Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes: February 2nd-10th

Our Lady, who appeared in many visions to young Saint Bernadette Soubirous, proclaimed to “I am the Immaculate Conception.” Bernadette, who was poor and sickly, decried the woman as “dressed in a white robe, girded at the waist with a blue ribbon. She wore upon her head a white veil which gave just a glimpse of hair.

Novena to St. Cecilia: November 13th-21st

We begin the Novena to Saint Cecilia, patron Saint of music and one of the most famous Roman martyrs. It is said that she became the patroness of musicians after singing heartily to God at her wedding because she didn’t want to get married.