Roses for Our Lady To Host Milwaukee’s Largest May Crowning Event On Mother’s Day
By: John Paul Bender
April 19, 2015
Milwaukee, WI - Roses for Our Lady, a lay Catholic organization in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced today that they will be hosting Milwaukee’s largest May Crowning and Outdoor Eucharistic Rosary Procession on Sunday, May 10th beginning at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, at the Archdiocesan Marian Shrine located on 68th and Stevenson streets in Milwaukee. This will be the organization’s 35th annual May Crowning celebration and will be presided over by Fr. Timothy Kitzke, co-pastor of Three Holy Women parish on Milwaukee’s East Side with assistance from Fr. James Kubicki, SJ and Fr. Paul Schneider, OFM Conv.
The May Crowning includes exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a traditional May Crowning of Our Lady's statue by First Communicants Anna O'Brien from St. John Vianney Parish, and Billy Larson from Tri-Parish Dodge County, the winners of the organization’s May Crowning contest, a Eucharistic procession with rosary, hymns sung by Milwaukee’s own Andress Sisters, a reflection by Fr. Timothy Kitzke, Roses for Our Lady's spiritual advisor, and Benediction.
All are welcome to attend. This is an outdoor event-please bring a lawn chair to sit on.
First Communicants are invited to wear their First Holy Communion attire. Each First Communicant in attendance will receive a blessed rosary from Fr. Kitzke.
In case of rain, the event will be held indoors at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church, 5424 W. Bluemound Rd.
Anne Bender, President
Blessings to you,
John Paul Bender, Secretary
Roses for Our Lady