Thursday, April 26, 2012

Defend the sanctity of marriage at the 65th Annual Archdiocesan Family Rosary Procession

Archbishop Nienstedt will not be able to participate
in the Rosary Procession due to a previous commitment.
Taking the archbishop’s place will be Auxiliary Bishop Most Rev. Lee PichĂ©.

Join the Minnesota Catholic Conference in a Rosary Procession for Marriage
Defend the sanctity of marriage at the 65th Annual Archdiocesan Family Rosary Procession (PDF flier)
“As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.”
—Blessed John Paul II
May Rosary Procession

On May 6, join Archbishop Nienstedt, priests, and faithful from around the Archdiocese and the state of Minnesota at 2:00 p.m. for a rosary procession from the State Capitol to the Cathedral of St. Paul.
What: Archdiocesan Family Rosary ProcessionWhen: Sunday, May 6—gather at 1:30 p.m. at State Capitol, procession begins at 2:00 p.m.Where: Minnesota State CapitolAddress: 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul MN 55155 (Map)
This year’s Family Rosary Procession is being offered for the grace and courage to defend marriage as between one man and one woman in a lifelong, exclusive relationship of loving trust, compassion, and generosity, open to the conception of children.
Inside the Cathedral, we will offer prayers for marriage and the family, and will close with Adoration and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Special guest Fr. James Kelleher, SOLT of the Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade ( will be in attendance.
Come give public witness to our Catholic faith during the month of May, dedicated to our Blessed Mother. Assemble at the Capitol at 1:30 p.m.; the procession begins at 2:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Rosary Processions are sponsored by the Office of Worship for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in collaboration with the Family Rosary Processions Association (
For more information, please see the PDF flier above.

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