Are you planning a special event or devotion during the Fortnight for Freedom?
Please let us know! Send a brief description of your event to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can post it here and spread the word through local Catholic media.
Are you travelling this summer? To find our where Fortnight events are being held throughout the United States, visit www.fortnight4freedom.org and click on "Diocesan Activities" in the left hand column.
Both Masses will be televised on EWTN and the CatholicTV network. Consult local listings for air times.
June 21 - Opening Mass in Baltimore, MD
The Fortnight for Freedom National Opening Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William Lori, chairman of the U.S. Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, on Tues., June 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, MD. Relics of St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher will be available for veneration.
July 4 - Closing Mass in Washington, DC
The Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl with Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburg as homilist at 12:00 noon at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Relics of St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher will be available for veneration.
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Saturday, June 25
Fortnight for Freedom Movie Night: "For Greater Glory"
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church - Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel
18 E. Main St., Webster
All are invited to join in watching this moving film about the fight for religious freedom during the Cristero War in Mexico in the early 20th century where many laid down their life for their faith and freedom - some of whom are now saints and blesseds. All are welcome!
Monday, June 27
Adoration for Religious Freedom
12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Christ the King Church, 1052 Pleasant St., Worcester
All are welcome!
Wednesday, June 29
Holy Hour for Religious Freedom with Adoration, Rosary, Benediction
Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 23 Fales St., Worcester
All are welcome!