THE MARIAN CONGRESS 2010: THE ROLE OF MARY IN CHRISTIAN PRAYER
by Tomás Evans
The Marian Congress 2010 will be a spectacular opportunity to understand the role of Mary, the Mother of God, in our Salvation History and Catholic teaching on devotionals to Mary. The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe Shrine is resplendent for the opening liturgy on October 22 where sacred music, provided by the Shrine and Parish Choirs, and the praying of the Rosary will be offered in various languages followed by a crowning of the Blessed Mother and Liturgy of the Hours.
Father Eduardo Chavez is the keynote speaker on Saturday, October 23 offering his address in English and Spanish. Father Eduardo Chavez is one of the most renowned experts on the Guadalupe apparitions and the postulator of St. Juan Diego’s cause for sainthood. He is the first Dean of the Catholic University Lumen Gentium of the Archdiocese of Mexico, co-founder and Dean of the Higher Institute for Guadalupan Studies and honorary Canon of the Guadalupe Basilica.
A traditional program of the Office of Hispanic Ministry for sixteen years, the Marian Congress 2010 is organized under the Diocese of Orlando Secretariat of Evangelization. This year’s presentation will be offered in English and Spanish languages.
Please don’t miss this opportunity to join us for the Marian Congress on October 22 and 23. Mark your calendar and be part of this great event of Diocese of Orlando. Tickets and registration will be available soon. For more information visit www.orlandodiocese.org or contact 407-246-4926.