National Migration Week

by | Sep 5, 2021 | News

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National Migration Week is September 20-26

The Miraculous Medal Shrine’s Beyond Sunday program is responding to the U.S. Catholic bishops’ call for immigrant dignity and recognition by hosting the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees Mass on Monday, September 20, and presenting weeklong reflection videos beginning Sept. 20 through Sept. 26.

National Migration Week: On the Move (Trailer) from Vincentians USA on Vimeo.

World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees Mass

Monday, Sept. 20, 2021
6:30 p.m. Mass following the Miraculous Medal Novena and Reception in the Lower Shrine from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
The Miraculous Medal Shrine (Hours & Directions)

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be hosting its annual World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees celebration as a Mass at the Shrine. The event will be sponsored by the Shrine, as well as the Office for the Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees, The Office for Black Catholics, and the Office of Hispanic Catholics, with Bishop Edward Deliman presiding. Following Mass, all are welcome to the Shrine’s lower level for fellowship and prayer.

National Migration Week: Video Series

September 20 – 26 

The Miraculous Medal Shrine will host a weeklong video series, which will focus on first-hand inspiring and informative personal stories of those who have immigrated or the lessons learned from serving and working with immigrant populations.

The videos can also be viewing via our Facebook page each day.

Source: The Miraculous Medal Shrine


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