All Day Prayer for Peace with All Day Confession
Thursday, October 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Church
Lasting peace begins with conversion of heart fueled by prayer. During this 100th anniversary of the message of Our Lady of Fatima, please set aside some time on Thursday, October 12 to pray for peace with the community at St. Francis. Come pray for peace in your family, work, and in our world. Come experience the Lord’s peace in your own heart through prayer and the sacrament of Reconciliation.
On Thursday, October 12, Holy Mass is celebrated at 9:15 a.m. in Church and is followed by all day prayer and confession available until 10 p.m. Different prayers, songs, and meditations will be led every hour before the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist.
From May 13 to October 13, 1917, during a century devastated by war, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three children in Fatima, Portugal. According to the memoirs of Lucia Santos, one of the visionaries, the description of the Virgin’s tunic resembles the star of Esther, a reference to the biblical book of Esther, the Jewish queen who save her people from annihilation. Our century with the threats of war and heated conflicts and violence in our time call for solutions of peace. Come and commit yourself to prayer for peace during this time of God’s mercy.
Questions: Call us at 734-821-2100.