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Light in a time of darkness

OVERLAND PARK — This has been a dark year. But on Aug. 22, hundreds of Catholics gathered here to bring on the light — of faith, of hope and prayer.

On the feast of the Queenship of Mary, Catholics from all over the archdiocese gathered with Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann for a candlelight procession and rosary. The event was sponsored by the Holy Family School of Faith Institute.

Archbishop Naumann led a consecration — of those present, the state of Kansas and the nation — to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Mike Scherschligt, executive director of the School of Faith, led the rosary.

The event marked the School of Faith’s official launch of the Move- ment of the Holy Family. This was one of four processions that took place the same evening in Ohio, Georgia and North Carolina.

To join the movement, go to the website here.

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