From the Editor (Monday 10/27/2014, Gaudium Press) A call to “Intensify devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, source of light and hope for all the Argentinean people” was made by Pope Francis celebrating the 12th “Rosary for Argentina”. It is organized by former students from the “Hijas de María Auxiliadora”, in conjunction with other church organizations and it takes place at the central San Martin square in Buenos Aires.
|At the end of the recitation of the holy Rosary,
an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was
crowned and the sky was embellished
with a balloon Rosary.
The Pope’s adviser from the Secretary of State, send a message to the organizers expressing his support and emphasizing the importance of praying to the Blessed Virgin asking her to intercede for her most needy children.
“She, the Mother of hope, who keep us going in the darkest, hardest, hopeless moments, help them to achieve new goals, to obtain harmony and solidarity looking for the common good” reads the message.
Thousands pray in Colombia for all families of the world
Thousands in Colombia said a special prayer for the families of the world, with the intention of stopping abortion and encouraging vocations to the priesthood as well as praying for persecuted Christians. Simultaneously a rosary was said in other Colombian cities as Armenia, Barranquilla, Bogota, Bucaramanga, Cali and Medellin, as well as in Argentina and Mexico.
Grandparents, parents, children and especially young people, got together to pray in front of an altar adorned with a crucified Christ and a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
The Marian event included a reacting of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s apparition to the native St Juan Diego as a preparation for the Holy Rosary. Catholic singer Hector Tobo performed some songs.
The “Park Rosary” was created as an initiative, in 2009, from a group of young people willing to show their faith and to support families who want to live their Faith in a world tempted by indifference. As time goes by other organizations have joined in.
Gaudium Press with information from Aica.