Holy  Family  Novena
Holy   Family of Nazareth
Protect and Save
Our Family

​First Day

Today’s intention:

Love, Faithfulness and Unity in our Families

You can add your own intentions

(Prayers to be repeated every day during the Novena)

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death - grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Second Day

Today’s intention:

Families in Crisis

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death - grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Third Day

Today’s intention:

Families with many Children

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

 

Fourth Day

Today’s intention:

Orphanages children

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Fifth Day

Today’s intention:

Single Parent Families

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

 

Sixth Day

Today’s intention:

Families with Abuse & Addictions

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Seventh Day

Today’s intention:

Engaged Couples

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Eighth Day

Today’s intention:

Families Caring for Elderly

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Ninth Day

Today’s intention:

Families Caring for Elderly

You can add your own intentions

THE  HOLY  FAMILY  PRAYER

JESUS, Son of God and Son of Mary, bless our family. Graciously inspire in us the unity, peace and mutual love that you found in your own family in the little town of Nazareth.

MARY, Mother of Jesus and our Mother, nourish our family with your faith and your love. Keep us close to your Son, Jesus, in all our sorrows and joys.

JOSEPH, Foster-father to Jesus, guardian and spouse of Mary, keep our family safe from harm. Help us in all times of discouragement or anxiety.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, make our family one with you. Help us to be instruments of peace. Grant that love, strengthened by grace, may prove mightier than all the weaknesses and trials through which our families  sometimes pass. May we always have God at the centre of our hearts and homes until we are all one family, happy and at peace in our true home with you. Amen

 

LITANY OF  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, have mercy,

Lord, have mercy,

Christ, hear us.  Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven - have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world - have mercy on us.

God, the Holy Spirit - have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God - have mercy on us.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, most worthy of our veneration - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, called “the Holy Family” from all time - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, son, mother, and head of  the Holy Family - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, divine child, pure spouse, and chaste spouse - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, restorers of fallen families - grant us your aid.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, image of the Blessed Trinity here on earth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, tested by the greatest of difficulties - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, with much suffering on the journey to Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, without a welcome in Bethlehem - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, visited by the poor shepherds - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, obliged to live in a stable - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, praised by the Angels - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, venerated by the wise men from the East - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, greeted by the pious Simeon in the temple - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, persecuted and exiled to a foreign country - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, hidden and unknown in Nazareth - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, faithful in the observance of divine laws - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, perfect model of the Christian family - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, centre of peace and concord - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose protector is a model of paternal care,

Holy Family, whose mother is a model of maternal diligence - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, whose Divine Child is a model of filial obedience - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, poor in material goods, but rich in divine blessings - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, as nothing in the eyes of men, but so great in heaven - grant us your aid.

Holy Family, our support in life and our hope in death -  grant us your aid.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - spare us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world -  hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world - have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us Christ, graciously hear us.

 

Let us pray: O God of infinite goodness and kindness,  give us the grace to venerate Jesus, Mary and Joseph, so that, imitating them in this life, we may enjoy with them the life to come. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

CONSECRATION  TO  THE  HOLY  FAMILY

O Jesus, our most loving Saviour who deigned to come into the world from heaven not only to enlighten it by teaching

and by your example, and to save it by death, but also to spend the greater part of life in humble obedience to Mary and Joseph in the obscurity of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the home which was to be the model of all Christian homes:

graciously receive this family which consecrates itself to you this day. Protect us and maintain in us all through life your holy fear and love, and true harmony and charity among ourselves, so that we imitate your Holy Family, be one in heart and soul on earth and obtain eternal happiness and glory with you in heaven.

O Mary, loving Mother of Jesus and our Mother, by your merciful intercession deign to make this humble dedication acceptable to Jesus Christ so that we may obtain his grace to be a truly Christian family. 

St Joseph, guardian and supporter of Jesus and Mary, help us with your powerful prayers in all our corporal and spiritual needs, and especially at the hour of our death, so that we may be one day all united in heaven with you to praise and love Jesus and Mary forever and ever. Amen.

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, bless me and grant me the grace of loving my family and others in mutual charity

as I should, and establish us in perfect harmony of thought, will, and action,
under the rule and guidance of the shepherds of the Church.

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Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, bless me and grant me the grace of conforming my life fully

as I should to the commandments of God’s law and those of
His Holy Church, so as to live always in that charity

which they set forth.

 

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