CHURCH NOVENAS

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 1
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Sarah and Abraham (Gen. 16-17), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, Isaac, who would go on to have descendants more numerous than the stars, the Israelite people.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 2
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Rebekah and Isaac (Gen. 25), blessing them in their infertility with twins so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, Jacob, who was the father of the 12 tribes of Israel.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 3
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Rachel and Jacob (Gen. 30), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, Joseph, who would be the father of two of the tribes of Israel.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 4
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Manoah and his wife (Judges 13), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, Samson, who would serve as a judge of Israel and help the Israelites against their enemies.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 5
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Hannah and Elkanah (1 Sam 1), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, Samuel, a great prophet and the last judge of Israel.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 6
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered the Sunnamite woman and her husband (2 Kings 4), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, who though unnamed in Scripture was later raised from the dead by Elisha.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 7
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Sarah and Tobias (Book of Tobit), blessing them after an exorcism of evil spirits so that the world would recognize Your divine role in their marriage and the conception of their children.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 8
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Elizabeth and Zechariah (Luke 1), blessing them in their infertility so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of their son, John the Baptist, cousin of Jesus and proclaimer of the coming of the Messiah.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

Novena for Couples Hoping to Conceive - Day 9
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Lord, God of life, we come to you in hope, with an openness to your plans for us and our family.
We do not grasp at new life, seeking to have children by means that lie outside Your will. We know you care for us and we do not despair. Instead, we humbly put the conception of our child into Your hands, recognizing You as the Giver of the gift of life.

Remember us as you remembered Mary (Luke 1), blessing her in her infertility as a perpetual virgin so that the world would recognize Your divine role in the conception of her Son, Jesus, the Son of God and Savior of the world.

Grant us peace during this time of uncertainty that we may be confident in Your constant care and love for us.

Amen.

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