Mary Undoer of Knots

By |2020-09-15T15:32:17+10:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Mary & the Saints, Rituals & Prayer, September|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It was time to call in the big guns—Mary, the mother of God, and some industrious cherubs. I’d been wrestling with several impossible problems. Talk therapy worked to a degree. But certain issues are beyond copays and conversation. As a manager, I distributed work to capable employees, and I now imagined turning my personal issues

Holy Spirit Novena

By |2018-01-25T03:29:57+10:00May 10th, 2013|Categories: Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Considered the oldest and original novena of the Church, the novena to the Holy Spirit begins on the Friday of the 6th Week in Easter and ends on Pentecost Sunday. It originates in the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, when the bewildered disciples and believers gathered together to pray and await the

Guadalupe Novena

By |2018-05-04T05:34:14+10:00March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Mary & the Saints, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 A Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe by Blessed Pope John Paul the Great A novena is a prayer repeated every day for nine days. It is a powerful prayer of praise and petition which makes it a perfect prayer for Advent. This prayer by Bl. Pope John Paul the Great was written for his