Novena for CPMC Leadership & for Ministers and Volunteers

Novena for CPMC Leadership (1)

About the Novena

A novena refers to nine days of prayer with a special intention. This prayer practice encourages us to share our hearts with God, be consistent in our spirituality, and to be open to his plan for us. Novenas are a beautiful way to grow purposeful, consistent, and persistent in daily prayer.

In praying a novena, we can share in a long-standing prayer tradition, going back to the time of the first Pentecost, when Mary and the apostles waited and prayed for nine days.

How to Pray this Novena

  1. Find a dedicated time and place each day to pray the novena.
  2. Reflect upon this novena’s special intention – praying for all volunteers and ministers who accompany people affected by incarceration and detention, and for the leadership of CPMC.
  3. Recite and reflect upon the daily prayers of the novena below.
  4. Repeat for the nine consecutive days of prayer.


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