For Immediate Distribution: Portland, Oregon, Rally and Rosary supporting ND students…
Rally and a Rosary at St. Mary Cathedral in Portland 10:30am May 17th in support of ND students protesting President Obama being honored at the University of Notre Dame commencement this Sunday.
A Notre Dame Alumnus and others from a group of conservative Pro-Life Catholics calling itself Catholics4America will be holding a rally in solidarity with the Notre Dame students protesting the honoring of Pres. Obama at once devoutly Catholic university’s commencement.
Father Wolfe, the pastor of parish where the Rally and a Rosary will take place, St. Mary’s Cathedral in downtown Portland, has welcomed the group to share their message and say a the rosary at the Cathedral at 10:30am on Sunday morning May 17th. This time coincides with Pres. Obama giving the commencement address at Notre Dame in Indiana.
One may well imagine the controversy and sadness this presents to our Catholic faith. Mass schedule allowing, Father Wolfe will try to join event, along with other invited Priest and Deacons from the area. The has asked if local Catholic laity would consider requesting a pulpit announcement to invite members of their own parish to join event.
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