Saint Peregrine Day of Prayer for the Sick – May 5th

May 5, 2018 by  
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peregrine_smallSaint Peregrine, whose feast day is May 1st, is the patron saint of those with cancer or other serious illness.

At the Shrine, on the first Saturday of May, which follows Saint Peregrine’s feast day, is observed as “Saint Peregrine Day of Prayer for the Sick”.  This year, “Saint Peregrine Day” will be observed on Saturday, May 5, 2018. 

At the conclusion of the 11:00am Mass, a general Rite of Blessing for the Sick with Oil blessed in honor of Saint Peregrinewill be offered, followed by an opportunity for Veneration of the relic.

A Schedule and information about the Blessed Oil can be found here:  CLICK HERE.

To learn about Saint Peregrine, click here.

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