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  DATE   FEAST
through April 18: 3 - 6 p.m.
  February 1 Saturday Eve of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  February 10 Monday Eve of Our Lady of Lourdes
  March 18 Wednesday Eve of St. Joseph
  March 24 Tuesday Eve of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
April 4 Saturday Eve of Palm Sunday
  April 11 Saturday Eve of the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter Sunday)
  April 18 Saturday Eve of Mercy Sunday
through October 24: 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
  May 20 Wednesday Eve of the Ascension of Our Lord
  May 24 Sunday 50th Annual May Crowning of Our Lady of the Roses,
Mary Help of Mothers (10:30 a.m. procession)
May 29 Friday In honor of Pentecost Sunday & the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  June 5 Friday In honor of Trinity Sunday

 *

June 20 Saturday In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Our Lady's
Apparitions at Bayside
July 1 Wednesday The Most Precious Blood & eve of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  July 16 Thursday Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  July 25 Saturday Eve of St. Anne
 * August 1 Saturday In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Veronica
of the Cross
  August 5 Wednesday Eve of the Transfiguration of Our Lord
  August 15 Saturday Our Lady's Assumption & eve of St. Joachim
  August 22 Saturday The Immaculate Heart of Mary
  September 8 Tuesday The Nativity of Our Lady
  September 14 Monday Exaltation of the Holy Cross & eve of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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September 26 Saturday In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Our Lady's Apparitions at Bayside (candlelight procession) 
  September 27 Sunday Our Lady's 50th Anniversary Banquet
  September 28 Monday Eve of the Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel,
our glorious patron and guardian    3 - 6 p.m. 
  October 3 Saturday St. Theresa of the Child Jesus & in honor of the Holy Guardian Angels
  October 7 Wednesday Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
  October 24 Saturday Eve of Christ the King
through December 31: 3 - 6 p.m.
  October 31 Saturday Eve of All Saints Day & in honor of All Souls Day
  November 21 Saturday The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  December 7 Monday Eve of the Immaculate Conception
   December 24 Thursday Eve of the Nativity of Our Lord
  December 28 Monday The Holy Innocents
   December 31 Thursday Eve of the Octave of the Nativity of Our Lord
*Rosary Procession 7 p.m.   Our Lady requests all pilgrims to wear white gloves.            
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Golden Jubilee celebration with the complete
    program (Masses, Banquet, Organizers' Conference, etc.) has been moved to the Big
    St. Michael weekend, September 26-28, 2020. Although initially disappointing, it now
    seems that Our Lady just wants a double celebration of this glorious milestone.
 

The Order of
St. Michael

        THE RELIGIOUS ORDER OF
St. Michael (OSM), with priests and brothers, was prophesied by Heaven in 1974. OSM will evolve from the present-day Lay Order of St. Michael (LOSM below), a prayerful, brotherly community of celibate men working full-time for the Mission under the name of St Michael's World Apostolate. Our Lady added later to Veronica of the Cross that President Michael Mangan is "going to be head of the Order of St. Michael" (Feb 7, 1994).

(l. to r.) John Benevides, Michael Mangan (head of Lay Order and President), James Donohue (Vice President), William Dykes, and Darryl Bolisay.

       LOSM was established by Veronica of the Cross, publicly recognized by Jesus and Mary (Sept. 1988), and appointed by Heaven as the sole guardian of Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers Shrine.
       Our Lady has explained that LOSM will establish the refuge—a sanctuary, a place of safety, grace and peace during the Great Chastisement. They will be joined by two other established orders: the Franciscans and the Discalced Carmelites who will assist the Order in ministering to the thousands who will flock there for solace and protection.

Our Lady of the
Roses Shrine

       UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
the Lay Order, prayer services are regularly conducted here (rain or shine), as requested by Heaven. The Rosary Vigils are held in the afternoon or evening (see above). The Holy Hour offering for the Pope and priests is every Sunday from 10:30-noon. Bring another pilgrim with you. When you arrive look for the big St. Michael banner (below).

Pope blessing

       PROVIDENTIALLY, THIS HOLY
Shrine rests on the former site of the Vatican Pavilion where Pope Paul VI visited and blessed the faithful at the close of the 1965 World's Fair. Today a large stone monument (exedra) commemorates the site, about 150 yards south of a massive steel globe (below) in Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, N.Y. It is here where the Shrine is beautifully arranged and decorated for each prayer service.
       Even so, whatever hour or day you come, Jesus and Mary have promised to be there for you.

Modesty of dress

       THIS PRACTICE IS HELD IN
the highest esteem by Our Lady and Our Lord. And so all good Christians should be vigilant in this regard, not only on the sacred grounds but also in their daily lives. Always observe the proper norms as established by the Vicars of Christ and Holy Tradition. Women must wear a dress or skirt below the knees and a head covering; no shorts or slacks are permitted. Men must wear loose-fitting clothes.

        

2020 Major events

50th Annual May Crowning
Sun. May 24  10:30 a.m.

25th Anniversary of
Veronica of the Cross

Sat. Aug. 1  7 p.m.

50th Anniversary Rosary Vigil
Sat. Sept. 26  7 p.m.

50th Anniversary Banquet
Sun. Sept. 27  12 noon

Eve of the Dedication of St. Michael
the Archangel

Mon. Sept. 28  3 p.m.

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Blessed Virgin
kisses Rosary

        THE MOTHER OF GOD KISSED the crucifix of the Rosary that adorns Her statue on October 29, 1994. We invite you to share in this supreme honor by kissing this crucifix yourself after the Sunday Holy Hour and Rosary Vigil.

Leave a legacy
of love through
your will

        IT IS A PRAISEWORTHY ACT of charity to remember the Mission from Heaven before God calls you home. You are storing up treasure for yourself in Heaven because your thoughtful bequest will ensure many more souls will be saved by this powerful message.
      And your glory in Heaven will be multiplied.
      Just simply designate us as a beneficiary in your will: the Order of St. Michael, a New York not-for-profit corporation, DBA St Michael's World Apostolate. Thank you.


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