Fatima procession slated for 19th Ward - Catholic Courier

Fatima procession slated for 19th Ward

The Portuguese Committee of the Roman Catholic Community of the 19th Ward, Rochester, will host a procession in honor of Our Lady of Fatima on Sunday, May 8.

The procession commemorates the appearances of Mary to three shepherd children in 1917 near the town of Fatima, Portugal.

The celebration will begin with a multicultural Mass at 9:15 a.m. at St Monica Church, 831 Genesee St. Following the Mass, a procession will make its way through the 19th Ward, arriving about an hour later at St. Augustine Church, 390 Chili Ave., where Benediction and a reception will be held.

The event is free and open to the public. For information, call Joaquim Flores at 585/328-4527 or Heide Parre{n-tilde}o at 585/235-3322, ext. 414.

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