Every Saturday evening in October, there will be a special evening recitation of the rosary ‘aux flambeaux’ in St. Peter’s Square, the first of which will take place today, 7 October, the memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and will be presided over by Cardinal Mario Grech.
By Deborah Castellano Lubov
All are invited to join in praying a rosary ‘aux flambeaux’ (by torchlight) in St. Peter’s Square every Saturday evening in October, a month especially dedicated to the rosary, a statement from the Holy See Press Office announced.
The first of the weekly initiatives takes place tonight, 7 October, the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Rosary.
Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the General Secretariat of the Synod, will preside over this first edition of the month-long event.
The weekly appointment, at 9 p.m., is part of the prayer initiatives organized by St. Peter’s Basilica during the XVI General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, which is underway in the Vatican, 4-29 October 2023.
Participants in the Synod are invited to take part, and all faithful are welcome to join in!