Good things happen when you combine the Divine Mercy Novena with Catholic meditation. In this post you can learn how to meditate on novena prayers and thus grow closer to God. What is the Divine Mercy novena? Jesus appeared to St. Faustina, a Polish nun, in the early 1930s. He told her that he would
On the 10 month anniversary of the kidnapping of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil in Yemen, the Salesians are inviting people around the world to join them in praying a novena for the priest’s safety and release. The Salesian order, to which Fr. Tom belongs, is inviting the faithful to trust the “intercession of the Mother of
With the Nov. 8 election approaching, the Knights of Columbus have released a novena addressed to Mary, the Immaculate Conception, who is the patroness of the United States. The novena consists of nine days of prayer, starting Oct. 30 and running through Nov. 7, the eve of the election. In 1791, America’s first bishop, John
My dialogue with Steven was getting intense. Each lunch we’d meet and hash out issue after issue that divide Catholics and Protestants. Sometimes our talks got heated, and we went away angry at each other. Steven was a smart guy—smarter than I—so I just wanted him to be able to see the truth of Catholicism.