Friday, May 6, 2016

Archbishop Listecki to Lead Milwaukee's Largest May Crowning with Roses for Our Lady

Archbishop Listecki to Lead Milwaukee's Largest May Crowning with Roses for Our Lady
By: John Paul Bender
May 1st 2016
Milwaukee, WI- Roses for Our Lady, a lay Catholic organization in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, will host Milwaukee’s largest May Crowning and Outdoor Eucharistic Rosary Procession on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Marian Shrine,141 N. 68th St., Milwaukee (located on 68th and Stevenson streets). This will be the organization’s 36th annual May Crowning celebration and will be presided over by the Most Reverend Jerome E. Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee.
The May Crowning includes exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a traditional May Crowning of Our Lady's statue by first communicants Jillian D.  from St. Francis Xavier Parish, in Brighton, and Paul B. from St. Anne Parish in Pleasant Prairie (the winners of the organization’s May Crowning contest). Also included will be a Eucharistic procession through the streets reciting the rosary, a reflection by Archbishop Listecki, 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 Archbishop Listecki.
In case of rain, the event will be held indoors at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church, 201 North 76th Street, Milwaukee.

For additional information please contact:

John Paul Bender, Secretary & Social Media Manager

Roses for Our Lady