Blogger R.J. Grigaitis, O.F.S. has begun a novena today for his wife Jennifer, who is seriously ill. Russell has a special devotion to Blessed John Duns Scotus, a Franciscan theologian who was born a few years before the death of St. Thomas Aquinas and died on November 8, 1308. Russell asks that you join with him in a novena to Blessed John from October 4-12 for Jennifer’s healing.
Here is the link to Grigaitis’ blog, which explains the story.
And here is the link to the novena, day by day.
Triduum to Implore Graces from Blessed John Duns Scotus
O Blessed John, who in the brief span of your life, Gave us the most amazing example of angelic innocence and of seraphic love for the Immaculate, have pity on me as, by virtue of your merits and through your intercession, I implore from Heaven the grace of which I am so much in need….