A Novena for America
Among many other prayers for our country during the Presidential campaign, a six-fold novena of rosaries has been organized by Peter Grimberg at 7:00 pm each evening in the chapel at All Saints Church in Manassas, Virginia (my home parish). The novena follows the pattern recommended in a private revelation by Our Lady of Pompeii to Fortuna Agrelli in 1884, which is also associated with the apostolic work of Blessed Bartolo Longo.
The novena will start on September 13th and run through November 5th. It will consist of three rounds of nine rosaries (one five-decade rosary per day) in petition for the conversion of America to a culture of faith and life, followed by three rounds of nine rosaries in thanksgiving. The petition phase runs from September 13th through October 9th; the thanksgiving phase runs from October 10th through November 5th.
All are invited to participate in this 54 Day Rosary Novena, whether they can be physically present at All Saints Church or not.
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Posted by: AgnesDay -
Sep. 10, 2012 2:44 PM ET USA
Ten percent of Austrian Catholics praying the rosary after World War II witnessed the totally unexpected withdrawal of the Russians from their country. Remember the promise "All that you ask for you shall obtain through the recitation of the Rosary."