Annual Celebration of “Divine Mercy Sunday”

The Central Region of the Diocese of Lafayette will host a special celebration of “Divine Mercy Sunday” on Sunday, April 7, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. This event begins at 2:00 p.m. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Prayers, and the Sacrament of Reconciliation, followed by Holy Mass at 3:00 p.m. The main celebrant will be Rev. Michael Russo, Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Very Rev. Thomas James, SVD, VE, Episcopal Vicar of the Central Region, will concelebrate along with other clergy. A blessing with the Relic of St. Faustina will be held at the end of the Mass. All are welcome to attend, and no pre-registration is required. Please note that you may receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to “Divine Mercy Sunday”. Every effort will be made to accommodate those attending; however, Confessions will end promptly at 2:50 p.m. Parking is available at Our Lady of Fatima, with additional parking at Blackham Coliseum with a uniformed police escort to assist in crossing Johnston Street to the Church. For more information, please contact Mary Bergeron (654-8682).