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Connie Pasillas wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • Why do we pray a Novena Rosary for the souls of our departed loved ones for only nine days?


  { Why do we pray a 'Novena Rosary' for the Souls our Departed Loved ones for only nine days? }

John replied:

Hi, Connie —

The tradition of nine days dates back to the (9) nine-day period between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.

During these days, Scripture records that the Apostles gathered in prayer together with Mary, the Mother of Our Lord, while they awaited the promised Holy Spirit.

If you have an interest in praying for the Holy Souls, you may want to check out Mike's other web site dedicated to them.


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