24th DECEMBER – Eighth day: NOVENA for Central Africa

Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us! “Loving Mother of the Redeemer, gate of heaven, star of the sea, assist your people who have fallen yet strive to rise again. To the wonderment of nature you bore your Creator, yet remained a virgin after as before. You who received Gabriel’s joyful greeting, have pity on […]

20th December – FOURTH DAY: NOVENA for Central Africa

FOR AN END TO THE VIOLENCE AND THE LAYING DOWN OF ARMS “O key of David and scepter of Israel, what you open no one else can close again; what you close no one can open. O come to lead the captive from prison; free those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of […]

December 19th – THIRD DAY: NOVENA for Central Africa

For the women and children, for the widows and the orphans, for the helpless and the sick. “O stock of Jesse, you stand as a signal for the nations; kings fall silent before you whom the peoples acclaim. O come to deliver us, and do not delay.” COME QUICKLY, LORD. COME,O SAVIOUR! GRANT US PEACE […]