The Central Region of the Diocese of Lafayette will host a special celebration of “Divine Mercy Sunday” on Sunday, April 12, 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, Sacrament of Reconciliation, and more, 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; homilist will be Rev. Steven LeBlanc, Pastor of St. Pius X 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 Confessions will be limited; 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 2:45 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) or visit www.centralregiononline.org or www.diolaf.org. Flyer Available.
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