Divine Mercy Sunday ~ April 28, 2019

Divine Mercy Feast to be celebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral
and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

GRAND ISLAND, NE – The Pro-Life Office of the Diocese of Grand Island, St. Mary’s Cathedral, and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island will sponsor events for the Feast of Divine Mercy on Sunday afternoon, April 28, 2019.  Bishop Joseph G. Hanefeldt, the Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Island, announced that the theme for the Feast  is “Divine Mercy for All of Life’s Choices”.

The events start with a Mexican lunch at 12:30 PM at St. Mary’s Cathedral Square at 112 South Cedar Street in Grand Island.  At 2:45 PM, there will be Eucharistic Adoration with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at Blessed Sacrament Church, an outdoor Eucharistic Procession from Blessed Sacrament Church to St. Mary’s Cathedral, and priests available for Confessions.  Blessed Sacrament Church is located at 518 West State Street in Grand Island.  Busses will be available at St. Mary’s for those that participate in the outdoor procession.  Busses depart from St. Mary’s at 2:10 PM.

The Feast, started in 2003 by St. Pope John Paul II, celebrates the universal availability of Divine Mercy as a result of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Divine Mercy for All of Life’s Choices”

12:30-2:00 PM

2:10 PM

2:45 PM

3:00 PM

3:20 PM

4:30 PM

2:45-3:30 PM

4:00-5:00 PM

5:00 PM



Lunch at St. Mary’s Cathedral Square

Buses depart from St. Mary’s to Blessed Sacrament Church

Exposition of the Holy Eucharist at Blessed Sacrament Church

Divine Mercy Chaplet at Blessed Sacrament Church

Begin procession at Blessed Sacrament Church to St. Mary’s Cathedral

Benediction and Reposition at St. Mary’s Cathedral

Confessions at Blessed Sacrament Church

Confessions at St. Mary’s Cathedral

Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral-Bilingual

Most Reverend Joseph G. Hanefeldt, Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Island, NE


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Michael Kube

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Island
2708 Old Fair Road
Grand Island, NE 68803
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