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Novena to the Holy Face (Begins Sexagesima Sunday Ending on Mardi Gras)

“I firmly wish that my face reflecting the intimate pains of my soul, the suffering and love of my heart, be more honoured! Whoever gazes upon me already consoles me.” (Our Lord Jesus Christ to Sister Pierina) This novena prayer may be said at any time, but especially in the nine days leading up to […]

Holy Face Novena (To End on Shrove Tuesday aka Mardi Gras)

On April 17th, 1958, His Holiness Pope Pius XII approved the observance of a Feast of the Holy Face of Jesus on Shrove Tuesday (Tuesday before Ash Wednesday). “See how I suffer. Nevertheless, I am understood by so few. What gratitude on the part of those who say they love me. I have given My Heart as a […]