Each month, the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in the United States pray a novena to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart for a special intention taken from the Holy Father’s intention. To join us in the novena, simply set aside time to say the rosary each day during the dates below, for the intention listed for that month.

January 19-27

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire all Christian faiths to be united in the same mind and same purpose as the Heart of her Son.

February 16-24

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will give the perseverance of her Son to doctors and their collaborators in war zones, risking their lives to save the lives of others.

March 23-31

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will help those facing difficult trials or personal temptations to recall God’s love for them.

April 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will lead Christians to commit themselves actively to solidarity with those who are most poor.

May 18-26

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will intercede with her Son on behalf of people suffering from cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

June 22-30

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will strengthen our love for family and friends by leading us to the Heart of her Son.

July 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will give us the courage to welcome the victims of abuse, of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution and of violence.

August 17-25

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will always be our Mother praying for the return of those who have lost their way in the world.

September 21-29

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will give those who administer justice the strength to work with the integrity found in the Heart of her Son.

October 19-27

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire politicians, scientists and economists to work together to protect the world’s seas and oceans.

November 16-24

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire young people to respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world.

December 21-29

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will move families through their life of prayer and love, to become ever more clearly “schools of human growth.”