Live from the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph

8 AM: Mass in Celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord (English)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a Prayer of Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. (English)

9 AM: Mass in Celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord (Spanish)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a Prayer of Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. (Spanish)

10 AM: Mass in Celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord (Creole)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a Prayer of Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. (Creole)

Live from the Cathedral Basilica of St. James

11 AM: Holy Hour of Prayer for Peace with Bishop Robert Brennan

12 PM Mass in Celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

From the Vatican (pre-recorded)

1 PM: Celebration of Penance presided over by Pope Francis and consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary


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Currents News: Diocese of Brooklyn Joins Pope Francis & Bishops Worldwide to Consecrate Russia & Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

While there are no plans for the Holy Father to visit Ukraine any time soon, the Holy Father does have another plan to promote peace. He’ll consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary this Friday. The solemnity will take place at St. Peter’s Basilica. At the same time, priests and bishops from all over the world will be joining him in prayer performing their own consecrations.

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Pope Francis prays in front of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a Marian vigil in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in this Oct. 12, 2013, file photo. The pope has invited the bishops of the world to join him in “consecrating and entrusting” Russia and Ukraine to Mary March 25. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Tablet: Pope Francis Will Consecrate Humanity, ‘Especially Russia and Ukraine,’ to Mary

In the text of the pope’s prayer sent to chanceries around the globe so that bishops can join the pope March 25, a key passage for many observers reads: “Mother of God and our mother, to your Immaculate Heart we solemnly entrust and consecrate ourselves, the church and all humanity, especially Russia and Ukraine.”

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