2019 Novena to St. Josemaria Escriva
Join the St. Josemaria Institute in praying the Novena to Saint Josemaria Escriva in preparation for his feast day on June 26. This year, we have prepared a novena to Saint Josemaria reflecting on the topic working for God and its role in our ongoing pursuit of a life of holiness.
Each day of the novena includes excerpts for reflection from Scripture and the writings of Saint Josemaria followed by the daily prayer for the intercession of Saint Josemaria Escriva.
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DAILY PRAYERS & REFLECTIONS
- Day One | Monday, June 17
- Day Two | Tuesday, June 18
- Day Three | Wednesday, June 19
- Day Four | Thursday, June 20
- Day Five | Friday, June 21
- Day Six | Saturday, June 22
- Day Seven | Sunday, June 23
- Day Eight | Monday, June 24
- Day Nine | Tuesday, June 25
SHARE A PRAYER REQUEST
As we approach the Feast Day of Saint Josemaria on June 26, take a moment to offer a petition or a prayer of gratitude for a favor received through the intercession of Saint Josemaria. All the intentions shared with us will be especially remembered at a Mass offered on June 26.
WHAT IS A NOVENA?
A novena is a private (or public) prayer repeated for nine consecutive days to ask God for answers to a specific request, struggle, or intention. The novena prayer is repeated each day and can be accompanied by reading and reflection. Novenas can be prayed throughout the year and are often prayed in preparation for a feast day of the Church.
CELEBRATE JUNE 26TH
On June 26th, the Church celebrates the liturgical feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva. Learn more and join or host a celebration near you:
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