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A Gift for You, and A Prayer to All Saints & for All Souls (2021)

As we celebrate All Saints Day and pray for the faithful departed, the two of us wanted to do something special for you and your family. If you’ve been praying with us for a few years, you know that we like to do this every year :)

This is our gift for you: 

We are having a Mass offered for you on November 1st at 5 pm at St. John’s Catholic Chapel in Champaign, IL. This Mass will be offered for you & your intentions.

Then, we are having another Mass offered for your deceased loved ones on November 2nd, All Souls Day, at 12:05 pm in the same chapel.

And lastly, we are having a Mass offered for all the deceased members of Pray More Novenas — those who have prayed with us at any point in the past and have since passed away. This Mass will be on November 3rd at 12:05 pm, again in the same chapel.

If you would like to share the names of those you are praying for, you can post them below.

We’re praying for you, your loved ones and your intentions.

Frequently asked question:
“What does it mean to have a Mass “offered” for someone?”

Now please join us in praying these two prayers to celebrate All Saints Day and to remember all the poor souls in purgatory.

Prayer for All Saints Day
Dear God, thank you for the example of the Saints.
I desire to join in their company, worshiping you forever in Heaven.
Please help me follow their footsteps, and yours, Jesus Christ.
Please help me to conform myself to Your image, seeking Your will in all things, as the Saints did.
Please help me to devote myself, and all that I do, to Your glory, and to the service of my neighbors.
Amen.

More Resources Here

Optional: The Litany of the Saints

Prayer for All Souls Day — the Prayer of St. Gertrude
Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the masses said throughout the world today, for all the holy souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal church, those in my own home and within my family. Amen.


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Answered Prayers from the St. Jude Novena, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us in praying the St. Jude Novena! If you’ve had any of your prayers answered throughout this novena, please share those with us all below.

We praise God and give Him all the glory. He is a good, faithful and present Father.

Please do not give up on hope if your prayers have not been answered. The Lord is near. We are praying for you!

Our Next Novena: For Impossible Causes

Our next novena is to a saint who does the impossible.  

That’s seriously what he’s known for — answering impossible prayers!

He’s the patron of hopeless, lost and impossible causes… 

It’s St. Jude :)

We will start praying the St. Jude Novena on Tuesday, October 19th. We’re looking forward to seeking St. Jude’s intercession with you.

You can share your prayer intentions with us all below in the comments – we’re praying for you!

Saint Jude was one of Jesus’ twelve original apostles. He is also known by the name Thaddeus, which means sweetness and gentleness of character.

Saint Jude followed Jesus faithfully until His crucifixion, and then later worked on evangelization.

Very little is known about his life, but we do know that he died as a martyr — some say around 65AD, giving his life to Jesus Christ.

He is now one of the most invoked saints for intercession in desperate situations because his New Testament letter stressed the importance of a faithful person persevering in the environment of harsh circumstances.

You can sign up to pray with us here:

https://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-jude-novena

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

God bless you!

John-Paul & Annie – PrayMoreNovenas.com

Answered Prayers from the St. Therese Novena, 2021

Thank you so much in joining us in praying the St. Therese Novena!

If any of your prayers have been answered throughout this novena, you can share those with us all below. To God be the glory!

We’re praying for you! Don’t give up on hope. The Lord is near!

The Next Novena: To the “Greatest Saint of Modern Times”

The next novena we’re going to pray as a community is one of our favorites, it’s the St. Therese of Lisieux Novena!

Pope Pius X called St. Therese “the greatest saint of modern times.” She’s well known for her “little way” spirituality of doing small, ordinary things with extraordinary love. She wrote in her autobiography, “What matters in life is not great deeds, but great love.”

We will start praying this novena on Wednesday, September 22nd. You can share your prayer intentions with us all below in the comments!

St. Therese suffered a great deal in her life. She lost her mom when she was a young girl. One of her older sisters became like a second mother to her, and St. Therese missed her when her sister entered a convent. St. Therese also suffered from chronic illness and depression. Through it all, she continued to look towards Jesus.

She’s a great example for all of us — a reminder to cling to Jesus through whatever each of us may be going through right now. Let’s look to Jesus!

You can sign up to pray with us here:

https://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-therese-novena

You are already signed up to receive the novena :) 

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

God bless you!

John-Paul & Annie – PrayMoreNovenas.com

Answered Prayers from the Novena for Marriage & Family, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us in praying the Novena for Marriage & Family! If you’ve had any of your prayers answered throughout this novena, you can share those with us all below. To God be the glory!

We are continuing to pray for you every day. Do not give up on hope. Jesus is with you and you are not forgotten.

God bless you!

The Next Novena: for Marriages & Families! 2021

We wanted to let you know about the next novena — it’s one of our favorites (you can scroll down to read why), and we’ll start praying it just a few days after we finish the current Novena to St. Monica.

The next novena is The Novena for Marriage and Family!

St. John Paul II said, “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live,” so it’s really important that we pray for marriages and families to be strengthened and sanctified.

We will pray for those who are already married, for those who want to be married, for families going through difficult times, and for those in financial distress.

There’s something extra special about this novena… It leads up to the Feast of Mary’s Birthday (the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)!

The first time we prayed this novena together as a community was nine years ago, leading up to our wedding day! It has been such a gift to pray with you :)

And it is so important that we have strong marriages and strong families. So, we are really looking forward to praying this novena once again, for all Marriages and for Families!

This novena begins on August 30th!

You can sign up for the novena HERE. And you can share your prayer intentions with us all below.

Thank you for praying with us! We’re praying for you.

God bless you!

John-Paul & Annie – PrayMoreNovenas.com

Answered Prayers from the St. Monica Novena, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us in praying the St. Monica Novena!

If you’ve had any of your prayers answered throughout this novena, you can share those with us all below.

We’re praying for you every day!

The Next Novena: A Persistent Saint

Every saint we ask for intercessory prayers is a persistent saint. They’re in Heaven with the Lord, and they desire for us all to be there too.

This next saint we’re calling on is especially known for being a persistent intercessor, and she also desired for those closest to her to reach Heaven someday… 

It’s St. Monica! We’ll start praying the St. Monica Novena on Wednesday, August 18th.

St. Monica prayed for her son’s conversion for more than 15 years. She wept and prayed constantly with faith and hope in God. 

What was the result of all those years of prayer? 

One of the great saints in the history of the Church: her son, St. Augustine! 

That’s why Saint Monica is known for her intercession for those who have fallen away from the faith!

It’s also why we recommend that you pray this novena with the intentions that you’ve been praying for the longest — St. Monica is the perfect intercessor for those intentions!

In addition, Saint Monica is also the patron saint of alcoholics, married women, mothers, wives, and difficult marriages. 

We hope you will join us in praying this novena!

You can sign up here:

https://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-monica-novena

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

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

Answered Prayers from the St. Anne Novena, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us in praying the St. Anne Novena!

If you’ve had your prayers answered in any way throughout this novena, please share those with us all below. It adds to our hope to hear how the Lord is working in your lives!

We are praying for you every day.

Please do not give up on hope. Jesus is with you and you are not alone!

God bless you!