Pilgrimages to Monte Cassino Shrine scheduled for Sundays in October

The St. Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for Sundays in October.

The pilgrimages will feature a weekly speaker. Each service begins at 2 p.m. central time with an opening hymn and a short sermon followed by a rosary procession, according to a press release from St. Meinrad. The service ends with the litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.

The speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

Oct. 6 — Benedictine Father Sean Hoppe will speak.

Oct. 14 — Benedictine Brother Nathaniel Szidik will present “Mary: Living the Divine Now.”

Oct. 21 — Benedictine Brother Kolbe Wolniakowski will present “Mary, Our Faithful Mother.”

Oct. 28 — Benedictine Archabbot Kurt Stasiak will present “Mary: One Who Trusted in the Lord.”

The Monte Cassino Shrine is located one mile east of the archabbey on State Highway 62 in St. Meinrad, Ind. 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.

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