Scapular Novena to Our Lady of Mt Carmel
Novena: 7th - 15th July
Feast Day: 16th July
Day 1: 7th July
Flower of Carmel, blossoming vine, splendor of heaven, most special virgin and
humble mother who gave birth to the Son of God, still ever remaining a
look with favour on us in our need. O Star of the Sea.
Day 2: 8th July
Most Holy Mary, Our Mother, in your great
love for us you gave us the holy Scapular
of Mount Carmel in response to the
prayers of your Carmelite Children. Help us now to
wear it faithfully and with
devotion. May it be a sign to us of our love for your Son, Jesus.
Day 3: 9th July
O Mary, chosen daughter of the Father, you
gave us the Scapular as an outward sign
by which we might be known as your
faithful children. May we always wear it with honour
by avoiding sin and
imitating your virtues. Help us to be faithful to this desire of ours.
Day 4: 10th July
O Mary, joy of the new Israel, when
you gave us the Scapular as our habit, you called us to be not only servants,
but also your own children. We ask you to gain for us from your Son the grace
to live as your children in joy, peace and love.
Day 5: 11th July
O Mother of Fair Love, through your
goodness we are called, as your children to live in the spirit of Carmel. Help us to live
in charity with one another, prayerful as Elijah of old and mindful of our call
to minister to God’s people.
Day 6: 12th July
O Mother most Amiable, with loving care you
covered us with your Scapular as a shield
of defence against the Evil One.
Through your assistance may we bravely struggle and
overcome the powers of
evil, always open to your Son Jesus Christ.
Day 7: 13th July
O Mary, Help of Christians, you assured us
that wearing your Scapular worthily would keep
us safe from harm. Protect us in
both body and soul with your continual aid. May all that
we do be pleasing to
your Son and to you.
Day 8: 14th July
O Mother of Mercy, you give us hope that through
your Scapular promise we might enjoy
your special protection in the daily
struggle to be faithful to your Son and to you. Be our
comfort and our hope.
Grant that we may speedily enjoy after death the blessed company
of Jesus and
Day 9: 15th July
O Most Holy Mother of Mount
Carmel, you have given assurance of your Motherly love and
After the prayer for each day
continue as follows:
those faithful to you and to your Son. We glory in wearing your holy Scapular
makes us members of your family of Carmel,
through which we shall have your powerful
protection in life, at death and even
Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory
to Our Lady of Mount Carmel
blessed and immaculate Virgin, ornament and splendour of Carmel, you
regard with an eye of special kindness those who wear your blessed habit. Look
down benignly upon me and cover me with the mantle of your special protection.
Strengthen my weakness with your power; enlighten the darkness of my mind with your
in me faith, hope and charity; adorn my soul with such graces and
blessing as will ever be pleasing to your divine Son and to you. Assist me in life and console
me in death with your most amiable presence and present me to the most august Trinity as
your devoted servant and child that I may eternally bless and praise you in heaven.
Our Lady of
Mount Carmel, pray for us.