The word “novena” is Latin for “nine.” Novenas are a traditional form of prayer consisting of public or private prayers repeated for nine consecutive days. Our sisters, along with our priests, brothers and lay members, collectively known as the Missionary Cenacle Family, have been praying a perpetual novena to the Holy Spirit from 1913 to this […]
Sr. Patricia Kelly of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was born to John and Helena Kelly in Scranton, PA on April 1, 1937. She was baptized at St. Peter’s Cathedral parish on April 11, 1937. Pat was the third of four children. Her three brothers are John, Jerry (deceased), and Jim. Pat was also close […]
These are difficult times. Every aspect of our daily lives seems to have been impacted by new policies and practices designed to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is good to find inspiration from others who have faced similar challenges in the past. A recent opinion article in the New York Times […]
Please join us in prayer at this time of pandemic. We will pray the Novena to the Holy Spirit daily between Easter and Pentecost.
For English, click here. Día uno: Te pedimos para que la esperanza de vida eterna dada por la Resurrección de Cristo pueda consolar a la multitud de personas en todo el mundo que han perdido a seres queridos durante esta pandemia de coronavirus, confiando en que sus familiares, amigos y compañeros de trabajo fallecidos están con […]