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 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will help us appreciate the gift of different charisms, traditions and rituals within the wider Christian community.

February 17-25

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire religious women and men, and seminarians, through their formation, to become credible witnesses to the Gospel.

March 23-31

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will give us the strength to respond to those who suffer and to share the sorrows of the Heart of her Son.

April 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will move us to assist the victims of natural disasters and climactic change as we care for our world.

May 18-26

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will influence every culture to recognize the dignity and immense value of women.

June 22-30

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will help us do whatever he tells us when we appeal to the Heart of her Son.

July 20-28

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will influence the international community to respond to and welcome migrants undertaking dangerous and violent journeys as they flee from war or hunger. 

August 17-25

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will encourage missionaries in various parts of the world who risk their lives for the Gospel.

September 21-29

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart may be a source of strength for all parents who mourn the loss of a son or a daughter and help them find peace and consolation in the Heart of Jesus. 

October 19-27

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart may inspire a Synodal lifestyle as a sign of co-responsibility and mission among priests, religious and lay people.

November 16-24

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart will inspire political leaders to serve the common good of their people, especially caring for the poor and those who have lost their jobs. 

December 21-29

That Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, during the Jubilee Year, will help us recognize the Risen Christ in our daily lives and transform us into pilgrims of hope.