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Final ‘Global Living Rosary’ in series April 4

LINCOLN (SNR) – The final of a series of five Eucharistic Adoration and Global Rosary Events will take place at St Peter Church in Lincoln April 4.

Bishop James Conley will placie the Eucharistic Jesus on the altar for all to adore at 7 p.m. He will give a homily on the true presence of Jesus’ Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity in the Eucharist.

Father James Kelleher, S.O.L.T. will give a homily about the messages of Our Lady of Fatima, which includes the importance of praying a rosary every day for world peace.

The Global Living Rosary will then be prayed. Languages from around the world will be prayed for the first half of the Our Father and Hail Mary beads, making it “global” and 59 different people will represent the “living” beads.

The “Global Living Rosary Beads” will use languages spoken on five continents: Asia, Oceania, Europe, the Americas and Africa.

This final evening of prayer and Adoration is being promoted by the St. Peter Knights of Columbus as a “Family Night” to come together to “Worship the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords and the Prince of Peace.” All families near and far are invited to this evening of prayer and adoration.

The diocesan Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade, dedicated to increasing devotion to the rosary, and time spent in adoration. Similar events have been held at other parishes in the Diocese of Lincoln.

In addition to these events, Father Kelleher and the Knights of the Holy Eucharist have traveled to Catholic schools to talk to students about adoration.

In April, Father Kelleher and Bishop James Conley led a rosary around the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, attended by more than 4,000. Last fall, he led a Eucharistic procession around the Nebraska State Capitol.

The 59 people who lead the rosary in different languages at St. Peter April 4 will also be the Global Living Rosary at the Haymarket Park Event May 5. This will be the third and final phase of the Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade. Families from all around Nebraska are invited.

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