Prayers and Novenas

We invite you to pray Novena’s and Litanies with our Carmelite family, especially on Feast Day’s of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Carmelite Saints.   This site will include a page for each Feast Day Novena and Litany.  Downloadable pdf’s are also included, for your convenience.

infant-jesus-novena

novena-to-st-teresa-of-avila

novena-to-john-of-the-cross

litany-of-the-saints

novena-to-saints-louis-and-zelies-martin

novena-in-honor-of-the-holy-spirit

The word novena is taken from “novem,” the Latin word for nine.  A novena is a nine-day period of private or public prayer to obtain special graces, to implore special favors, or to make special petitions.