Nine days of public or private devotion in the Catholic Church to obtain special graces. It is in imitation of the Apostles who were gathered together in prayer for nine days between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.

Additional Information

Some Novenas

MLA Citation

  • “novena”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 January 2016. Web. 25 January 2021. <>