Novena for Salvation and Intentions

Submitted by Rishstar — Sun, 03/14/2010 - 11:48 PM — Last Updated: Wed, 03/24/2010 - 8:10 PM

A Fifty-four Day Novena?

Fifty-four days? Can you imagine performing a novena for fifty-four days? That is exactly what several people did. Why? Why else do you dedicate yourself to a novena? Because there is a need which you believe requires special attention. A need that can't be met or resolved with one short prayer. Such was the undertaking of a group of Our Lady's parishioners. A series of six, nine day novenas for the Spiritual Salvation and Intentions of Church of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal's many members.

Following is the full novena prayed. Daily, the series started with the same prayers. There are four options for the completion of the day's prayers. You may do them in sequence, rotating through every four days, or select one or two of your favorites. We always ended with the same "In Conclusion" prayer and hymn. 

Do you know what we discovered during the fifty-four days? Not only a strengthening of friendships, we also made new friends, noticed an increase in church attendance, and experienced the joy of seeing the faces of those standing beside us during Mass as they realized the Salvation of Jesus Christ is very real and alive. May you also receive similar blessings.