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Fortnight for Freedom Events
Parishes Hosting Events for Fortnight for Freedom
June 21 – July 4, 2012
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St. Patrick’s Cathedral: Mass at 7AM with Cardinal Timothy Dolan in main Cathedral, Friday, June 22nd (to be taped and televised at 10am on EWTN); Holy Hour on Friday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 28th at 7 PM in the Lady Chapel, hosted by St. Patrick’s Young Adults. Mass at 12 noon on Wed, July 4th in main Cathedral.
Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral: Mass at 7 PM on Thursday, June 21st in the Chapel (lower church across from 263 Mulberry) in honor of Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher, followed by a presentation of the issues, discussion and action steps.
Holy Family,315 East 47th Street: Holy Hour on Friday, June 29th from 5–6 p.m. and the opportunity for Confession.
Immaculate Conception, 414 East 14th St: Holy Hour on Monday, July 2nd at 7:00 PM.
St. Catherine of Siena, 411 East 68th St: Mass on Thursday, June 21st at 5:15 PM.
St. Jean Baptiste, 184 East 76th Street (at Lexington): Holy Hour on Tuesday, June 26th after the 5:30 PM Mass.
St. Michael Parish, 424 West 34th Street: Holy Hour with Adoration each day during the Fortnight (June 21-July4) beginning after the 7:25am Mass until 12:10pm Mass. Reciting the prayer for religious liberty at all weekday and Sunday Masses.
St. Stephen, 142 East 29th St: Holy Hour on Friday, June 29th from 5:00-6:00 PM.
Holy Rosary: Religious liberty prayer will be recited as the concluding prayer of the general intercessions at all Masses during the Fortnight. 2 Holy Hours for Religious Liberty: Thursday, June 21st – 7:30-8:30PM and Tuesday, July 3rd – 7:30-8:30PM. Church bells will ring July 4th at 12 noon.
St. Angela Merici: Holy Hour (Spanish) on Thursday, June 21st at 6:30 PM before the 7:30 PM Mass (Spanish).
St. Barnabas Church: During Fortnight Tues, Weds, Thurs at 7:30pm (following rosary) in the main church to recite the Litany and reflection from USCCB Novena for Fortnight. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for this occasion. Friday evenings – recite the Litany and reflection before Benediction.
St. John, 3021 Kingsbridge Ave: Holy Hour on Saturday, June 30th from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mamaroneck:
Holy hour June 24 from 2-3 pm Program includes exposition of Blessed Sacrament, silent prayer, scripture reading, reflection on religious freedom, rosary, silent prayer, litany for liberty, prayer for religious freedom. Starting June 21 after 8:00 am mass the prayer for religious freedom is said.
Our Lady of Fatima, Scarsdale: Holy Hour following the 9 a.m. Mass on Friday, June 22nd.
Religious Freedom Rally, White Plains: Saturday, June 23rd from 12:00-2:00 PM in front of the Federal Courthouse, 300 Quarropas Street. Sponsored by The Westchester and Putnam Coalition for Religious Freedom.
Resurrection Church, Rye: Prayer for religious freedom recited every day after Mass; an intention/prayer in the prayers of the faithful each day at Mass; Holy Hour on June 25th at 7:30PM in combination with the Holy Hour to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal; ringing of the bells at noon on the 4th of July.
St. Augustine, Larchmont: Holy Hour on Saturday, June 30th from 12:00-1:00 PM.
St. Gregory the Great Parish, Harrison: Rosary and prayer for religious liberty Sat, June 23rd after 9 am Mass. One hour of adoration on Wednesday June 27 at 7:00 pm dedicated to fortnight for freedom.
St. John The Evangelist, White Plains: Daily recitation of the prayer for religious liberty during the Fortnight, Holy Hour & rosary with reflection on Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More - Friday June 22, 4:30-5:30pm. Church bells will be "rung" (on the organ) before the 12:05pm Mass - Wednesday, July 4th.
