Today begins the novena to Saint Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers. A novena is a nine-day long prayer, during which you pray for a specific intention. It’s modeled after the Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary’s nine days of prayer between the Ascension of Christ into Heaven and the great feast of Pentecost, which is the official beginnings of the Catholic Church.
As a Third Order Dominican, I’ll be praying this novena beginning today for a specific intention. There is so much to pray for, but I have a particular intention in mind that I know I should be praying more consistently for. Feel free to join me in this novena, and ask the great Saint Dominic to pray for us!
Novena to St. Dominic
(Say once a day for 9 days, especially beginning on July 30 and ending on August…
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