Three area churches to hold prayer vigils - Catholic Courier

Three area churches to hold prayer vigils

Prayer vigils on the third anniversary of the United States’ invasion of Iraq have been scheduled in Tioga, Chemung and Schuyler counties.

A vigil will take place March 19-20 at St. Patrick’s Church, 300 Main St., Owego. It will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday and run continuously until 6 a.m. Monday. A short prayer or service will begin each hour, followed by 40 to 45 minutes of silent prayer and reflection.

A prayer vigil for world peace will be offered March 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 304 Demarest Parkway, Elmira. The vigil will begin with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after the 10:30 a.m. liturgy and conclude with Benediction.

Also, a prayer vigil will be held March 19-20 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at St. Mary of the Lake Church, corner of Ninth and Decatur streets, Watkins Glen.

All are welcome at these events.

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