Christmas Novena to the Holy Innocents

by Fr Richard Heilman | December 20, 2015 1:23 PM

O Holy Innocents
in the name of Jesus, for whom your blood was shed,
pray for exploited and abused children.
O Holy Innocents
who, for the sake of the Christ Child your sacrifice was offered, intercede for the captive and suffering children.
O Holy Innocents
whose blood was sanctified by the precious blood of the Savior, preserve the purity and innocence of children and be their help and comfort.

Heavenly Father, I ask that you look with great mercy upon the peril of innocent children being violated in the world and deliver them from every evil. I beg your mercy through the sacrifice of the Holy Innocents and through the sacrificial love of your beloved Son, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.

(Our Father, Three Hail Mary’s, Glory Be)


This Novena is to be prayed for nine consecutive days from Dec. 20th to 28th, Feast of the Holy Innocents. (or at anytime) Distributed with the permission from the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 2,2002.

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