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 23-31

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire us to live in fellowship with our sisters and brothers of other religions, praying for one another and open to all.

February 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will help society find the means to protect women who are victims of violence.

March 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire all of us to experience the Sacrament of Reconciliation and taste the infinite mercy of God.

April 17-25

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will mediate on behalf of those who risk their lives while fighting for the fundamental rights of all peoples.

May 22-30

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will assist all who suffer to see themselves standing with her at the foot of the Cross of Jesus.

June 19-27

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will lead her children to a personal relationship with the Sacred Heart of Jesus, nourished by the Word of God.

July 17-25

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire love, generosity, faithfulness, and patience in the couples preparing for marriage.

August 21-29

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will be a source of strength for catechists summoned to announce the Word of God and be witnesses for those they teach.

September 18-26

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will strengthen our commitment to make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle.

October 23-31

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire every baptized person to be engaged in evangelization by being witnesses of a life that reflects the joy of the Gospel.

November 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will assist those who suffer from depression or burn-out to find support and a light that opens them up to life.

December 18-26

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire courageous and passionate architects of dialogue and friendship in conflict situations.