Novena for the Cause of Canonisation of Blessed Dominic Barberi, 1-9 March 2018

With the encouragement and support of Archbishop Longley, there will be another Novena of Prayer in the Archdiocese of Birmingham for the Cause of Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God.

The Novena will be from March 1 until March 9, it can be prayed in the parish, in small groups, within religious communities, or alone.

The Novena coincides with the Twenty Four Hours for the Lord Prayer Vigil, promoted by Pope Francis.

Join Archbishop Bernard in this Novena Prayer each day on the diocesan website from 1-9 March and say the prayer together.


O God who so lovingly raised Blessed Dominic Barberi to the heights of holiness, learning, apostolic zeal and made him a powerfulv minister of your mercy, listen to our humble request. We pray that you will in your goodness, grant a miracle through the intercession of Blessed Dominic, so that the Church may further honour him on earth and that many more people will come to know and invoke the help of this faithful servant of the Church. We ask this through Christ Our Lord, Amen.

Mary Mother of Holy Hope: Pray for us.
Blessed Dominic Barberi: Pray for us.
Blessed John Henry Newman: Pray for us.