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To: topher; Jim Robinson; Salvation; narses; SMEDLEYBUTLER; redhead; Notwithstanding; nickcarraway; ...




Padre Pio recited this novena every day for all those who requested his prayers.
Efficacious Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus


I. O my Jesus, you have said: "Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you." Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of...... (here name your request)
Our Father....Hail Mary....Glory Be to the Father....Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.


II. O my Jesus, you have said: "Truly I say to you, if you ask anything of the Father in my name, he will give it to you." Behold, in your name, I ask the Father for the grace of.......(here name your request) Our Father...Hail Mary....Glory Be To the Father....Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

III. O my Jesus, you have said: "Truly I say to you, heaven and earth will pass away but my words will not pass away." Encouraged by your infallible words I now ask for the grace of.....(here name your request) Our Father....Hail Mary....Glory Be to the Father...Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, for whom it is impossible not to have compassion on the afflicted, have pity on us miserable sinners and grant us the grace which we ask of you, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, your tender Mother and ours.
Say the Hail, Holy Queen and add: St. Joseph, foster father of Jesus, pray for us.

-- St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

 


7 posted on 05/21/2008 6:10:48 AM PDT by NYer (Jesus whom I know as my Redeemer cannot be less than God. - St. Athanasius)
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To: NYer

Count me in.


8 posted on 05/21/2008 6:48:04 AM PDT by Judith Anne
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To: NYer; Salvation
This is an interesting 9 day period.

Maybe the two of you, if others also have ideas, help with with setting up the format for the Novena.

We could form a committee of three to help form the Novena.

By the way, what is the Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary? Is that the Annunciation or is that when she visits her cousin Elizabeth. Normally, the Feast of the Immaculate Heart follows the Feast of the Sacred Heart.

I do like the Litany of Loretto as part of it as well.

I would like to get the format setup in advance so it is nice -- if nothing else to honor Jim Robinson.

WOuld it make the Novena too long with too many prayers? Some people might be able to spend an hour on the novena a day, and it would be time well spent.

God bless, and thanks for the input...

12 posted on 05/21/2008 8:34:26 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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