Annual May Monte Cassino pilgrimages begin Sunday

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ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.
The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.
Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
•  Sunday – Brother Philipp Steiner OSB, “Living in the House of Mary”
• May 12 – The Rev.  Joseph Cox OSB, “Mary, Our Mother”
• May 19 – Novice Matthew Sprauer OSB, “Mary, Model of Hospitality”
• May 26 – Novice Bradley Jensen OSB, “Mary, Full of Grace”
Services begin at 2 p.m. CDT. The public is invited.
Monte Cassino Shrine, completed in 1870,   is located one mile east of the archabbey on Indiana 62 in St. Meinrad. It is open daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher at 357-6501.