SEWARD — Everyone is welcome to celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Francis Xavier Church in Seward on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015.
There will be a rosary at 9 a.m. at the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. At 10:15 a.m. there will be a blessing of the poustina – a place to pray and fast alone in the presence of God – and a blessing of the Shrine of the Mexican Martyrs of the 20th Century.
Mass at the church will follow and the installation of a first class relic of Blessed Jose Luis Sanchez del Rio.
The event will continue with a covered dish luncheon.
The telephone number for Dan Shaffer was incorrect in earlier versions of this story.
For more information about the event, contact Fr. Rene Guesnier, 620-458-5691; Dan Shaffer, 620-549-3680; or Richard Devine, 620-786-4510.