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2008 Annual May Crowning

Sunday, May 11, 2008

St Michaelís World Apostolate held the Annual May Crowning at Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers Shrine during the Holy Hour for priests. Over 200 pilgrims enjoyed a pleasant, sunny day with the temperature in the 60's. It truly was a memorable and uplifting occasion. Afterward, over 80 people attended the luncheon at Our Lady's Workshop and enjoyed the camaraderie and good food.

 
Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers
 

Welcome to Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers Shrine directed by St Michael's World Apostolate

 

Paola Veliz (r.) 10, of Jersey City, N.J., who crowned Our Lady, with her grandmother, Dahlia Veliz, the Hoboken, N.J. organizer.

Procession
10:30 a.m.

 
Shrine guards preparing to process
 
James Donohue, Vigil Coordinator (l.), directing the procession
 
Michael Mangan, SMWA President
 
 
Our Lady requested that all wear white gloves during the procession
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Peter Frank, Lay Order of St. Michael (LOSM) (l.) leading the procession

 

The pilgrims took part in the Rosary Procession to honor Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers

 
Horacio Cuellar of Jamaica, N.Y.
 
 

The pilgrims process around the sacred grounds three times during the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

 
The Consoli Family
 
 
 
 
 
 

As Our Lady is processed to the excedra, William Dykes, LOSM, is praying the litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 
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