Our Lady of Fatima Church (2319 Johnston Street, Lafayette 70503) will host the United Nations International World Apostolate of Fatima Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, in commemoration of the Feast Day of Blesseds Jacinta and Francisco Marto on February 20.
The statue will arrive at Our Lady of Fatima Church on February 18 and depart on February 22. The schedule of planned events is as follows:
Thursday, February 18, 2016
5:00 PM: Holy Rosary
5:30 PM: Holy Mass (with brief presentation following Mass, concluding with blessing/veneration of Precious Relics
Friday, February 19, 2016
6:15AM: Holy Mass
8:15 AM: School Mass followed by SCHOOL VISITS throughout the day via
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: VISITS (personal prayer)
5:30 PM: Holy Rosary followed by presentation (Mrs. Judy Studer), concluding with blessing /veneration of Precious Relics
Saturday, February 20, 2016 (Morning of Reflection)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Holy Hour/Exposition/Benediction – Music and Meditations (Fr. Russo)
9:00 AM -9:30 AM: Coffee and Doughnuts in Knight Hall
9:30 AM: Presentation in Church (Mrs. Judy Studer)
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: BREAK
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Presentation in Church (Mrs. Joan Alix)
11:00 AM: Discussion/Questions – concluding with blessing/veneration of Precious Relics
(Thereafter personal visits with recitation of the Rosary every hour on the hour up until the 4:00 PM Vigil Mass; a brief presentation will follow the Mass.)
Sunday, February 21st:
Holy Mass Schedule (9:00 AM, 11:000 AM, and 5:00 PM) with Rosary preceding each Mass.
A brief presentation will follow each Mass, with veneration of the Precious Relics after the 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM Masses.
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:15 AM: Holy Mass, followed by departure.
*Petitions can be placed in front of the PILGRIM STATUE which will, in turn, be brought to the apparition spot at the Shrine in Fatima, Portugal.