Advent Days of Prayer November 30, December 7 & 14
Please check back later for this year’s speakers and theme.
9:00 Arrival and hospitality
9:45 Intros, prayer, conference
10:30 Confessions and Spiritual Direction
11:30 Prayer experience
12:00 Bag Lunch
12:45 Stations of the Nativity
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Suggested donation for a Day of Prayer is $20.
St. Andrew Christmas Novena
Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born Of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in the piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, O my God, to hear my prayer and grant my desires through the merits of Our Savior Jesus Christ, and of His blessed Mother.
It is piously believed that whoever recites the St. Andrew Christmas novena prayer FIFTEEN times each day from the feast of St. Andrew (November 30th) until Christmas Eve will obtain the favor requested. ascensionpress.com
Epiphany Solemn Blessing
God has called you out of darkness, into his wonderful light. May you experience his kindness and blessings, and be strong in faith, in hope, and in love. because you are followers of Christ, who appeared on this day as a light shining in darkness, may he make you a light to all your sisters and brothers.
The wise men followed the star, and found Christ who is light from light. May you too find the Lord when your pilgrimage is ended. – Author Unknown
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