During the month of May, 91 participants at St. Francis Xavier Parish, Cresson, PA (Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown) completed the self-guided retreat using the book 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC.
This month of prayer and reflection, organized by the parish's Ss. Martha & Mary Circle, included weekly group sessions led by Fr. Leo Arnone, Fr. Paul Robine, Sr. Mary Joseph, SSCJ and Bob Sutton, concluding with a Marian Consecration ceremony on May 31st.
The majority of participants were from St. Francis Xavier Parish, however there were also parishioners from St. Aloysius Parish, Cresson, PA as well as from Altoona, Ashville, Gallitzin, Lilly, and Johnstown.
This was truly a grace for all participants who consecrated themselves anew “to Jesus through Mary.”
--Sister Mary Joseph, SSCJ