Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Year of Priests Begins

In 2002 Pope John Paul II established a World Day of Prayer for Priests to be observed on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This year the World Day of Prayer will be observed on June 19, the Feast of the Sacred Heart. This Day of Prayer will also mark the opening of the Year for Priests.

All Catholics are encouraged to remember their priests through prayer, the celebration of the Mass, and Eucharistic adoration on June 19 and throughout the Year for Priests.

For more information on the year for priests please click here and here.

Also, to learn about the Plenary Indulgence for the Year for Priests please click here.

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