St. Joseph's, Bronxville: Holy Hour on Saturday, June 23rd from 4-5pm for this intention, followed by 5p.m. Mass.
St. Christopher, Red Hook: Mass on Thursday, June 21st at 7:30 PM; Evening Prayer w/Rosary & Litany to St. Thomas More on Friday, June 22nd at 7:30 PM; Holy Hour on Friday, June 29th at 7:30 PM; Mass on Wednesday, July 4th at 9:00 AM and ringing of the church bells at noon.
St. Columba Church, Hopewell Junction: Holy Hour on Friday June 22 at 7pm in the Church for the Fortnight for Freedom.
St. Denis, Hopewell Junction: Holy Hours on Thursday, June 21st from 9:30-11:30 AM and Monday, July 2nd from 6:00-8:00 PM.
St. John the Evangelist, Pawling: Holy Hour Monday, July 2nd, at 7 pm. Daily Holy Rosary after the 8 am Mass from June 21st thru July 4th.
St. Martin de Porres, Poughkeepsie: Holy Hour on Sunday, July 1st at 3:00pm
St. Mary, Poughkeepsie: Holy Hour for Religious Freedom on Monday June 25th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM in the Church.
St. Mary, Wappingers Falls: Holy Hour for religious freedom June 21st following noon Mass with litany for freedom. Prayer for religious freedom after all weekday noon Masses and all Sunday Masses on June 24 and July 1. Ringing bells on July 1 (if bells are working)
St. Mary, Mother of the Church, Fishkill: Holy Hours for religious freedom Friday, June 22 at 7:00PM and Friday, June 29 at 7:00PM., reciting a prayer for religious liberty after all masses and ringing the church bells on July 4.
Church of the Assumption, Peekskill: Holy Hour from 7-8 pm on Friday, June 22nd and movie showing of “A Man for All Seasons” following the Holy Hour in Father Wilson Hall (around 8 PM); Holy Hour Tuesday, July 3rd 7-8pm followed by showing of “Nine Days that Changed the World” at 8pm in Fr. Wilson Hall with a Townhall Q&A afterwards moderated by Fr. Vincent Druding and light refreshments. Prayer for religious liberty after all Masses; prayers of petition for religious liberty at all Masses; ringing of the church bells at noon on July 4th.
St. Augustine, Ossining: Praying the prayer for religious liberty at all the Masses; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after the weekend Masses on June 30th /July 1st: (Sat) 5 PM, (Sun) 8 AM, 10 AM, 12 noon, 6 PM.
St. James the Apostle, Carmel: Mass on Monday, July 2nd at 7:30 PM. Prayer for religious liberty after all Masses.
St. John the Evangelist, Mahopac: Prayer for religious liberty after all the weekday and weekend Masses.
St. Joseph, Croton Falls: Holy Hour on Tuesday, June 26th at 7:00 PM.
St. Lawrence O’Toole, Brewster: Movie showing of “The War of the Vendee” on Thursday, June 28th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium.
St. Mary's Parish, Katonah: Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesday June 27th from 7 to 8 PM to pray that our Eucharistic Lord might grant us victory in the struggle to protect religious liberty in our country. Prayer for Religious Liberty will be recited at all the Masses during the Fortnight of Prayer.
St. Mary, Newburgh: Holy Hour on Sunday, July 1st from 1:30-2:30 PM.
St. Stephen, Warwick: Holy Hours on Friday, June 22nd & Friday, June 29th from 7:30-8:30 PM
Most Precious Blood, Walden: Holy Hour at 10AM Sunday June 24th until the 11AM Mass.
