Opening welcome and introductions by Marion Mulhall Founder of the Worldpriest Global Apostolate www.worldpriest.com.
This special virtual Rosary will include an introduction to our Rosary Thursday Prayer time by Father Benedict Croell OP from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas - the ANGELICUM in Rome, Italy.
Father Benedict Croell, O.P., a Dominican friar, hails from Colorado (USA). He has served in parish, university and itinerant preaching ministries. He also served five years in the Dominican Order's East African missions where he was novice master for friars in their initial stage of formation from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Southern Sudan, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa. He served as Director of Vocations for the Dominican Province of St. Joseph (USA) from 2010-18 in Washington, D.C. - during which 100 young men entered their novitiate. He is co-author of a book for young men: A Living Sacrifice: Guidance for Men Discerning Religious Life http://bit.ly/LivingSacrificeEurope He currently serves as Director of Development & Mission Advancement for the ANGELICUM https://angelicum.it in Rome, the Roman alma Mater of Father Karol Wojtyła, who later became Saint John Paul II. Fr. Benedict was named a Missionary of Mercy by Pope Francis in 2016.
The following people will pray the Luminous Mysteries in the following order, with guided meditations for each decade by Father Benedict Croell OP
First Luminous Mystery: Fr. Benedict Croell, OP
Second Luminous Mystery: Niall M. Kennedy KCSG Chairman of Worldpriest
Third Luminous Mystery: Berni Neal Worldpriest team member Orange County California USA
Fourth Luminous Mystery: Joe Feraggio Worldpriest Representative for Malta
Fifth Luminous Mystery: Deirdre Rudden Friend of Worldpriest Dublin Ireland
11:45 a.m. Room opens
12:00 p.m. Rosary begins
If you are late, do not worry! Our virtual pilgrimage vessel allows you to "hop on, hop off" at your convenience.