novena novena

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days

Usage(s):

  1. To Roman Catholics a novena is an act of faith which is performed by saying nine prayers or series of prayers, usually in hope of gaining special material or spiritual rewards.
  2. It must be one of the few places in the world since the end of the Second Vatican Council where a Wednesday night novena can snarl traffic for miles around.
  3. She prayed continually, made novena after novena.

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  1. "We're no different than a whole host of states out there," Codey told the Times in a stunningly cynical and cavalier statement. "When I was governor we used to say a weekly novena that the stock market would go up and increase the fund's...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Richard J Codey Source: Tri-Town News

  2. "I wish to thank everyone who attended the novena mass today and those who continue to pray for my mother's healing," Sen. Aquino said.
    on Jul 1, 2009 By: Corazon Aquino Source: ABS CBN News

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