Monthly Archives June 2016

20 Years of Perpetual Adoration

New Zealand Catholic reports: “Nestled among kauri trees and tui birdsong near Titirangi village in Auckland is the small Catholic church of Mount St Mary’s. On Sunday May 1, its congregation will celebrate 20 years of perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament . Night and day, 24/7, through all these years, at least one person has been present here before the Eucharist, in silent prayer, thanksgiving and adoration. Knowing the church is always open, many people call in to pray during the day. The church is never empty. Strictly speaking not a parish, the priest and congregation of Mount St Mary’s answer directly to the bishop of Auckland. This arrangement began in 1989 when
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