Bishop John Quinn and Father James P. Burns, Saint Mary’s president, along with Fathers Martin Schaefer, Jeffery Dobbs, Robert Horihan, and Jason Kern from Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, will conduct a campuswide blessing service, asking God to bless and protect the entire Winona Campus community, Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The event will begin on the plaza with a prayer service led by Bishop Quinn and Father Burns and continue with the bishop and priests, each accompanied by students, processing to the far corners of the campus blessing each building. All other participants will remain on the plaza reciting litanies and other prayers. Bishop Quinn will conclude the service on the plaza when the six groups return.
All are welcome to attend and all participants are required to wear masks and adhere to social distancing protocols.