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Unveiling/Dedication of St. John Paul II Statue
April 27, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Join Our Lady of Peace Church for a full day of activities in appreciation of our Lord Jesus’ Divine Mercy. Confessions will be heard from 7am-9pm, Video footage of the Canonization will be displayed on our 25′ screen in the gym (coffee/lemonade provided), His Excellency Patrick J. McGrath, Bishop of San Jose, will preside over our 2pm Outdoor Mass after which our new 7′ Tall Statue imported from Italy will be unveiled and dedicated. A procession with a first class relic of St. John Paul II will follow around the shrine with time allowed for veneration of the relic. Stay for a finger food reception 4pm-7pm, during which all are welcome to visit the St. John Paul II Library (4:30pm-6:30pm). Hospitality is provided for visiting clergy.
Parishes have been mailed posters which can be posted to invite parishioners. Anyone travelling by chartered bus should register their bus for parking by visiting our website.
Confessions: Priests will be available for confessions from 7:00am-9:00pm
2:00pm: Holy Mass Outdoors – Presided by His Excellency Patrick J. McGrath, Bishop of San Jose
3:00pm: Dedication of the 7-foot Tall Statue of Saint John Paul II
3:15pm: Procession with the First Class Relic of Saint John Paul II
3:45pm: Veneration of the Sacred Relic by the Faithful
Reception: at Msgr. J. Sweeny Family Learning Center