Rosary Rallies for Religious Liberty in McFarland Print E-mail
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Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

MCFARLAND -- For the fifth year, Christ the King Parish, McFarland, will be holding weekly Rosary Rallies for Religious Liberty.

The kick-off is on Tuesday, June 21. Pastor Fr. Steve Smith will present a short overview of the issues and talk about the perspective Catholics can bring to the challenges facing religious groups.

At the beginning of each subsequent rally, a three-minute reflection on faith will be read, with a related Rosary intention. The overview and reflections are printed in a booklet that will be available to anyone attending the rallies, and upon request.

Schedule and topics


The schedule and topics are:

• June 21, Kick-off with Fr. Steve Smith.

• June 28, "God is Love."

• July 5, "God's Call."

• July 12, "Love or Fear."

• July 19, "A Gift Freely Given."

• July 26, "The Desire for God."

• August 2, "I Thirst."

• August 9, "Walls or Bridges."

• August 16, "Our Story."

• August 23, "Traveling Companions."

• August 30, "The Joy of the Gospel."

• September 6, "Following God's Law."

• September 13, "Serving Each Other."

• September 20, "One Family."

• September 27, "Walking Together."

• October 4, "Sharing God's Goodness."

• October 11, "Spirit of Light and Love."

• October 18, "Divine Mercy."

• October 25, "Protecting Religious Liberty."

In outdoor garden

The Rosary Rallies will be held at the Christ the King Outdoor Marian Garden each Tuesday from June 21 to October 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. before Labor Day and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. after Labor Day.

Rosaries and prayer guides will be available and a volunteer will lead the Rosary.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. If possible bring a chair and bug repellant as needed. Dress appropriately for weather.

For inclement weather, the Rosary will be prayed in the Christ the King Chapel in the church.

For questions, more information, or to receive a free Rosary Rally booklet, contact Julie Allington, 608-838-8324 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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