Woman praying a Novena

What is a Novena?

Posted by Oblates of the Virgin Mary

A Novena is a nine-day period of prayer to ask God for special graces, offer petitions or pray for a specific intention. Learn how to pray one and hear a personal story.

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What Is a Silent Retreat

What is a Silent Retreat?

Posted by Oblates of the Virgin Mary

In the Bible, we see Jesus seek out time to pray in solitude over and over again. In much the same way, a silent retreat can help you hear the voice of God in your life. But what is a silent retreat? And how do you know if it’s right for you?

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