Ursuline Sisters plan day of prayer for peace Sept. 11

image001In response to continued violence and injustice around the world, the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville are inviting the community to join them in praying for peace at the Motherhouse Chapel, 3105 Lexington Road, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 11.

“We extend the invitation for prayer to those of any faith based on the fact that we believe all people want peace and all people want justice,” said Ursuline Sister Paula Kleine-Kracht in a press release. She is co-chair of the Social Concerns Committee of the Ursuline Sisters and Associates which is co-sponsoring the event with the Angela Merici Center for Spirituality.

The event also will be a time to pray for those who died or were touched by events on Sept. 11, 2001.

Silent prayer will be from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. And silent prayer will resume from noon to 2 p.m.

Ursuline Sister Anthony Wargel will lead the rosary from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. It will be followed by silent prayer until 4 p.m.

From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.,  there will be a silent Holy Hour with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

Parking will be available in designated areas on the Ursuline Campus. For more information, contact Maria May at 896-3999.

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