the noveanas. I have benefited in countless ways from your ministry and I pray God continues to Bless and inspire your Ministry. Love, peace and mercy be with you and your entire team who inspire and bring us together. Amen🙏

  57. Merry Christmas to u both and may ur hearts always be filled with peace and joy! Thank u sooo much for these beautiful novenas. Thank u for the growth of my faith. Thank u for the beautiful community that has come from humble beginnings. Praying with u always from Lebanon 🙏🏼🥰❤️

  58. Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year 2022 to you both dear John Paul and Annie. May God continue to bless, guide and protect us all.

  59. Thank you God bless you …be safe

    May the New Year 2022 bring you more happiness, success, love and blessings!

    Please do continue to prayer for my dearest daughter (Valloraa cairah celia
    D’souza) who is autism spectrum by the grace of God she has shown remarkable improvement in her speech..thank-you for praying with us …

  60. Thank you! May 2022 be full of abundant blessings to you both and your family! God is good🙏🙏🏾


  62. Thank you for encouraging us to pray so that we can grow in our spiritual life, trust in God and pray for those in need. May God richly Bless you!

  63. Thank you John-Paul and Annie, for the Christmas novena, the beautiful card ( you look great together), and greetings.
    God bless you and reward you for your efforts in building His kingdom and walking a spiritual journey with us.
    May we all have a healthy and prosperous 2022.

  64. Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year
    Thank you for the Christmas wishes and all that your do to provide these novenas to us.
    May God bless you and keep you safe during these trying times.

  65. Thank you for your beautiful Christmas Card and the great gift of this Novena Site. May God bless you, most abundantly, this New Year with Hope, Joy, Peace, Love, Kindness, Health and Happiness in the Holy Family!!!

  66. Am so so greatful for the great gift you offered to me in particular for the Christmas. I hope to have a family just like yours that can offer greater spiritual support to others.
    I Just don’t know how I can ask God for me to realise my dream just like yours. Please continue praying for me because I know God’s ways are not our ways and through Him everything is possible.
    My Christmas was successful in that after my husband divorcing me for Childlessness due to the continuous miscourages I had just in that week of Christmas, I had a seven days fasting with only water, I never expected being an ulcers patient but by God’s Grace, I made it successfully and there after proceeded for more days with only supper and closed it on the 1st of January 2022. I have gained strength and confidence and even the pain of being divorced disappeared from my heart. I called that a great achievement and I give the Glory to The Almighty God.
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022.

  67. Merry Christmas to your lovely family. Thanks for all the novena and encouragement.
    May God continue to use you both as blessings to others. May all your heart desires be granted in Jesus’ name amen.

  68. John-Paul & Annie, what a blessing you are to the Catholic world! May Jesus Christ be praised for all you do with the Novena apostolate. I have always shared your Novenas with my Christian community and friends. We’ve had wonderful blessings from the Lord of Love by praying together as a family; and especially praying that pivots us to the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.

    I wish you a Merry Christmas and fruitful New Year, 2022.

    With love beyond all telling,

    Fr. Samuel Okiria,
    Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Acumet,
    Soroti Catholic Diocese, Uganda.

  69. Pray for my family members not of faith, those not attending Catholic mass, disconnected from penance and reconciliation, and not receiving Holy Eucharist.

  70. Dear Annie & John Paul,
    Many thanks for your lovely Christmas card so thoughtful. I wish you both a blessed New Year.
    I pray that the baby Jesus will watch over us through the coming year, keep us safe from harm. Bless our grandchildren, grant that my son will always bring his family to Mass every week.

  71. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Christmas card! Also thank you for sharing the gift of prayer with all of us! God Bless you both!

    Thank you!


  72. Thank you John-Paul & Annie for the beautiful card. I very much appreciate your hard work in bringing us all Pray More Novenas, it is a true blessing. May all of our lives and the lives of our families be blessed by our Lord Jesus Christ.

  73. You are both so blessed and beautiful. Than I you for all you do. I pray for you and everyone who is praying novenas. God bless you both!

  74. Merry Christmas John Paul & Annie, beautiful card. Thank you for the gifts of these Novenas. May God continue to bless you both. Praying for you.

  75. Merry Christmas, John-Paul and Annie. Thank you for your beautiful card and for all you do. Praying Novenas with you is a special reflective time for me.
    Have a wonderful year and God bless you both!!!

  76. Merry Christmas to both of you. I so enjoy all the novenas that I have prayed with you through out the years. Thank you so much for your devotion to others and our way to send our prayers. You are very much appreciated!

  77. My wife and I think you so much for the the love you two put in these novena. We love them an also praying for y’all I know GOD has already blessed y’all A blessed Merry Christmas an Blessed new year also Praying for y’all. MAY GOD BLESS Y’ALL

  78. Dear Lord I always make wrong choices, I fail to do your will most of the times, help me in this year 2022 to do what iam supposed to do. You know all my heart desires. May your holy will be done on my life and please teach me to take one day at a time