On the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25, Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during the Celebration of Penance over which he will preside in St. Peter’s Basilica. The same act, on the same day, will occur in Fatima by Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal almoner, who is being sent there by Pope Francis for this purpose.

As Bishop through papal appointment, Bishop John Noonan of the Diocese of Orlando is called to offer prayer and penitence as the Holy Father consecrates Russia and the Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

We are all called to receive God’s gifts gratefully, to tend them, share them lovingly with others and to return them with increase to the Lord. You can make the difference and support Ukraine with your generosity and prayers. Each donation, from the smallest to the largest, is a gift of charity and love. 

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