May 31, 2018

Positivity: Thousands surround University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus to pray rosary for peace

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Lincoln, Nebraska:

On 04.30.18, by Mary Rezac

Usually when thousands gather on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) campus, it’s to cheer on the greatest college football team of all time, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (because this a blog and I’m allowed to say that about my alma mater; people are also there for the marching band which is the Pride of All Nebraska).

But on Sunday, thousands lined the sidewalks surrounding UNL’s campus for something completely different – to pray.

Inspired by a massive rosary event along the borders of Poland last year, the Diocese of Lincoln’s Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade coordinated a similar event on Sunday, during which approximately 3,500 – 4,000 Catholic Nebraskans lined the largest university campus in the state to pray the rosary for peace.

“I was edified by the more than 3,000 people who came out to pray the rosary for peace,” said Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln.

“It was a beautiful witness of the devotion to Mary that is present in the lives of Catholics throughout the Diocese of Lincoln. The Blessed Virgin Mary always leads us to Jesus, and Jesus is the Prince of Peace.” …

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