The Original Novena…

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We’re excited to announce that the next novena we’re praying is the original novena!

It’s the Holy Spirit Novena for Pentecost!

Novenas are an ancient tradition that goes back to the days of the Apostles.

Jesus told His disciples to pray together after His ascension into heaven, so they went to an upper room along with the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Acts 1:14) and joined constantly in prayer for nine days.

These nine days of constant prayer by the Apostles at the direction of Jesus led up to Pentecost. This is when the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples as “tongues of fire” (Acts 2:1-4). This pattern of 9 days of prayer, leading up to a feast day or final day, is the basis of the novenas we pray today!

Thus, the novena is an imitation of the Lord’s command to the Apostles when they prayed for 9 days in anticipation of the coming of the Holy Spirit.

And that’s why we pray all of our novenas for nine days, followed by one final prayer on the 10th day (which is usually the feast day).

he Holy Spirit plays a BIG part in our lives.

So, as we pray, ask the Holy Spirit for something concrete and measurable. 

We will start praying on Friday, May 27th.

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And you can share your prayer intentions with us all below.

We’re looking forward to praying with you and for you! 

God bless you!

John-Paul & Annie –

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  1. Please pray that my beloved daughter will through the grace of The Holy Spirit be brought back in full communion with Jesus and the Church as she has started walking away from both

  2. That my 3rd grand child will be happily baptized in the church soon and her Daddy will
    Become CAtholic and go to Mass. please Holy Spirit move this family to the church and have my daughter have a love again for the church😊

  3. Just wanted to thank God for all I have been receiving, God is good and he has helped me so much. I love these Novenas, I always new God hears me. No matter what life brings to me bad or good God has always helped me in everything. I am so grateful for these prayers. Thank you all for let me a part of these prayers.

  4. I am praying for a change in my parents life. I’m praying that they become more active, positive and supportive parents. May God clear negligence, laziness and any curse in their lives. I’m praying that they get their own home, that they elevate in business and start doing better financially.

    I pray for comfort over my family especially our grandmas and dad after Pompilio’s passing.

    I pray for someone/people who are reliable and will help me as i head for my maternity leave. May my company still do well even as I’m partially away.

    I pray for immeasurable Favor over my life. May all that i do bring God Glory and be an inspiration to others.

    I pray for a safe delivery of our sweet baby girl Audrey. For this child i prayed. May she never lack nothing. May she be blessed as she grows up. May we be responsible parents and good role models.

    I pray for everything that we haven’t yet done in terms of preparing for birth. May God keep providing so that we might accomplish. I pray for seats, a 55/65 television, Audreys stuff, hospital money, helpers.

    I pray for my self, my family, friends and loved ones, Acquaintances. I pray for their healing, prosperity, long life( may they never die before fulfilling God’s purpose on earth), Good good health, Protection every day and night, Heavenly guidance, immeasurable favor and fear of the Lord, Strength and courage,‘positive and hopeful living, success and prosperity, provision and abundance, Goodness, mercy, Peace that surpasses all human understanding, Joy, happiness, Love.

    I pray for pleasant Surprises from heaven.

    I pray for success in all my proposals

    I pray for our country and people as we head onto elections. May God give us guidance and a heavenly leading

    Praying for everyone going through hard times. May God easen their situations and restore them. May God heal, provide, uplift, guide and strengthen them.

  5. Please give me the strength and good health I need to continue to drive my car and get to church, to the hospital to do my voluntary work, to the Legion to do my voluntary work there also.
    May I always be able to continue to do quilting and other things.

    Please do not force me to have to ask everyone’s help to accomplish the things I have prayed for.
    Thank you!

  6. Please pray for protection from spiritual and physical attacks on people’s lives, and for God’s justice. That Jesus will intervene and deliver perpetrators to his cross.

  7. For protection from Covid or any virus for my husband, father and mother -in-law all family friends, relatives and myself. My we all be shielded and protected on this trip and travel home safely and healthy and leave my in-laws in good health!Please Lord protect my elderly in-Laws, Mom and Dad🙏‼️

  8. Dear Holy Spirit.
    Please I beg you to fall afresh on us !
    Fall afresh on me!
    I entreat You Oh Holy Spirit of God to be merciful and bless my son Peter with a job. He has been searching for one year now;and I am going to trust YOU, OH HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD, TO FIND HIM A JOB VERY SOON !
    Thank you from a mother’s heart!

  9. Dear Holy Spirit.
    Please I beg you to fall afresh on us !
    Fall afresh on me!
    I entreat You Oh Holy Spirit of God to be merciful and bless my son Peter with a job. He has been searching for one year now;and I am going to trust YOU, OH HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD, TO FIND HIM A JOB VERY SOON !
    Thank you from a mother’s heart!

  10. Please pray for the power and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit to come into the hearts and minds of all who suffer from depression and anxiety. The demands of this life have become more difficult for many people to handle on their own. Please help them to remember that they have the ability to overcome any obstacle in their life by the God given strength of the Holy Spirit.