March 25, 2018 is the Feast of the Annunciation, when the Blessed Mother
consented to God’s invitation ‐ delivered by the Angel Gabriel ‐ to become the Mother of
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, our parish begins its 26th annual “Spiritual Adoption”
Nine‐Month Prayer Novena in which St. Joseph parishioners pledge to “spiritually adopt” an
unknown child who is newly conceived and in danger of abortion. Each parishioner promises
to pray daily at home for the safety of his/her “spiritually‐adopted” baby ‐ as well as for
his/her mother and father ‐ for 9 months until Christmas. During these nine months, there
will be reports in the bulletin chronicling the development of our adopted unborn babies. At
Christmastime, the novena will conclude with a parish Baby Shower.

Can you spend a few minutes at home in daily
To be part of St. Joseph’s “Spiritual Adoption” Prayer Novena :
Simply recite the prayers attached daily (or any prayers of your choosing).
From March 25 (The Annunciation) to December 25 (Christmas)
Every 20 seconds, of every hour, of every day an unborn baby dies by abortion. Our prayers can save babies’ lives.
prayer for babies who are in danger of abortion?

“Spiritual Adoption” Prayer Novena Starts Today!