Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Don Bosco is Coming to the USA and Canada!

Check out the Don Bosco Among Us website for the latest information!

The Friend of the young and the poor is coming to the US and the world! The urn of Don Bosco's relic is on pilgrimage around the world. Here is the schedule for DB's relic tour in our provinces in the USA:

US West: Saturday, Sept. 11 -- Tuesday, Sept. 14 : in northern California
Wednesday, Sept. 15 -- Sunday, Sept. 19: in southern California

New Orleans: September 19-20 veneration at St. Rosalie Parish in Harvey, La.
September 21, Youth Rally at Alario Center in Westwego, La.
September 21-22 veneration at St. John Bosco Parish in Harvey, La.

Florida: September 22-23 at St. Jude Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Florida
September 24-25 veneration at St. Philip Benizi Parish in Belle Glade
September 25 veneration at Immaculata/LaSalle High School in Miami
September 26 veneration at St. John Bosco Parish in Miami

Washington, DC: September 26-29 veneration at the National Shrine

New York Schedule
Thursday, September 30, 2010*Marian Shrine - Stony Point, NY
7:30 am - All committee members and team leaders be ready
8:20 am - Casket of Don Bosco to outdoor altar
8:30 am - Group arrives and see casket and go eat breakfast
9:30 am - Parade or procession between outdoor altar and stage
9:45 am - Stop at Becchi house for photo
10:00 am - Youth Rally
11:00 am - Mass
12:30 pm - Lunch
1:15 pm - Departure for some
3:00 pm - Ultimate Frisbee
5:00 pm - Barbecue dinner
7:00 pm - Candle Light Rosary
8:30 pm - Adoration All night - other - devotion and activities

Friday, October 1, 2010*St. Patrick's Cathedral
Veneration of the Relic (10:00 am - 11:00 pm)
Welcoming Ceremony (10:00 am)
Mass with Archbishop Timothy Dolan (7:00 pm)
Cathedral Stays Open to 11:00 pm

Saturday, October 2, 2010*St. Patrick's Cathedral
Veneration of the Relic (6:30 am - 10:00 am)

Toronto: October 4-6 (Veneration at St. Benedict's Parish)
Montreal: October 6-8 veneration at Maria Ausiliatrice Parish

Surrey: October 8-10 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish

More details will follow as they become available!

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