OUR LADY OF SORROWS: September 15th: Novena: 9/6-9/14: and the Friday before Good Friday – used to be Passion Friday changes with date of Easter, each year:
“O Most Holy Virgin, Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ: by the overwhelming grief Thou experiencedst when Thou witnessedst The Martyrdom, The Crucifixion, and The Death of Thy Divine Son, look upon me with eyes of compassion and awaken in my heart a tender compassion for those suffering, as well as a sincere detestation of my sins, in order that, being disengaged from all undue affections for the passing joys of this earth, I may long for the Eternal Jerusalem, and that henceforth all of my thoughts and all of my actions may be directed toward this one most desirable object.
Honor, Glory, and Love to our Divine Lord Jesus, and to The Holy and Immaculate Mother of God. Amen.”
taken from: http://www.marypages.com/PrayerstoMary.htm
OUR LADY OF RANSOM/MERCY: September 24th; Novena: 9/15-9/23:
Memorare, O Piisima Virgo Maria, non esse auditum a saeculo, quemquem ad Tua currentem praesidia, Tua implorantem Auxilia, Tua petentem suffragia esse derelictum. Ego tali animatus confidentia ad Te, Virgo Virginum, Mater, curro; ad Te venio; coram Te gemens peccator assisto. Noli, Mater Verbi, verba mea despicere, sed audi propitia et exaudi. Amen.
Remember, O Most Gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone, who fled to Thy Protection, implored Thy Help, or sought Thine Intercession, was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, I fly unto Thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother; to Thee do I come, before Thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful; O Mother of The Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in Thy Mercy hear and answer me. (Raccolta #339)
SALVE, REGINA / HAIL, HOLY QUEEN
Salve, Regina, Mater Misericordiae, Vita, Dulcedo, et Spes nostra, salve. Ad Te clamamus exsules filii Hevae; ad Te suspiramus gementes et flentes in hac lacrymarum valle. Eia ergo, Advocata nostra, illos Tuos Misericordes Oculos ad nos converte. Et Jesum, Benedictum Fructum Ventris Tui, nobis post hoc exsilium ostende, O Clemens, O Pia, O Dulcis Virgo Maria!
Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, hail, our Life, our Sweetness, and our Hope. To Thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to Thee do we sigh, mourning and weeping in this vale of tears. Ah, then, our Advocate, turn Thine Eyes of Mercy toward us, and after this, our exile, show unto us The Blessed Fruit of Thy Womb, Jesus, O Merciful, O Loving, O Sweet Virgin Mary!
(ex. Brevarium Romano & Raccolta #332)
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