Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in May

Monday, April 2, 2018

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 service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

            May 6 – Br. Lorenzo Peñalosa, OSB
            “Purifying Our Memories with Mary, Mother of Hope”

            May 13 – Fr. Meinrad Brune, OSB
            “Mary Helps Us to Experience the Mercy of God”

            May 20 – Fr. Christian Raab, OSB
            “Mary, Mother of the Church”

            May 27 – Br. Simon Herrmann, OSB
            “Lessons in Hospitality: Mary and St. Meinrad”

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.