Vatican City, May 2, 2022 / 10:39 am
Throughout the month of May, the Vatican will host two weekly occasions for prayer in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, it was announced on Monday.
On the four Saturdays of May, from 9:00 to 10:00 p.m., Cardinal Angelo Comastri will lead a candlelight rosary procession around St. Peter’s Square.
A reproduction of the image of Mary under her title “Mater Ecclesiae,” which means “Mother of the Church,” will be present in the square during the rosary.
Comastri, who is the former archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica, also led a daily livestreamed rosary during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdowns.