March for Mary
Saturday - October 7, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Honoring Our Lady of Fatima during her Centenary
for peace and as an act of reparation
From St. Joseph Church
(107 S. Richard Pryor Place, Peoria, IL)
To St. Mary’s Cathedral
(607 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL)
1:00 Adoration and Devotions
2:30 March to the Cathedral
4:00 Solemn Pontifical Mass
Participants are encouraged to carpool and park at the Spalding Pastoral Center, 419 NE Madison Avenue. Shuttle buses will pick them up and take them to St. Joseph Church, the starting point for this first-time event.
Buses will board passengers at the ST. JOSEPH ENTRANCE of the pastoral center, which faces Monroe Street. The shuttles will run between noon and 2:00 pm.
In addition to Eucharistic adoration, the day includes a meditation given by Mother Adela Galindo, foundress of the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and the sacrament of reconciliation at St. Joseph Church.
Confessions and the meditation, as well as the rosary prayed during the march, will be in English and Spanish.
The procession to St. Mary’s Cathedral, led by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, and a statue of Our Lady of Fatima, will begin at 2:30 p.m. A bus will be provided for those who are unable to walk.
The event will conclude with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Jenky at 4:00 p.m.
Please submit information below to register groups of individuals or contact Suzie Meismer at 309-966-0385.