St. John the Evangelist, Goshen: Friday, June 22nd movie night, featuring “A Man for All Seasons,” 7 PM in McKaffry Hall. Holy Hour, Friday, June 22nd and Friday, June 29th, from 6 - 9 pm in the Chapel. Daily June 21st - July 4th: Prayers of petition and prayer for religious liberty recited during all Masses. Novena: Tues, June 26th - July 4th
Marian Shrine, Stony Point: The Helpers of God’s Precious Infants including as part of the Fortnight -- July 4th Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 10 am, Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary 11 am, Holy Sacrifice of the Mass 12 PM.
Sacred Heart, Suffern: Holy Hour on Friday, June 29th at 7 PM. Praying the religious liberty prayer after all Masses from June 21 to July 4. Ringing the parish bells on July 4th.
St. Aedan, Pearl River: Holy Hour on Wednesday, June 27th at 7:00PM consisting in Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Scriptural Reading, Reflection, Silent Pray, Rosary and the Freedom Prayer. Also each weekday during the Fortnight prayer for Religious Liberty at all Masses.
St. Catharine of Alexandria (521 Western Highway, Blauvelt): Fortnight for Freedom Holy Hour on Saturday June 30th - 9:00-10:00 AM following the 8:30 AM Parish Mass
St. Gregory Barbarigo, Garnerville: We are still formulating plans, but we will be incorporating our monthly family rosary on June 24th and our perpetual Eucharistic adoration chapel into the F4F campaign.
St. Paul Church, Congers: Prayer for religious liberty to be recited at the conclusion of all weekday and Sunday masses during the Fortnight. Holy Hour for Religious Freedom to be held on Wednesday June 27th from 5:45 – 6:45 PM in St. Paul’s Church, which will include exposition and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The ringing of church bells at noon on July 4th.
Holy Name of Jesus, New Rochelle: Holy Hour on Saturday, June 23rd after the 8:30 AM Mass.
St. Mary, Mount Vernon: Holy Hour on Friday, June 29th from 12:00-1:00 PM (English) and 7:30-8:30 PM (Spanish).
Schoenstatt Shrine (337 Cary Avenue): 7:30 to 8:15pm each evening from June 21 through July 4th - recitation of the Prayer for Religious freedom, short Reading from Declaration of religious Liberty, Rosary, Renewal of Schoenstatt Marian Consecration of the USA, Closing Prayer
Assumption: Two holy hours on Friday, June 29, 2012. One at 2 p.m. and one at 7 p.m.
Blessed Sacrament Parish: Holy hour on Saturday, June 30 from 3:45PM to 4:45PM. Fortnight prayer will be said after each weekday Mass.
Holy Child: Parish has 24/7 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. There will not be a specific Holy Hour. However, each person (Adorer) is being asked to pray specifically for this cause as they attend their Adoration time for the Fortnight.
Holy Family: Holy Hour for Freedom, the Msgr. Glynn Center – Friday, June 22 and June 29 from 12:30 to 1:30pm.
Immaculate Conception: Holy Hours on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. in English and 8:00 P.M. in Spanish.
Our Lady Help of Christians: HolyHour on Friday, June 29th at 7:30 PM.
Our Lady of Good Counsel: Prayer service at 7PM June 24. They also will pray the religious liberty prayer.
Our Lady of Pity: Holy Hour on Thursday, June 28th at 7:30 PM.
Our Lady Queen of Peace/Our Lady of Lourdes: Bells ringing at 12 noon on July 4th. Holy Hour will be held during fortnight, with time and date to follow. Our Lady of Lourdes rosary and altar society members will recite Fortnight prayer at Sunday Masses between June 21 and July 4.
Our Lady Star of the Sea: A special prayer for religious freedom will be read by the priest after the Prayer of the Faithful at all the masses; on July 3rd at 3:30PM, there will be a holy hour healing service for religious liberty; and on July 4th, at 12 noon, the church bells will be rung.
St. Ann: Holy hour on Monday, June 25 from 7PM to 8PM. Fortnight prayer will be said after all weekday & Sunday Masses
St. Anthony of Padua: Holy Hour on July 3rd at 6p
St. Clare: Holy Hour on Tuesday, July 3rd from 8:00-9:00 PM.
