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Novena for protection in a time of coronavirus

20 March 2020

The good folk over at have launched a novena today for protection from the coronavirus, invoking the intercession of

  1. The Fourteen Holy Helpers, those who lived during the time of the plague.
  2. St. Anthony the Great, patron of those affected by infectious diseases.
  3. St. Edmund, patron for victims of pandemics.
  4. St. Damien of Molokai, who put himself at risk to minister to lepers.
  5. St. Rocco, who is venerated for his prayers for those suffering from infectious diseases.
  6. St. Joseph, patron of the dying.
  7. St. Jude and St. Rita, patrons of impossible causes.
  8. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, who founded hospitals dedicated to caring for the sick.
  9. Mary, Undoer of Knots.

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