A bit late, but one can say this novena at any time, and I just finished one today.
St. Ann is a personal patron. Pray to her. She is the patroness of carpenters; childless
people; equestrians; grandparents; homemakers; housewives; lacemakers; lost articles;
Fasnia; Mainar; Detroit; miners; mothers; moving house; old-clothes dealers; poverty; pregnancy;
seamstresses; stablemen; sterility.