Novena Honoring Mary Help of Christians – Day 7

One of Don Bosco’s last messages to his Salesians: “The protection of Our Lady, Help of Christians, will always be with you.” Prayer: Dear Mother, hold our life in your arms: bless and strengthen every desire for good; revive and nourish faith; sustain and enlighten hope; awaken and animate charity;

Novena honoring Mary Help of Christians – Day 6

“Entrust everything to Mary, especially your soul” (Don Bosco) Prayer: Dear Mother, let us humbly attain your sweet gaze, and gratefully receive the consoling caress of your smile. (Pope Francis) Image source:

Novena Honoring Mary Help of Christians – Day 5

After the death of his mother, Mama Margaret, Don Bosco knelt at the foot of the image of Our Lady of Consolation in Turin, and said, “And now You must take her place. My great family is motherless. I give them to You; watch over them, soul and body.” Prayer: