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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions, Marian Devotions2.8 min read

    The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is traditionally celebrated on the 15th of August. We will be praying the Novena to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven from 6 August to 14 August 2021. The 15th of August is the day according to Holy Tradition that Our Lady was assumed body and [...]

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    The Athanasian Creed The Athanasian Creed is one of the expressions of the Catholic Faith. Many Catholics are familiar with the Nicene Creed and the Apostles Creed. The Athanasian Creed was traditionally said on Trinity Sunday. The Athanasian Creed goes into greater detail about a number of aspects of the Catholic Faith, particularly the Holy [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions1.6 min read

    The month of July is traditionally dedicated to the Precious Blood of Our Blessed Lord. The Novena to the Precious Blood of Our Lord can be prayed from the 22nd of June to the 30th of June. Devotion to the precious blood is particularly efficacious in spiritual warfare. The Feast of the Precious blood of [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions, Marian Devotions3.2 min read

    We will be praying the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena for the intention of an increased availability of the Traditional Latin Mass. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Prayers First novena prayer Behold at your feet, O Mother of Perpetual Help, a wretched sinner who has recourse to you and confides in you. O [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions14.8 min read

    Saint Joseph’s Holy Cloak Novena St. Joseph’s Holy Cloak Novena is a particular and special way to merit the patronage of this great Saint while also rendering honour to him. It is to be recited on thirty consecutive days in memory of the thirty years St. Joseph spent in the company of Jesus Christ, Son [...]

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    The following Google Form is intended to gauge the interest of the faithful of the Archdiocese of Johannesburg in attending the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite within the Archdiocese of Johannesburg. The survey is being conducted by Immaculata South Africa.

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  • The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is on the 11th of June 2021. This Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus was prayed daily by Saint Padre Pio. This devotion is particularly important in South Africa as we celebrate the Year of the Eucharist. Please join us in praying the Novena from the [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Liturgical Formation1.9 min read

    The feast of Corpus Christi is on the 3rd of June 2021. On this great feast day the Church calls to our attention the great mystery of the Blessed Sacrament. This feast day has great significance this year in South Africa as we celebrate the year of the Eucharist. This great mystery takes place at [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions17.1 min read

    The Novena to the Holy Face The Novena to the Holy Face is Traditionally prayed each year from the Monday after Sexagesima Sunday and ends on Shrove Tuesday. This year the Novena Starts on the 8th of February and ends on the 16th of February. The Devotion to the Holy Face is a private devotion [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions, Marian Devotions29.1 min read

    The Novena to Our Lady of Good Success is prayed from the 24th of January to the 1st of February. Join in these prayers here.

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  • Categories: Mass1.7 min read

    Saint Padre Pio a Modern Day Mystic Saint Padre Pio is a great Catholic Saint who lived in the 20th Century. He was an extremely holy man and was one of the few Saints privileged to receive the stigmata of Christ, that is the wounds of Our Blessed Lord. He also had a great devotion [...]

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  • Categories: Ave Maria Press, Devotions2.3 min read

    The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows Today, the 15th of September, is the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows where we recall the 7 sorrows, or dolors of Our Blessed Mother, which are listed below. Devotion to Our Lady's sorrows is a powerful way of uniting ourselves with our Crucified Lord and of appreciating [...]

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