Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 9

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 9 (May 23) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) Mary our Mother looks to this pilgrim people: a youthful people whom she loves, and who seek her in the silence of their hearts
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 8

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 8 (May 22) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) Today, Mary is the Mother who watches over us, her children, on our journey through life, often weary and in need, anxious that the
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 7

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 7 (May 21) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) When her young son needed protection, Mary set out with Joseph to a distant land (Matthew2:13-14). She also joined the disciples in awaiting the
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 6

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 6 (May 20) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) Mary was a young woman whose heart overflowed with joy (Luke1:47), whose eyes, reflecting the light of the Holy Spirit, looked at life with
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 5

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 5 (May 19) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) Without yielding to evasions or illusions, “Mary accompanied the suffering of her Son; she supported him by her gaze and protected him with her
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 4

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 4 (May 18) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) So I ask each one of you: do you see yourselves as the bearers of a promise? What promise is present in my heart
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 3

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 3 (May 17) Reading: (From Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God) “We are always struck by the strength of the young Mary’s ‘yes’, the strength in those words, ‘be it done’, that she spoke to
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 2

Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 2 (May 16) Reading: (The reading for Days 2 to 9 are from the section entitled “Mary, the young woman of Nazareth” in Christus Vivit, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to young people and the entire people of God.) In the heart of the Church,
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Novena to Mary Help of Christians Day 1

Introduction to the Novena: Don Bosco taught us, “Mary has continued from heaven and even more efficaciously, the mission of Mother of the Church and Help of Christians, which she had begun on earth.” You are invited to pray this novena to prepare for the celebration of the feast of
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Don Bosco Novena: Day 9

Day 9 (January 30): Everything, except refusing to fly when we were born for the heights! There are so many small steps that can help us make the journey of holiness, this simple holiness, anonymous but shaping our lives in a beautiful way.  Everything can help us; everything except refusing
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