Local observances of Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace

During his Angelus last Sunday, Pope Francis called for a Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria, the Middle East and the World to be held on September 7, 2013, the vigil of the birth of Mary, Queen of Peace. Below are details of local observances of the day. To add to the list, email klong@syrdio.org.

Assumption Church
812 North Salina St., Syracuse
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Rosary and silent prayer. Confessions will also be heard.

Christ Our Light Church
23 Niagara St., Pulaski
Prayers will be offered at all weekend liturgies.

Holy Family Church
124 Chapel Dr., Syracuse
8 a.m.: Mass, followed by recitation of the Rosary.

Pope John XXIII Church
8290 Soule Rd., Liverpool
Parishioners will be invited to fast and pray on Sunday, Sept. 8.

St. Charles-St. Ann Church
4 p.m.: Mass at St. Charles, 417 South Orchard Rd., Syracuse
5 p.m.: Walk and Prayer for Peace – Procession to St. Ann’s, 4461 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse (Van transport back to St. Charles will be available)
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
9 p.m.: Benediction

St. Lucy’s Church
432 Gifford St., Syracuse
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Prayer for Peace

St. Mary of the Assumption
37 Fayette St., Binghamton
8 a.m.: Mass, followed by Adoration and prayers (until 3 p.m.)
2:45 p.m.: Benediction
3 p.m.: Recitation of the Divine Mercy chaplet. Confessions will also be heard.

St. Stephen’s Church
469 Main St., Phoenix
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament



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