Novenas

Novena for Marriage Problems

The Novena for Marriage Problems is a sacred prayer journey designed to unite two souls in love, trust, and mutual respect. However, even the strongest marriages can face challenges and periods of difficulty. In our fallen world, troubled marriages can …

The Novena for Marriage Problems is a sacred prayer journey designed to unite two souls in love, trust, and mutual respect. However, even the strongest marriages can face challenges and periods of difficulty.

In our fallen world, troubled marriages can arise from communication issues, financial struggles, or personal differences, straining the relationship and testing the commitment of both partners. During such times, turning to faith and marriage prayers can provide solace, guidance, and a renewed sense of hope.

This powerful nine-day prayer journey seeks divine intervention and support in mending and strengthening marital relationships. Rooted in the rich tradition of the Catholic faith, the Novena for Marriage Problems calls upon the intercession of Mother Mary and the grace of God to bring peace, healing, understanding, and joy to troubled marriages.

In this article, we will explore the significance of the Novena for Marriage Problems, its structure, and how couples can incorporate it into their daily lives. Whether you are facing a specific issue or simply seeking to deepen your marital bond, this novena offers a spiritual path toward resolution and renewal. Join us as we embark on this prayerful journey and discover the profound impact that faith can have on your marriage, helping you find joy and bring peace to your relationship.

Day 1 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 2 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 3 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 4 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 5 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 6 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 7 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 8 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

Day 9 – Novena for Marriage Problems

St. Rita, you know the troubles of a difficult marriage: for years you suffered from the violent outbursts of your husband, and yet you remained faithful, patient, and kind.

O St. Rita, you prayed for your husband, and he repented, he returned to the path of righteousness, and he committed to his role as a good spouse and good father.

St. Rita, watch over the couples who are facing hardships. Obtain for them the strength and courage to live together in peace, love and fidelity.

St. Rita, patroness of desperate cases, of impossible causes, I trust in your powerful intercession to the Lord.

Obtain for me to trust and to hope in the Kingdom of God, and the grace of reconciliation for my couple in difficulty.

St. Rita, pray for us.

Amen.

St. Jude Prayer for Lost Causes

St. Jude, the patron of lost causes, can be a perfect patron for those troubled marriages. He’s always able to find what’s lost and restore it to the owner – and our marriages are no exception.

St. Jude, I call upon you to intercede with God for me and to help me in my relationship. Help us come together so we can reconnect and reignite our love and understanding for each other. Help us listen and speak from the heart so we can communicate with compassion. Teach us how to love ourselves so we can easily love one another. You know exactly what we need to deepen our love for each other and I welcome the miracles you will manifest for me. Thank you St. Jude, I will honor God in your name, and cause you to be loved and invoked for your incredible power to mend hopeless cases.

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us.

St Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us.

St Jude, helper of Hopeless cases, Pray for me and hear my prayer to save my marriage.

Other Prayers for a Troubled Marriage

In addition to the Novena for Marriage Problems, there are several other powerful prayers that couples can turn to in times of marital difficulty. One such prayer is the Mary Undoer of Knots Novena, which can be especially helpful for those seeking divine intervention to untangle the complex issues and challenges within their marriage.

The Mary Undoer of Knots Novena is a deeply meaningful prayer that calls upon the intercession of the Blessed Mother to help untie the “knots” in our lives—those persistent problems and struggles that seem impossible to resolve. For a troubled marriage, these knots might include misunderstandings, hurt feelings, or long-standing conflicts. By praying this novena, couples can invite Mary into their relationship to bring her grace and wisdom to these difficult situations.

Alternative Novena for Marriage Problems

Alternative Novena for Marriage Problems

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. 

Amen.

Dear Lord, we thank You and praise You for giving us the sacrament of marriage. We ask You to pour the grace of reconciliation into all troubled marriages.

There are many reasons that marriages can become troubled in our modern society. Sometimes, married couples even try to end their relationship through civil divorce. We know through the teachings of Your Church that the sacramental marriage bond You created cannot be ended through a civil law. But You can bring reconciliation into even such dire cases.

Please help all marriages that are in need of reconciliation, and we particularly ask today that You pour out the grace of reconciliation for the marriages of all civilly divorced couples.

Help us to always submit all aspects of our lives to You. Give us the grace to love You above all else.

And we especially ask in this novena for

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Lord, hear our prayers.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. 

Amen.