As I have much to thank Mary for, not least of all the part she must have played in my vocation to the priesthood and my life as a Marist for the last 55 years, prayer to Mary always has my full support. This Mother of the Church achieves so much on our behalf and constantly attends to our needs. I am delighted that our lay people have taken up this initiative to pray the rosary around the coast of Britain, in a spirit of unity and solidarity. The Sundays of the Easter Season
Bishop William Nolan of Galloway Diocese announces he will attend the Rosary on the Coast at Ayr Beach. He also extends the welcome to those outwith his diocese planning on attending along the Ayrshire coast!
Although the Diocese of Leeds is entirely landlocked territory, I am very pleased to support the initiative, ‘Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life and Peace’ which will take place in coastal locations throughout the British Isles on Sunday 29th April 2018.
News of the day of Prayer and Pilgrimage has been sent to the clergy and religious in our diocese with the hope of encouraging and promoting this witness to our belief in the God-given dignity and innate value of all huma
“With the Diocese of Plymouth almost being entirely surrounded by the sea, I am delighted to see that there is already such a generous take-up by parishes, groups and individuals to pray the Rosary on the Coast on 29th April. I look forward to joining the group gathering on The Hoe in Plymouth that afternoon. I am sure it will be a moment of great blessing for us to link up with circles of prayer across the country and to pray to Mary our Mother, seeking always her guidance
Bishop Joseph Toal of the Diocese of Motherwell has endorsed the Rosary on the coast with his words of encoragement. "I encourage the participation of the people of the Diocese of Motherwell in the Rosary on the Coast, which is taking place on Sunday April 29th at 3pm. Being the only land-locked Diocese in Scotland we need to look further afield for the coast, but I'm sure many people will enjoy a day out and we hope it will be a very happy day with nice weather and that the