Pentecost Novena 2020



  • OPENING PRAYER: In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

HYMN TO THE HOLY SPIRIT:   E.g. CH 216, CH 217, CH 218, CH 219, CH 220, CH 221, CH 223, CH 224, CH 225, CH 226, CH 227, CH 228, CH 229, CH 230.


Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love.

All Saints Day

During the year the Church celebrates one by one the feasts of the saints. On November 1 she joins them all in one festival. In addition to those whose names she knows, she recalls in a magnificent vision all the others "of all nations and tribes standing before the throne and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands, proclaiming Him who redeemed them in His Blood."

The Feast of Assumption

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary celebrates the Christian belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death, celebrated on 15 August. It's also called the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, or the Feast of the Assumption.

Assumption Day commemorates that when Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, died, her body was not subjected to the usual process of physical decay but was “assumed” into heaven and reunited there with her soul. This holiday, which has been celebrated since the fourth century.