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What is the Novena of Grace about? Fr Richard O’Dwyer SJ - Gardiner Street Parish
The Novena of Grace, which ends on the 12th March, the day of the canonization of St. Francis Xavier, owes its origin to the Saint himself. At Naples, in December 1633, Father Marcello Mastrilli, S.J. was at the point of death. The Saint appeared to him and, bidding him renew a vow he had made …