St. Charles: Prayer for religious liberty recited at end of all Masses every day. June 22 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Litany to St. Thomas More, 7:30pm, June 26 Evening Mass for liberty and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, June 27 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Evening Prayer and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, June 28 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Evening Prayer and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, June 29 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Evening Prayer and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, June 30 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Midday Prayer and religious liberty novena 11:30am, July 2 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Evening Prayer and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, July 3 Eucharistic adoration for liberty (Holy Hour) with Evening Prayer and religious liberty novena 7:30pm, July 4 Solemn Mass for Independence Day 8:30am and ringing of church bells at 12:00 noon.
St. Christopher: Eucharistic Adoration each week day from 12 noon until 4pm where prayers will be offered for Fortnight. Also, the Fortnight prayer will be said after each weekday Mass.
St. Joseph: At Mass each day prayer for religious liberty is being prayed.
St. Joseph and St. Thomas: Holy hour on Tuesday, June 26 at 7 PM
St. Patrick's Church: Holy hour Friday, June 22 from 7PM to 8PM The Fortnight prayer will be recited at each weekday and Sunday Mass after the homily.
St. Rita, 281 Bradley: Holy Hour on Wednesday, June 27th at 7:30 PM with special guest speaker Msgr. Edmund J. Whalen.
St. Roch: Holy Hour for Freedom after the 8:30am Mass on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the
Fortnight (June 21, 26, 28 and July 3).
St. Sylvester: Religious Liberty prayer will be recited daily.
St. Teresa Parish: Holy Hour, including Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, on Sunday, June 24, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Reciting the prayer for religious liberty at all weekday and Sunday Masses.
Immaculate Conception, Woodbourne: Holy Hour at 7pm on June 29th.
Our Lady of the Assumption, Bloomingburg: Holy Hour on Thursday, June 21st at 7:00 PM.
St. Aloysius, Livingston Manor: Holy Hour for Religious Freedom & Liberty on Saturday, June 30th at 3pm before the 4pm Mass. Religious Liberty prayer in the church on the days of the Fortnight.
St. Mary, Obernburg: Holy Hour on Thursday, June 21st at 7:00pm; letter writing to Congressmen both weekends after the Masses; ring church bells at noon on July 4th.
St. Peter Parish, Monticello: Holy Hour July 1st, at 9:30 AM.
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Port Ewen: Holy Hour on Thursday, June 21st at 7:00 PM; informational talk in St. Leo’s Hall following the 10:00 AM Mass on Sunday, June 24th ; Holy Hour on Thursday, June 28th at 7:00 PM; informational talk in St. Leo’s Hall following the 10:00 AM Mass on Sunday, July 1st ; Mass on Wednesday, July 4th at 8:00 AM ; ringing of the church bells and the recitation of the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary at Noon.
St. Augustine, Highland: Holy Hour on June 29th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm with Benediction
St. Joseph Parish, New Paltz: Holy Hour, Friday, June 22, 2012, 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Prayer for Religious Freedom will be recited after every Mass during the Campaign (prayer cards have also been printed to be taken home by the parishioners who attend Sunday Mass). Church Bells to be rung on July 4 at 12 Noon.
St. Eugene: Holy Hour on Thursday, June 21st from 7:30-8:30 PM. Prayer for religious liberty at all the Masses.
St. Joseph Parish: Prayer for religious liberty at English Mass on Mondays and possibly expand to daily Mass throughout the week. Include cause of religious freedom in Universal Prayer at Sunday Mass and likely at daily Mass too. Eucharistic Adoration: Sundays in Church at 2:45 pm. and Fridays in the rectory chapel at 7:30 p.m. will have defense of religious freedom as a theme. Distributed handbills and fliers for the recent movie, For Greater Glory. Will send a bus to the Rally for Religious Freedom in White Plains on Saturday, June 23.