What is novena?

  • (noun): A Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days.


A novena (from Latin: Novem, meaning Nine) is an institutional act of religious devotion in the Roman Catholic Church, often consisting of private or public prayers repeated for nine successive days in belief of obtaining special intercessory graces.

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St. Michael's Church, Mumbai - Novena
... the Church on nine consecutive Wednesdays (Novena) will grant their wishes ... The weekly Novena services were started in 1948, when a priest Fr ... Fernandes as the vicar held the first Novena services ...
St. Gerard Majella Annual Novena - The Redemptorists Annual Nine Day Novena
... Murray, started what has become the biggest festival of faith in Ireland, the Annual Nine Day Novena to St ... Today the Novena continues to grow with over 10,000 people attending the Novena on a daily basis ... The Novena consists of 10 sessions a day, with the first session starting at 7am, running all day until the last session at 10pm, when the mass is conducted by candlelight ...
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help - Religious Veneration - Republic of The Philippines
... Catholic churches hold a Rosary, Benediction, Novena and Eucharistic Mass honoring Mary every Wednesday using a replica of the icon, which is also widely displayed in houses, buses and public ... The Perpetual Help Novena uses the same Wednesday novena booklet initially published by the Redemptorist Fathers from Ireland who introduced the icon to the Philippines in the early 20th century ... the same tradition of the solemn Wednesday novena ...
Novena, Singapore - Commercial Services
... Central to this area is the Novena Square Shopping Mall, a shopping centre situated directly above the Novena MRT Station, Novena Medical Center is located at levels 8 to 11 of Novena Square 2 ... Next to Novena Square is a sport-themed mall called Velocity ... Another shopping centre in Novena is United Square Shopping Mall, a kids-oriented mall ...