WHAT: To the annual May Rosary Pilgrimage Sunday
WHEN: Sunday, May 6, 2007 at 3PM
WHERE: Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary, 543 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ
WHAT IS IT: The Rosary Pilgrimage has been celebrated the 1st Sunday of May and October since 1921! At the May Pilgrimage we have:
- The Rosary, with antiphons sung but by the Nuns and the Lourdes hymn sung by our guests for each Mystery of the Rosary
- Procession with the statue of our Lady of Fatima
- Crowning of Our Lady
- Guest Preacher: Fr. Vincent DeLucia, O.P
- Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Come honor our Lady and Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament during the Jubilee Year of the Dominican Nuns!
ABOUT OUR GUEST PREACHER: Fr. Vincent DeLucia, O.P., a Dominican Friar of the Province of St. Joseph, comes to us from Providence College where he served in a variety of ministerial positions. He was the college Chaplain for four years, and later served as Pastor of our Dominican parish of St. Pius V in Providence, Rhode Island. Upon returning to Providence College, Fr. Vincent taught theology and art history in the Development of Western Civilization.
Fr. Vincent holds an undergraduate degree in medieval history, a Master of Divinity and the Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. (the Dominican House of Studies). He also holds an M.A. in art history from Harvard University. Fr. Vincent has completed his course work for the doctorate in theology.
Ordained a priest in the Order of Friars Preachers since 1994, Fr. Vincent hails from New Haven, Connecticut.