Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary also called the Nativity of Mary, the Marymas or the Birth of the Virgin Mary is a Christian feast day celebrated in memory of the birth of Mary, mother of Jesus.

The feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated by the Church since the sixth century. Syria or Palestine was one of the first cities to celebrate the feast. The feast was later adopted by the Church at the end of the 7th century.

The apocryphal Protoevangelium of James talks about the birth of Mother Mary where Anna and Joachim were infertile and prayed to the Lord for a child. God responds by promising a child who will advance God’s plan of salvation for the world and thus Mother Mary is born.

The child was raised as an instrument of God, teaching her to love and serve God. The annunciation plays a huge role in the life of Mary which leads her to become one of the most important characters of the Church and in the salvation of Christ. The birth of Mother Mary is also celebrated in the honor of Jesus Christ, her son.

Facts about Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

Novena Starts: August 31st
Feast Day: September 8th

Significance of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

The feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 8, nine months after the solemnity of her Immaculate Conception, by the Eastern, Orthodox, Armenian and Apostolic Churches. The Coptic Orthodox and Ethiopian Orthodox Churches celebrate it on May 9.

The Saint Thomas Christians of Kerala in India celebrate this as an octave called “Nalpiravai” where eight-day abstinence of meat and alcohol is observed from September 1-8. Charitable activities, evangelical conventions, and special prayers are done to honor the occasion. The Holy Rosary is recited as a custom.

The Monti Fest of Goa in India is a thanksgiving festival done during the harvest of new crops and the new grains are blessed during this feast, showering flowers on the statue of Mother Mary is an important custom that is followed.

In Mangalore, India the feast of Mother Mary’s Nativity is called “Monthi Fest”, where pulses and vegetables are eaten as a custom, and nine days of the novena is followed before celebrating this feast and throwing of flowers on Mary’s statue is also an important custom followed.

The feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is also called “Our Lady of the Grape Harvest” celebrated by the winegrowers in France, where the new harvest is blessed during this celebration.

Read more: Hail Mary Prayer

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 1

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Heavenly Child, lovable Mary, the Eternal Father delights in your birth, for He beholds in your coming into this world one of His creatures who is so perfect that she will become the worthy Mother of His divine Son.

May your birth give joy to my soul also, by obtaining for me from the heavenly Father, the pardon of my sins, and an abiding sorrow for them.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 2

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

O Chosen One among the daughters of Adam, admirable Mary, the Son of God delights in your birth, for He beholds the one chosen to be His Mother, and oh! such a beloved Mother.

May your birth give joy to my soul also, by obtaining from your divine Son the grace to be born again spiritually to a holy life, perfectly conformed to yours, so that I may merit to obtain eternal glory.


Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 3

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

O Chosen One among the daughters of Adam, lovable Mary, the Eternal Word takes delight in your birth, for He sees the source of His Immaculate Blood.

May your birth give joy to my soul also, by obtaining for me from the Word made Flesh, the grace to find in this Divine Blood the eternal happiness of my soul.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 4

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

O Chosen One among the daughters of Adam, admirable Mary, the Redeemer, promised to mankind from the beginning of the world, takes delight in your birth, for He sees the one who is destined to become the Co-redemptress of souls by uniting her tears to the Blood shed on the Cross to save mankind.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 5

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Resplendent Lily of Paradise, lovable Mary, the Holy Spirit takes delight in your birth for He sees in you the soul never stained by sin, which would forever be His worthy Temple.

May your birth give joy to my soul also, by obtaining for me from the Holy Spirit His divine love and final perseverance.


Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 6

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Most Beautiful Branch of the tree of David, most admirable Mary, whose birth was such a consolation to St. Joachim and St. Anne who were delighted to be the parents of so holy a child, may your birth be the consolation of my soul, by obtaining for me from God, victory over the world and detachment from all the things of this earth.

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 7

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Resplendent Morning Star, lovable Mary, your birth was the cause of great joy to the angels, for they beheld in you the Mother of the Redeemer of the world, who by His Death would repair the loss sustained by the fall of rebellious angels in paradise.

May your birth give joy to my soul also, by obtaining for me from God, victory over the infernal enemy, deliverance from all his snares, and the grace to be associated in glory with the angels in heaven.


Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 8

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Brilliant Aurora of Heaven, lovable Mary, your birth brought great consolation to the souls of the saints detained in limbo, for it announced the approach of the Sun of Justice, Jesus Christ, who would enlighten their darkness and then conduct them to paradise

Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions…

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena – Day 9

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Amen.

Mediatrix between God and mankind, admirable Mary, by your birth you perfected the joy of all the children of Adam, who, through you, have received the Author of Grace, for He has made you the treasurer of all the graces which are imparted to us.

May your birth be a special cause of joy to my soul by obtaining for me from God, eternal salvation and all the graces necessary to obtain it.


Dearest Mother, please pray for me and for these my intentions… 

<<mention your special request>>

Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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