NEW Events at the Marian Shrine

We Salesians at the Marian Shrine in Stony Point, NY, are moving forward in being proactive and organizing events that center on our common core – youth and devotion to Mary – especially the Help of Christians. We present the following new opportunities to you in order that you may keep us in your prayers and if you are in the NY/NJ area it would be great if you could participate especially in bringing groups of young people in your apostolate to these spiritual opportunities. October 9th: Our Lady of Fatima Statue will visit the Marian Shrine. Eucharistic Adoration begins at 1:30 pm at our Mary, Help of Christians Outdoor Altar Procession with the Blessed Sacrament to Our Lady of the Rosary Statue Recitation of the Holy Rosary. Our desire is to make sure that young people are an important part of this event since we are Salesians. October 23rd: Rise Up! Lowly but Chosen – Mini-conference for youth and young adults (14-22) from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. We will have this event in our Youth Center Gym – a live band, testimonies, and motivational speakers, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and the opportunity for Confession. This event is $20.00 per person....

Pope Francis Concludes Rosary Marathon for an End to the Pandemic 2021

Pope concludes Month of Prayer with Rosary in Vatican Gardens Pope Francis leads the Holy Rosary in the Vatican Gardens at the conclusion of the “Marathon of Prayer” for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resumption of work and social activities. By Christopher Wells Pope Francis was joined by first communicants and young people who have recently been confirmed, as well as by newlyweds and expecting couples, scouts, families, and religious, as he prayed the concluding Rosary for the month-long Marathon of Prayer. Month of Prayer At the end of April, Pope Francis asked all Catholics throughout the world to pray throughout the month of May – traditionally dedicated to devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary – for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic and for a resumption of everyday work and social activities. Each day of the month, a different Marian shrine led the faithful in a Rosary that was broadcast around the world. Pope Francis himself kicked off the Month of Prayer by leading the Rosary from St Peter’s Basilica on 1 May, praying before the image of the Madonna del Soccorso (Our Lady of Help). On Monday, 31 May, the Holy Father chose the Vatican Gardens...

Pope to conclude Marathon of Prayer with Rosary in Vatican Gardens – Vatican News

Pope Francis will lead the faithful in the prayer of the Rosary on Monday, 31 May, at the conclusion of the month-long Marathon of Prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. By Christopher Wells Pope Francis will lead the faithful in praying the Rosary on the last day of May, concluding a month-long Marathon of Prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resumption of social and work-related activities throughout the world. Mary, Untier of Knots For the final night of prayer, Pope Francis asked that an image of Our Lady Untier of Knots be set up in the Vatican Gardens, which will serve as an open-air shrine for the occasion. The Holy Father has always had a strong devotion toward the image, which comes originally from Augsburg, Germany. The 18th century painting shows the Blessed Virgin Mary untying knots in a white ribbon held by two angels, surrounded by biblical scenes expressive of hope, mercy, and victory over evil. The current Bishop of Augsburg, Bertram Johannes Meier, is bringing a copy of the original image to Rome for next Monday’s event, which will then be given to Pope Francis. Bishop Meier will lead a Solemn Procession...

ROSARY, MAY 13, 2021, FEAST OF ST. MARY MAZZARELLO: LINK FOR TONIGHT

BLESSINGS TO ALL ON THIS GREAT SALESIAN FEAST! JOIN US IN PRAYING THE SPECIAL ROSARY TONIGHT AS SALESIAN FAMILY Family RosaryTime: May 13, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us04web.zoom.us/j/76980302076?pwd=c2djSzdyZGNRdzdlZGt2cTRkVmZKQT09Meeting ID: 769 8030 2076Passcode:...

Pope opens Marathon of Prayer with Rosary in Vatican Basilica – Vatican News

Pope opens Marathon of Prayer with Rosary in Vatican Basilica The Rosary, led from a different Marian Sanctuary each day during May, will be broadcast by Vatican Media, beginning at 6 pm Rome time. You can follow along with the daily broadcast on our Vatican News web portal, our Facebook and YouTube channels, or via radio or television transmissions by our partner organizations throughout the world. Pope Francis inaugurates the Marathon of Prayer for an end to the pandemic on Saturday by leading the faithful in the Holy Rosary from St Peter’s Basilica. By Vatican News staff reporter   Pope Francis led the faithful in the recitation of the Holy Rosary on Saturday to inaugurate a “Marathon of Prayer” for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a press release announcing the initiative, the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization explains that “in response to the Holy Father’s heartfelt wish, the month of May will be dedicated to a ‘marathon’ of prayer, to ask for the end of the pandemic, which has afflicted the world for more than a year now, and to ask for the resumption of social and work activities”. For a wounded world...