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International Week of Prayer and Fasting

The International Week of Prayer and Fasting, sponsored by an international coalition of Catholic organizations to pray for conversions and protection of Catholic values, will take place Nov. 2-10. The coalition is uniting with organizations including the Marians of the Immaculate Conception, Legion of Mary, Priests for Life, Rosary Coast to Coast and others to pray and fast for the conversion of nations, a culture of life, defense of marriage and vocations, and more.

The opening event will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The event will include the global living rosary, confessions, Mass and procession of the nations. Msgr. Charles Pope will celebrate Mass. Other speakers include Congregation of Marians of the Immaculate Conception Father Chris Alar, director of the Assocation of Marian Helpers; Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America; Abby Johnson, whose story is told in the movie “Unplanned”; and Father Ubald Rugirangoga, Rwandan genocide survivor.


To register for Nov. 2, go to eventbrite.com/e/international-day-of-prayer-tickets-75215312023

 Find out more

Call 888/478-PRAY or go to iwopf.org

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