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Mary, the Help of Christians Novenas in Preparation for the Principal Feasts of the Blessed Virgin   By: (1842-1917)

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MARY, THE HELP OF CHRISTIANS

Novenas in Preparation for the Principal Feasts of the Blessed Virgin

[Illustration: The Sacred Heart of Mary]

COMPILED BY REV. BONAVENTURE HAMMER, O.F.M.

NEW YORK, CINCINNATI, CHICAGO BENZIGER BROTHERS

PRINTERS TO THE HOLY APOSTOLIC SEE PUBLISHERS OF BENZINGER'S MAGAZINE

Imprimi Permittitur. FR. CHRYSOSTOMUS THEOBALD, O.F.M., Minister Provincialis. Cincinnati, Ohio, die 30, Martii, 1908.

Nihil Obstat. REMY LAPORT, S.T.L., Censor Librorum.

Imprimatur. JOHN M. FARLEY, Archbishop of New York.

NEW YORK, March 4, 1909.

COPYRIGHT, 1909, BY BENZIGER BROTHERS.

Contents

RULES FOR THE PROPER OBSERVANCE OF NOVENAS ON THE MANNER OF READING THE MEDITATIONS AND OBSERVING THE PRACTICES INTRODUCTION: MARY, THE HELP OF CHRISTIANS

I. NOVENA IN HONOR OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

FIRST DAY. THE PREDESTINATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY SECOND DAY. MARY'S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION THIRD DAY. MARY, THE VICTRIX OF SATAN FOURTH DAY. MARY WITHOUT ACTUAL SIN FIFTH DAY. MARY, FULL OF GRACE SIXTH DAY. MARY, OUR REFUGE SEVENTH DAY. MARY, THE MOTHER OF CHASTITY EIGHTH DAY. THE IMAGE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION NINTH DAY. THE FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

II. NOVENA IN HONOR OF THE NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

FIRST DAY. THE BIRTH OF MARY SECOND DAY. MARY, THE ELECT OF GOD THIRD DAY. MARY, THE CHILD OF ROYALTY FOURTH DAY. MARY, THE CHILD OF PIOUS PARENTS FIFTH DAY. MARY'S SUPERNATURAL PREROGATIVES SIXTH DAY. MARY, THE JOY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY SEVENTH DAY. THE ANGELS REJOICE AT MARY'S BIRTH EIGHTH DAY. THE JOY OF THE JUST IN LIMBO AT MARY'S BIRTH NINTH DAY. THE HOLY NAME OF MARY

III. NOVENA FOR THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

FIRST DAY. THE ANNUNCIATION SECOND DAY. THE IMPORT OF THE ANGEL'S SALUTATION THIRD DAY. THE EFFECT OF THE ANGEL'S SALUTATION FOURTH DAY. MARY'S QUESTION FIFTH DAY. THE SOLUTION SIXTH DAY. MARY'S CONSENT SEVENTH DAY. MARY'S FORTITUDE IN SUFFERING EIGHTH DAY. MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD NINTH DAY. MARY OUR MOTHER

IV. NOVENA IN HONOR OF THE SEVEN SORROWS OF MARY

FIRST DAY. DEVOTION TO THE SEVEN SORROWS OF MARY SECOND DAY. MARY'S FIRST SORROW: SIMEON'S PROPHECY IN THE TEMPLE THIRD DAY. MARY'S SECOND SORROW: THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT FOURTH DAY. MARY'S THIRD SORROW: JESUS LOST IN JERUSALEM FIFTH DAY. MARY'S FOURTH SORROW: SHE MEETS JESUS CARRYING HIS CROSS SIXTH DAY. MARY'S FIFTH SORROW: BENEATH THE CROSS SEVENTH DAY. MARY'S SIXTH SORROW: THE TAKING DOWN OF JESUS' BODY FROM THE CROSS EIGHTH DAY. MARY'S SEVENTH SORROW: JESUS IS BURIED NINTH DAY. WHY MARY HAD TO SUFFER

V. NOVENA FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

FIRST DAY. MARY'S DEATH WAS WITHOUT PAIN SECOND DAY. AT MARY'S TOMB THIRD DAY. THE EMPTY TOMB FOURTH DAY. REASONS FOR THE BODILY ASSUMPTION OF MARY INTO HEAVEN FIFTH DAY. MARY'S GLORIOUS ENTRANCE INTO HEAVEN SIXTH DAY. MARY CROWNED IN HEAVEN SEVENTH DAY. MARY'S BLISS IN HEAVEN EIGHTH DAY. MARY, THE QUEEN OF MERCY NINTH DAY. MARY IN HEAVEN THE HELP OF CHRISTIANS ON EARTH

LITANY OF LORETO, IN HONOR OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

List of Illustrations

The Sacred Heart of Mary Virgin Most Pure The Immaculate Conception The Presentation of Mary in the Temple The Annunciation Mary, the Mother of Sorrows Simeon's Prophecy in the Temple The Flight into Egypt The Finding of Jesus in the Temple Jesus' Body, Taken Down from the Cross The Assumption Mary's Death Mary Crowned in Heaven Mary, the Help of Christians on Earth

Mary, the Help of Christians

Novenas in Preparation for the Principal Feasts of the Blessed Virgin

[Illustration: Virgin Most Pure]

"Holy Mary, aid the miserable, assist the desponding, strengthen the weak, pray for the people, plead for the clergy, intercede for the devout female sex... Continue reading book >>




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