Note: The Our Lady of Providence Feast Day is Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, with a Eucharistic Liturgy scheduled at 11:30 a.m. (EST) in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. The public may attend and all faith traditions are welcome.

Join us in praying the novena to the Our Lady of Providence from Nov. 10-18. A novena is a set of prayers said on nine consecutive days. The practice is derived from Scripture in Acts 1:14.

Nov. 10

Our Lady of Providence, Mother of the Church, pray for our Holy Father, our bishops and all other clergy, religious, the laity and vocations to the priesthood or religious life.

Nov. 11

Our Lady of Providence, Queen of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages, safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those divorced or separated and for all children, especially the unborn.

Nov. 12

Our Lady of Providence, Model of Disciples, pray for church and world leaders, teachers, retreatants and retreat directors, all students and universal conversion of hearts.

Nov. 13

Our Lady of Providence, help of the sick, pray for those suffering from chronic or terminal diseases of all kinds and those without medical assistance.

Nov. 14

Our Lady of Providence, Mother of Grace and Mercy, pray for the marginalized: the poor, the elderly, the unborn, for prisoners, for victims of violence, and for world peace.

Nov. 15

Our Lady of Providence, Gate of Heaven, pray for the lonely, the abandoned, the dying, the grieving and the faithful departed.

Nov. 16

Our Lady of Providence, Consolation of the Afflicted, pray for those suffering from addictions of any kind, from depression and other mental or emotional distress.

Nov 17

Our Lady of Providence, Help of Christians, pray for victims of abuse, those suffering from the effects of hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, fire, floods and other natural disasters.

Nov. 18

Our Lady of Providence, Hope of the Oppressed, pray that all persons may have meaningful work, just wages, financial and retirement security.