Repeat the following Novena prayers every day for 9 consecutive days.
Note: The Novena for the Family seeks to help one grasp the greatness of Christian marriage and to sanctify family life, imitating the Holy Family.
O God, through the mediation of Mary, our Mother,
you granted your priest St. Josemaría countless graces,
choosing him as a most faithful instrument to found Opus Dei,
a way of sanctification in daily work,
and the fulfillment of the Christian’s ordinary duties.
Grant that I too may learn to turn all the circumstances
and events of my life into occassions of loving You
and serving the Church, the Pope and all souls,
with joy and simplicity,
lighting up the pathways of this earth with faith and love.
Deign to grant me,
through the intercession of St. Josemaría,
the favour of…
(Make your request here…)