Wednesday, September 13—Join us for a special talk and a candlelight procession along Milwaukee Avenue to Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church (1118 N Noble) commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the September apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in 1917.
Info in Polish: Msza Św. Fatimska i Procesja Światła
During the 3/4 of-a-mile procession to Holy Trinity Church we will pray the Rosary in both English and Polish, praying for peace and conversion in our city.
In September, Our Lady told the children to continue to pray the Rosary. Fr. Anthony Lajato, OFM Conv. will speak to us about the September apparition. «What's the big deal with the Rosary? How can you gain personal growth & peace.»
Confessions will be offered beginning at 7 pm.
7:30 p.m. — Mass begins (Tridentine Low Mass)
7:50 p.m. — Sermon by Fr. Anthony Lajato, OFM Conv.
8:20 p.m. — Mass Continues
8:40 p.m. — Procession departs from St. John Cantius Church
8:45 p.m. — Rosary led by Fr. Andrzej Totzke, Pastor of Holy Trinity Church
9:05 p.m. — Procession crosses Kennedy Expwy on Milwaukee Ave
9:15 p.m. — Procession arrives at Holy Trinity Church
9:20 p.m. — Concluding Benediction at Holy Trinity Church
Free parking on city streets near Saint John Cantius Church will be available. The church is also easily accesible by bus and the CTA (Blue Line: 'Chicago' stop).
Limited trolleys will run after the event to bring people back to St. John Cantius Parish.
Candles and other materials will be provided free of charge for the procession. Commemorative Fatima Centennial handkerchiefs will also be available for a small donation.
Discover and live the life of Fatima! The September 13th event is the 5th of a six-part series of presentations from May to October 2017 commemorating the apparitions.
The events are sponsored by the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA and Relevant Radio.
Pope Francis has granted to the faithful a special Plenary Indulgence for taking part in the Centennial Celebrations on the 13th of each month.
This year as we observe the 100th Anniversary of such a significant moment in history, we welcome all, Catholic and non-Catholic alike to come and experience the meaning of the message of Fatima.