Litany of St. Dominic

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Today we begin our novena leading up to the feast of our Holy Father St. Dominic, celebrated on August 8th.  This year we are using a devotional Litany to St. Dominic, below.  We invite you to join your prayers to ours, for all Dominicans, and for Our Lord to raise up many men and women in the spirit of St. Dominic burning with zeal for the salvation of souls. The Litany of St. Dominic For private use only. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. God … Continue reading

Contemplative Novena to St. Joseph

Image of painting of the Holy Family by Josefa de Obidos

When asked which is their favorite month, some Sisters reply without a moment’s doubt, “March!” There are many good reasons to prefer different months—October,for instance, is the month of the Rosary—but March is special because of our great love for St. Joseph and the tender devotion with which we celebrate the month dedicated to him. Last year we posted an Ode to St. Joseph, which one of our Sisters wrote to present to our prioress, Mother Mary Joseph, on her feast day.  Another earlier post on St. Joseph is here. This year we would like to share a novena in honor of the Saint, which can be made beginning today, … Continue reading