Archive for Blog

Answered Prayers from the St. Joseph Novena, 2019

St. Joseph Novena

Thank you for joining us in praying the St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Novena!

If you’ve had any of your prayers answered, please share those with us all below!

We will continue to pray for you & your intentions.

This next novena is to the Guardian of the Redeemer…

st. joseph novena

The next novena we will pray is to a powerful patron. Saint John Paul II called this saint the Guardian of the Redeemer. 

The next novena we will pray together is the Novena to Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary!

We will start praying on Sunday, March 10th. 

St. Joseph humbly accepted his role as guardian, husband and father in the Holy Family. Therefore, St. Joseph’s intercession has been sought for centuries.

St. Joseph was clearly very close to our Lord and so we come to him with this novena with a sense of humility because of his great humility.

You can sign up to join us in praying here.

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

God bless you!

Annie & John-Paul – PrayMoreNovenas.com

This Next Novena Brings Greater Faith & Healing

In 1858, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to a young peasant girl named Bernadette in Lourdes, France.

Through a set of private revelations, Our Lady revealed herself as, “the Immaculate Conception.”

Through Bernadette (St. Bernadette), Mary revitalized the faith of millions, and continues to do so.

If you couldn’t tell, the next novena we will pray is the Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes! ;)

We will start praying on February 2nd!

The devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes is most well-known for the miraculous cures and healing of illness & disease.

So one of the intentions we will pray for throughout this novena is for healing. In one way or another, we are all in need of it, especially before we reach Heaven — whether that healing is for one of our sins, or healing of our infirmities.

We will also pray for the conversion of sinners, including ourselves. This was an important intention in Bernadette’s life, and she offered up much of her physical suffering for this cause.

And lastly, we will also pray for the faith of those who have fallen away from the Church, for those who are lukewarm in their faith, and for greater faith to be practiced within all families.

We hope you will join us in praying this novena, and that you will share it with all of your friends & family.

You can sign up to pray with us here:

http://www.praymorenovenas.com/our-lady-of-lourdes-novena/

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is on February 11th, which was also proclaimed as World Day of the Sick by St. John Paul II.

We’ll start praying on February 2nd. That’s this Saturday!

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

God bless you!

Annie & John-Paul – PrayMoreNovenas.com

Answered Prayers from the St. Peregrine Novena, 2019

Thank you for joining us in praying for all cancer patients and others who suffer daily.

If you experienced an answered prayer during this novena, please share it with us all here.

We will continue to pray for you and your intentions!

The Next Novena – This Saint Brings Cures & Comfort

At some point in our lives, each of us will be affected by cancer or another terminal disease.

Whether it affects us directly or indirectly, it can cause great suffering in our lives.

So many of the prayer requests we receive are for those suffering with cancer.

So the next novena we will pray is the St. Peregrine Novena for Cancer Patients starting on Saturday, January 12th.

St. Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer patients. He had a cancerous ulcer on his leg which was miraculously cured when it was thought to be beyond saving.

So we will pray this novena for all cancer patients, all those suffering from life-threatening illnesses, for their families & friends, as well as for physicians and scientists working to discover a cure and to bring relief.

We hope you will join us in praying this novena, and that you will share it with all of your friends & family.

You can sign up to pray with us here:

http://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-peregrine-novena/

St. Peregrine‘s feast day is May 1st. But as with every novena, you can pray it any time of the year — and we will start this one on January 12th. That’s just a few days away, so be sure to get the word out!

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

Annie & John-Paul, PrayMoreNovenas.com

From Our Family to Yours: Merry Christmas!

We would really love to mail a Christmas card out to you and everyone else who is praying with 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! We are looking forward to praying the next novena with you, and we will announce it soon!

Thank you for joining us in prayer and praying for the other members of Pray More Novenas.

God Bless you!
John-Paul & Annie


If Pray More Novenas is a blessing to you, you can make a small donation to support our efforts here: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/support

Answered Prayers from The Christmas Novena, 2019

Thank you for joining us in praying the Christmas Novena!

If you’ve had any of your prayers answered, please share those with us all below!

We’re praying for you!

The Next Novena: The Christmas Novena!

We are excited to announce that the next novena we will pray is the Christmas Novena! 

This was the very first novena we ever prayed through Pray More Novenas — and that was eight years ago. At the time, we didn’t have very many people subscribed to pray with us… And now, there are more than 450,000 people praying with us! Praise God for this community!

We have prayed for the same general intention each year that we pray this novena, and that’s for an end to abortion.

There is no better time than to reflect on the most vulnerable of this world than during Advent and Christmas when we prepare for the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, who comes to us as a small baby.

We will begin praying on Sunday, December 16th!

You can sign up to join us in prayer here:
https://www.praymorenovenas.com/christmas-novena

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

God bless you!
Annie & John-Paul – PrayMoreNovenas.com

Answered Prayers from the Immaculate Conception Novena, 2018

Immaculate Conception NovenaThank you so much for joining us in praying The Immaculate Conception Novena!

If you’ve had any prayers answered during this novena, please share those with us all below!

God is good and we want to give Him all the glory, as well as to give one another hope if your prayer intention has gone seemingly unanswered.

Do not give up hope! All things are possible with God.

He has a plan for you. He loves you. And we will continue to pray for you & your needs. You are not forgotten.

Jesus is always with us, and is especially close to us during our struggles and sufferings, and moments of what seem like Unanswered Prayers.

We hope this post will be helpful to you during this time: Unanswered Prayers.

Join us for this Online Advent Retreat!


The Pray More Advent Retreat will be available on Sunday!

The Pray More Retreat is an online retreat to help you spend more time in prayer this Advent to prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

If you sign up for the retreat, you will receive:

+ 16 Video & Audio Presentations with Transcripts, and

+ 16 Reflective Study Guides – one for each talk

We know how busy you are :)

That’s why the retreat is self-paced; that means you can watch, listen or read the presentations whenever you have the time to do it.

We hope the Pray More Retreat will help you intentionally work on your prayer life this Advent — wherever you are, and whenever you have the time.

The talks are focused on prayer, the Advent & Christmas seasons, and lessons we can learn from some of the most popular saints. 

Here are some of the topics:

+ Advent: What Are We Waiting For?

+ Letting the Lord Work in Us

+ Encountering Christ Within

+ Knowing & Doing the Will of the Father

+ Faith Through Suffering

+ Jesus’ Familial Love for Us: “His Heart Was Moved by Pity”

+ St. Joseph’s Side of the Story

+ Bible 101: A Crash Course in Scripture

+ Pray Big: “Ask for a sign from the Lord, your God”

+ Finding the Lost Sheep

+ Restless Hearts

That’s not all! You can see the rest of the topics of each of the talks here:

https://praymoreretreat.org/

That’s also where you can sign up for the retreat :)

Each talk was inspired by Mass readings throughout Advent.

St. John Paul II said that the Liturgy of Advent helps us to understand fully the value and meaning of the mystery of Christmas. He said, “Advent is, so to speak, an intense training that directs us decisively toward him who already came, who will come, and who comes continuously.”

We hope the retreat will help you to slow down during this Advent season and truly prepare to celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas.

You can register for the retreat here:

https://praymoreretreat.org/

All of the materials will be released on Sunday, December 2nd.

God bless you!

Annie & John-Paul – PrayMoreNovenas.com