Election Novena Prayer

Election Novena Prayer Intentions
Monday, October 26 through Wednesday, November 4

Each day’s intention is followed by one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and one Glory Be.
Day One: Monday, October 26
As we prepare for the national & local elections, in the midst of a global pandemic, may our
political engagement be guided by our Catholic faith.
Day Two: Tuesday, October 27
In this month of the Holy Rosary, may Our Blessed Mother guide us in confronting racial
inequalities and restoring peace in our communities.
Day Three: Wednesday, October 28
May all Americans recall the necessity of dialogue, civility, and humility in this election season.
Day Four: Thursday, October 29
May all people understand the moral and ethical dimensions of political decisions and decide
accordingly.
Day Five: Friday, October 30
May voters & elected leaders uphold the dignity of every human life in their political engagem
Day Six: Saturday, October 31
May Catholics recall all aspects of Catholic social teaching as they consider their votes.
Day Seven: Sunday, November 1
May there be a transformation of politics to focus on the dignity of the human person and the
common good.
Day Eight: Monday, November 2
May we keep in mind the gift of religious freedom and our duty to defend and exercise it as faithful
citizens.
Day Nine: Tuesday, November 3
Today, as we approach the polls, may we understand & embrace the principles of our faith that
guide our political engagement.
Closing: Wednesday, November 4
May the leaders elected this week be guided by the Holy Spirit as they fulfill their positions.

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