October 5, 2018

St. Mary-of-the-Knobs to host annual ‘Morning with Mary’ on Oct. 13

Criterion staff report

The annual archdiocesan “Morning with Mary” event will take place at St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Church, 5719 St. Marys Road, in Floyds Knobs, from 9 a.m.-noon on Oct. 13. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m.

This bilingual event will focus on the love of the Blessed Mother through a procession, speakers, witnesses, songs, the praying of the rosary and a litany.

Singing and praying will be done in English and Spanish, and both witnesses will offer their testimonies in English and Spanish.

For the keynote address, participants may attend one in English or one in Spanish. The English keynote speaker is Benedictine Father Denis Robinson, president-rector of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad. The Spanish keynote speaker is Eva Gonzalez, director of Hispanic Ministry within the Office of Multicultural Ministry in the Archdiocese of Louisville, Ky.

Through a Marian lens, both keynote speakers will address the ongoing meeting of the Synod of Bishops on young people, faith and vocational discernment.

Representatives from the Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality bookstore will be on hand with books and Mary-related items for purchase.

The event is free. Registration is not required, and walk-ins are welcome. However, registration in advance will be helpful for planning purposes and ordering light refreshments.

To register online, go to bit.ly/2Ighm7r (case sensitive).

To register by phone or for more information, call 800-382-9823, ext. 1550, or 317-236-1550.

If you are unable to attend the Marian Jubilee, please join the archdiocese in solidarity by praying a rosary on Oct. 13 between 8 a.m. and noon. †

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