Today is the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle. On his feast day we begin this very special and powerful novena. A novena is commonly known as a prayer that you say for nine days for a special intention or for a feast. But this novena is prayed through all four weeks of Advent starting on the feast of St. Andrew!
Hail and blessed be the hour and moment In which the Son of God was born Of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in the piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, O my God, to hear my prayer and grant my desires,