The annual archdiocesan Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe will be celebrated Sunday, December 9, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen at 5200 North Charles Street in Baltimore. His Excellency Victor B. Galeone, Archbishop of St. Augustine, Florida, will be principal celebrant. Cardinal William H. Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore, will preside.
The festive mass will be preceded by a recitation of the Rosary at 2:00 p.m. and a 2:30 p.m. procession of representatives from the parishes of St. Joseph in Odenton and St. John’s in Frederick, dressed in native costumes, carrying the image of the Blessed Mother of Guadalupe.
Media are invited to attend. If media would like an interview with Cardinal Keeler and/or Bishop Galeone prior to the Mass, the Communications office must be notified ahead of time. Point of contact is Ray Kempisty or Matt Lane, (410) 547-5379.