Rosary Novena for this Crucial Election

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Here is Father Corapi’s letter from

A Call for a Rosary Novena by Fr. John Corapi


Among the most important titles we have in the Catholic Church for the Blessed Virgin Mary are Our Lady of Victory and Our Lady of the Rosary. These titles can be traced back to one of the most decisive times in the history of the world and Christendom. The Battle of Lepanto took place on October 7 (date of feast of Our Lady of Rosary), 1571. This proved to be the most crucial battle for the Christian forces against the radical Muslim navy of Turkey. Pope Pius V led a procession around St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City praying the Rosary. He showed true pastoral leadership in recognizing the danger posed to Christendom by the radical Muslim forces, and in using the means necessary to defeat it. Spiritual battles require spiritual weapons, and this more than anything was a battle that had its origins in the spiritual order—a true battle between good and evil.

Today we have a similar spiritual battle in progress—a battle between the forces of good and evil, light and darkness, truth and lies, life and death. If we do not soon stop the genocide of abortion in the United States, we shall run the course of all those that prove by their actions that they are enemies of God—total collapse, economic, social, and national. The moral demise of a nation results in the ultimate demise of a nation. God is not a disinterested spectator to the affairs of man. Life begins at conception.

This is an unalterable formal teaching of the Catholic Church. If you do not accept this you are a heretic in plain English. A single abortion is homicide. The more than 48,000,000 abortions since Roe v. Wade in the United States constitute genocide by definition. The group singled out for death—unwanted, unborn children.

No other issue, not all other issues taken together, can constitute a proportionate reason for voting for candidates that intend to preserve and defend this holocaust of innocent human life that is abortion.

I strongly urge every one of you to make a Novena and pray the Rosary to Our Lady of Victory between October 27th and Election Day, November 4th. Pray that God’s will be done and the most innocent and utterly vulnerable of our brothers and sisters will be protected from this barbaric and grossly sinful blight on society that is abortion. No woman, and no man, has the right to choose to murder an innocent human being.

May God grant us the wisdom, knowledge, understanding, and counsel to form our conscience in accordance with authentic Catholic teaching, and then vote that well‐formed Catholic conscience.

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God Bless You

Fr. John Corapi 


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2 Responses to “Rosary Novena for this Crucial Election”

  1. Adrienne Says:


    This Rosary Novena with the Prayer used to defeat the Turks at LePanto is included:

    Election Novena: Lepanto Revisited

    I beg you to get this out to as many people as possible. We will pray a Novena, beginning October 26th, this Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, in the traditional calendar. It ends November 3rd, the day before the election. The Novena is simple. We will pray the Rosary each of those days, as it is the prayer recommended by Our Lady, and as it is the means through which the Muslim forces, which greatly outnumbered the Christians, were defeated at Lepanto. In addition to this, we will add a short, indulgenced prayer to Our Lady to send Angelic Assistance. That prayer is attached here. We will say the short prayer at the end of each decade, as we do the “O My Jesus.” Lastly, we will accompany this Novena with a fast, to be determined by each participant. It could be no meat for nine days, or the traditional fast of the church, two collations without meat, and one full meal per day, or something more suitable to an individual’s needs, as long as something comforting and refreshing is taken from the diet.
    I hope everyone I wrote to here participates, and that you will forward this around. I don’t really know that many people! Put it on Catholic forums! We need numbers. We need faith in Mary Most Holy. We must go to Mary.

    Prayer to the Queen of Heaven

    August Queen of heaven, Sovereign Mistress of the Angels, who didst receive from the beginning the mission and the power to crush the serpent’s head, we beseech Thee to send thy holy Angels, that under Thy command and by Thy power they may pursue the evil spirits, encounter them on every side, resist their bold attacks, and drive them hence into the abyss of woe.

    Most holy Mother, send Thy Angels to defend us and to drive the cruel enemy from us.

    All ye holy Angels and Archangels, help and defend us. Amen.

    O good and tender Mother! Thou shalt ever be our Love and our Hope.

    Holy Angels and Archangels, keep and defend us. Amen.

  2. Leticia Velasquez Says:

    I have posted begging for prayers to Our Lady of Victory and will be attending a vigil before the election at the Friary of Our Lady of Gudalupe.

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