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First anniversary of Bl.Marie-Alphonsine’s beatification

Marie_alphonsineThe Rosary Sisters celebrate this week the first anniversary of the beatification of their foundress. Sister Marie-Alphonsine was beatified in Nazareth last year. Several events are planned during this celebration.


On Wednesday, November 17th, the rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. in the Church of Saint Savior in Jerusalem. A Mass will follow celebrated by the parish priest, Rev. Firas Hijazin, ofm.

A procession will be held on Thursday, November 18th at 4:00 p.m. from the Convent of Saint Joseph – Jaffa Gate to the Co-Cathedral of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

On the occasion of the first feast day of Blessed Marie-Alphonsine, a solemn Mass will be celebrated by Bishop William Shomali, Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem, on Friday, November 19th at 4:30 p.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church on Agron Road.  Please read invitation for feast day Mass.

To read the article on the Blessed Mary Alphonsine, click here