Deepen your prayer life — Mother Teresa

How to pray an Emergency Novena

Mother Teresa Novena Prayer Prayer chaplet

How to pray an Emergency Novena

When Mother Teresa was facing a difficult situation, she would pray an 'Emergency Novena' - nine Memorares in petition, then a tenth in thanksgiving. This is also known as an express, or flying novena. Memorare: Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help or sought thy intercession, was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To thee I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petition, but in...

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