On Wednesday, October 13th, the three parishes in Chicago in the grouping known as “Our Lady’s Triangle” hosted a 1.5 mile candlelight procession on the anniversary of the Final Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. The procession drew over a thousand faithful!
Fr. Anthony Buś, C.R., Fr. Andrzej Totzke, S.Chr., Fr. Joshua Caswell, S.J.C., the pastors of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Holy Trinity, and St. John Cantius parishes all collaborated in a major Marian procession that saw members of the Chicago Police, Chicago Fire Department, medical personnel, various parish groups, clergy, and religious, coming together to pray for peace in the city of Chicago. Many from the Chicago area participated.
The evening began with Mass at St. John Cantius at 6:00 pm. After Mass, the procession formed and after making a stop at Holy Trinity will concluded at St. Stanislaus Kostka at 8:00 pm. During the procession, the Rosary was prayed in English, Spanish, and Polish as the procession moved along its 1.5 mile route along N. Milwaukee Avenue to Noble Street and crossed W. Division St.
In 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima bringing a message of conversion, peace, and hope. Learn more about the Fatima Story here. The evening schedule was as follows: 6:00 pm - Mass at St. John Cantius Church (825 N Carpenter) 7:00 pm - Procession forms on Carpenter Street 7:30 pm - Procession enters Holy Trinity Church (1118 N Noble Street) 8:00 pm - Benediction at St. Stanislaus Church (1327 N Noble)
Holy Trinity Church (1118 N Noble Street).
St. Stanislaus Church (1327 N Noble)