Sunday, January 11, 2009

Day 1 of Novena--Fight FOCA!

Help us fight the Freedom of Choice Act through prayer!

Day 1:
Sunday, January 11th,
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Today's mysteries:


First Mystery: The Resurrection: Conversion of Heart
Meditation: The angel spoke, "Do not be frightened. I know you are looking for Jesus the crucified, but he is not here. He has been raised, exactly as he promised." Matthew 28:5-6

Second Mystery: The Ascension: Desire for Heaven
Meditation: Then he led them out near Bethany, and with hands upraised, blessed them. As he blessed, he left them, and was taken up to heaven. Luke 24:50-51

Third Mystery: Descent of the Holy Spirit: Gifts of the Spirit
Meditation: Tongues as of fire appeared which parted and came to rest on each of them. All were filled with the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:3-4

Fourth Mystery: The Assumption of Mary: Devotion to Mary
Meditation: Blessed are you daughter, by the Most High Lord, above all the women on earth; and blessed be the Lord God, the Creator of heaven and earth. Judith 13:18

Fifth Mystery: The Coronation of Mary: Eternal Happiness
Meditation: A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and on her head a crown of twelve stars. Revelation 12:1

Also see other blogs praying the Novena to Fight FOCA:

Hannah's Tears

Catholic Kelly

A Catholic Mom in Hawaii

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