Public Rosary in the Square crusades sponsored by members of a national Catholic organization known as America Needs Fatima (americaneedsfatima.org/), will include about 20,000 public Rosary rallies across the United States, with an estimated 1 million people praying for our nation, peace, conversions, family and God’s guidance. It marks the 103rd anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun that was witnessed by many during Our Lady’s 1917 apparitions to children in Fatima, Portugal. The Rosary and other prayers will be offered for the reparation for the sins and offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and for the conversion of the United States. “The Rosary is a powerful weapon against all the evils that beset us, especially against the forces that deny the presence of God and the mystery of our salvation in Jesus Christ,” organizers stated. “The Rosary is the most perfect summary of our faith, giving us ample opportunity to reflect on the story of salvation.” Participants are encouraged to bring a rosary and a lawn chair and an umbrella if necessary. Following CDC guidelines for social distancing and the wearing of masks is encouraged.
All events will take place at noon on Saturday, Oct. 10, unless otherwise stated.
Boonville — Hannah Cole Park at the corner of Main and Morgan Streets. (Ss. Peter & Paul Church, 322 Seventh St. in case of rain)
Bowling Green — by the War Memorial on the Pike County Courthouse Square
California — Proctor Park East Pavilion
Columbia — Sunday, Oct. 11, 3 pm, Sacred Heart Church, 105 Waugh St.
Hannibal — outside Holy Family School, 1113 Broadway
Jefferson City — 9:30 am gathering in the lower St. Peter Church parking lot, Pro Deo Et Patria (for God and country) Eucharistic procession to State Capitol followed by Benediction and Rosary
Lake Ozark — Sunday, Oct. 11, 3 pm, Our Lady of the Lake Church, 2411 Bagnell Dam Blvd.
Linn — outside St. George School, 601 E. Main St. (U.S. 50)
Marceline — at the grotto behind Fr. McCartan Memorial School, 327 S. Kansas Ave.
Owensville — corner of Hwy. 28 and South Cuba St.
Quincy, Illinois — east side of St. Francis Solanus School, southwest corner of 18th St. and College Ave.
Rolla — outside St. Patrick Church, 17 Saint Patrick Ln., off Bishop Ave. (U.S. 63)
St. Thomas — 10 am, St. Thomas the Apostle flower garden, 14814 Route B
Sedalia — outside the Sacred Heart Chapel Parish Center, 421 W. Third St.
Taos — Liberty Road overpass at U.S. 50