ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA AND THE MAGNIFICAT FOUNDATION TO HOST MAGNIFICAT DAY 2013
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Magnificat Foundation, is pleased to host Magnificat Day, a unique gathering for liturgical prayer, music, inspirational talks and reflection.
Saturday, November 9th, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Thousands of faithful from around the country will hear presentations from Father Robert Barren, acclaimed author of the Catholicism series, and Father Peter John Cameron, o.p., Editor-in-Chief of Magnificat. Attendees will also have the opportunity to adore the Blessed Sacrament in the Adoration Chapel, receive the sacrament of Penance, and venerate the relics of the Little Flower, Saint Therese of Lisieux, and of her parents, Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin.
Magnificat Day will conclude with a Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Philadelphia from the Pennsylvania Convention Center to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Anyone not able to attend Magnificat Day is still welcome to join the procession beginning at 5:00 p.m. by bringing a candle and meeting at the intersection of 17th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The procession will conclude with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in front of the Cathedral.