Please join us daily in praying this Novena of Thanksgiving for Bishop Frederick F. Campbell.

Novena will run on air and in social media February 26, 2019 through March 6, 2019 (Ash Wednesday)


O Lord, our hearts are filled with deep gratitude for Bishop Campbell’s…

Day 1 (2-26):  14 years of faithful service as shepherd to the Columbus Diocese.

Day 2 (2-27):  Dedication and perseverance in zealously teaching the faith.

Day 3 (2-28):  Prayers and teaching to our lay faithful in the many parishes throughout the Diocese of Columbus. 

Day 4 (3-1):  Dedication and support of radio evangelization on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio.  

Day 5 (3-2):  Sacrifice in personally confirming over 50,000 youth men and women in the Diocese of Columbus. 

Day 6 (3-3):  Wise teaching, insight, and love of Christ that he has shared with the grade school and high school students of the Diocese of Columbus.  

Day 7 (3-4):  Prayer-centered leadership and docility to the Holy Spirit as he discerned Your will for the Diocese of Columbus.   

Day 8 (3-5):  Courage and prudence in following God’s will even when it was difficult or unpopular.  

Day 9 (3-6):  Support of vocations and devoted guidance to our priests, deacons, religious, and seminarians. 

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, we thank you for Bishop Campbell’s faithful teaching, loving guidance, and personal sacrifices for the Diocese of Columbus.

O most Sacred Heart of Jesus, burning furnace of divine love, we ask that you inspire us to show our appreciation to Bishop Campbell.  Let him experience the love of God through our prayers, sincere notes of gratitude, and above all else, our witness to a holy life.

O Holy Heart of Jesus, we offer you this Novena Prayer of Thanksgiving, through the merits of your Sacred Heart, for the intentions of Bishop Fredrick F. Campbell.