When praying a Novena connected to a specific holiday (i.e. Christmas, etc.), should the last day of the Novena coincide with the day of the holiday (i.e. the 9th day of the Christmas Novena is prayed on Dec. 25th, Christmas Day) or should it coincide with the day before the actual holiday occurs (i.e. Dec. 24th, Christmas Eve)?
The last day of the novena should be the day before the holiday.