In preparation of the upcoming Rosary Coast to Coast, being held on October 7th at 4 p.m. (Eastern) throughout our Country, there will be a 54 Day Rosary Novena beginning August 15th through October 7th. For more information visit the Novena for our Nation Website.
On March 3, 1884, a young girl named Fortuna Agrelli was graced with an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary and given this special devotion, which she passed onto others.
Whoever desire to obtain favors from Me should make three novenas of the prayers of the Rosary, and three novenas in thanksgiving - Promise of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
The novena consists of five decades of the Rosary each day for twenty-seven days in petition; then immediately five decades each day for an additional twenty-seven days in thanksgiving, regardless of whether or not the request has been granted yet. (This novena was given by Our Lady as noted above in 1884 and only allows for the Joyful (Monday and Thursday), Sorrowful (Tuesday and Friday), and Glorious Mysteries (Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday).