Fatima statue will be visiting local parishes

The traveling statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be present for liturgies in several Louisville-area parishes Sept. 10 to 15.

  • On Sept. 10, a liturgy will be celebrated at St. Bartholomew Church, 2040 Buechel Bank Road, beginning with rosary at 6:30 p.m. and Mass with Father Peter Do at 7 p.m., followed by a 7:30 p.m. veneration of the first class relics of Blesseds Jacinta and Francisco and “the Holm-Oak tree on which Our Lady appeared,” according to information provided by the parish.
    A presentation will be given by Judy Studer at 7:40 p.m.
  • On Sept. 13, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will celebrate Mass at 8:15 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 3521 Goldsmith Lane, with students from John Paul II Academy and others who wish to attend. Mass will be followed by veneration at 9:15 a.m. and a talk by Studer at 9:25 a.m.
    Eucharistic adoration will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. followed by Benediction at 7 p.m., veneration at 7:30 p.m. and a talk by Studer at 7:40 p.m.
  • On Sept. 14, St. Bartholomew Church will again host the statue for rosary at 3 p.m., Mass at 4 p.m., veneration at 5 p.m., Spanish Mass at 6 p.m. and veneration at 7 p.m.
  • On Sept. 15, the statue will be hosted by St. Ignatius Martyr Church, 1816 Rangeland Road, with veneration beginning at 9 a.m. and Mass at 9:30 a.m.
    It will return to St. Bartholomew later that morning for Mass at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. veneration.

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