June 2, 2009

Spiritual Bouquet

The Cardinal Newman Society asked the faithful to add to a spiritual bouquet for the 83 US Catholic bishops who publicly opposed Notre Dame's honoring of President Obama. The bishops were sent certificates the Friday before Pentecost Sunday; they can be viewed here.

The impressive bouquets include:

Mass Intentions: 116,741
Divine Mercy Chaplets: 74,974
Aspirations: 57,728
General Prayers: 236,615
Eucharistic Holy Hours: 37,125
Holy Rosaries: 146,944
Novenas: 19,877
Days of Fasting: 28,862In addition to these prayers
Catholic priests offered 3,272 Holy Sacrifices of the Mass for the bishops.

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