In 2013 we first consecrated Family Formation to Our Lady of Good Counsel and it’s become our tradition to renew that devotion each February by praying a novena dedicated to the occasion. I’ll post each day’s page here and we invite you to pray along with us.
For our leaders in the Faith; the Holy Father, bishops, priests, deacons, and religious –
Dear Lord, through the ordained ministry, the presence of Christ as head of the Church is made visible in our midst. (CCC 1549) Today we ask that You guide these leaders and strengthen them for their appointed tasks. In particular, we ask that You guide all bishops and priests who are discerning the use of Family Formation for those entrusted to their care. Give them wisdom to know Your will and the courage to consider new possibilities. Holy Mary, Queen of Clergy, pray for our leaders in the Faith.
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary …