Marian pilgrimage set for May 7

The Asian and Pacific Island Catholics Marian pilgrimage will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, May 7, from noon to 4 p.m. The annual pilgrimage is sponsored by the Asian and Pacific Catholic Network in collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church.

The day will begin with confessions at noon, followed by a procession, call to prayer and rosary. Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza, permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, will celebrate Mass at 2:30 p.m.

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