100th ANNIVERSARY OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA

OCTOBER 7-13, 2017

INTENSE 7-DAYS of Around-the-Clock 

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION & HOURLY ROSARY

Children’s Eucharistic Hours and Processions

Special Masses for Youth, Family Healing, Consecrated Life

Catholic School Participation

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

IN RESPONSE TO OUR LADY OF FATIMA’S CALL TO

CONVERSION, CONSECRATION AND PRAYER

What is a Rosary Congress? See our History Page.

Why do a Rosary Congress? See our page on the Spirit of a Rosary Congress.

Where are Rosary Congresses being done? Right now 3 Rosary Congresses are being planned in the Diocese of Steubenville, 6 in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1 in the Greater New Orleans Area, 1 in Washington, NJ, 1 in the Diocese of Cheyenne, WY, and others are in the beginning stages in Pennsylvania, Alaska and Connecticut as well.

Diocesan Rosary Congresses – 3 ways to do them:

1- Easiest Way

October 7 – Hold Opening Mass at the last vigil Mass of the day, followed by Eucharistic Procession (optional), followed by Eucharistic Adoration and hourly recitation of the Rosary for the entire week EXCEPT during Masses.

* In Fatima, Portugal, the World Apostolate of Fatima will be hosting a ceremony, Children’s adoration and Procession to open this historic week of Eucharistic Adoration and Perpetual Rosary to honor Our Lady of Fatima and televised by EWTN.

October 13 – Closing Evening Mass followed by Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Marian Procession (Procession optional).

* Children of the Eucharist will be hosting a worldwide Children’s  Holy Hour of adoration at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. to close this historic week of Eucharistic Adoration and Perpetual Rosary. This will be televised by EWTN.

2- Most Complete Way

October 7 – Opening Mass at the last vigil Mass of the day, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration and hourly recitation of the Rosary for the entire week EXCEPT during Masses.

October 8 – Special Evening Mass (if there is no regular evening Mass scheduled) OR Special Evening Conference on Our Lady of Fatima’s message. Continue Perpetual Adoration and hourly Rosary.

October 9-13 – Confession for one hour after morning Mass and one hour before evening Mass. Special Evening Mass at 7pm followed by Adoration and hourly Rosary.

October 13 – Closing Mass, Procession, and Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

3 – A New Way

Each 24-hour period should be held at a different parish in the Diocese.

October 7 – At first parish, 7pm Evening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the church can participate) until 6pm October 8. Closing Mass at 6pm (This day will vary because it is Sunday).

October 8 – At second parish, 7pm Opening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration, and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the Church can participate) until 6pm October 9. Closing Mass at 6pm. 

October 9 – At third parish, 7pm Opening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration, and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the Church can participate) until 6pm October 10. Closing Mass at 6pm. 

October 10 – At fourth parish, 7pm Opening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration, and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the Church can participate) until 6pm October 11. Closing Mass at 6pm. 

October 11 – At fifth parish, 7pm Opening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration, and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the Church can participate) until 6pm October 12. Closing Mass at 6pm. 

October 12 – At sixth parish, 7pm Opening Mass, followed by Eucharistic Procession, followed by Adoration, and hourly Rosary (prayed out loud so all in the Church can participate) until 7pm October 13.

October 13 – 7pm Closing Mass with Consecration of the families to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, followed by Marian Procession.

 

For complete instructions on how to do your own Rosary Congress, go to the Start Your Own section of this website.