Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in May

March 28, 2016

Saint Meinrad Archabbey's pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.

The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The serviceends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

            May 1 - Novice Joshua Leeuw, OSB
            "Mary, Mirror of Charity"

            May 8 - Br. Peduru Fonseka, OSB
            "Mary, Spouse of the Holy Spirit"

            May 15 - Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB
            "Following Mary: The Marian Way for Everyone"

            May 22 - Fr. Barnabas Gillespie, OSB
            "Mary's Nurturing Love for Us"

            May 29 - Br. Maurus Zoeller, OSB
            "Marian Shrines and Pilgrimages"

Services begin at 2 p.m. Central time. The public is invited. Monte Cassino Shrine is located one mile east of the Archabbey on State Highway 62 in St. Meinrad,IN.

For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at (812) 357-6501 or call (812) 357-6611 on the day of the event.