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Adoration, Mass, and Rally in Support of Marriage!
 

The Adoration, Mass, and Rally in Defense of Marriage on April 2-3, 2004
was a huge success.

We thank Archbishop William Levada, Bishop Allen Vigneron,
all the visisting priests, nuns, and deacons, the Honorable Raymond Flynn,
all the members of "Your Catholic Voice," and the other volunteers who helped with the event,and finally we thank YOU,
the participants, who showed your love and support!


Rally organizers meeting in the Parish Center

 


Following all night Eucharistic Adoration, the day began with a Mass.
Archbishop William Levada of San Francisco, Bishop Allen Vigneron of Oakland,
and many priests concelebrated.

Archbishop William addresses the crowd.

The Honorable Ray Flynn, President of "Your Catholic Voice", fires us up!

Mr. Flynn is a former Mayor of Boston, and
United States Ambassador to the Holy See.

Over 1,400 people attended the Mass and Rally!

Our good Pastor, Fr. John Malloy.
He's letting us know that after we finish the march, we should make sure to visit
the "Beer & Oyster" festival, which was going on across the street in Washington Square Park.

The Archbishop, Mr. Flynn, and Fr. Malloy prepare to lead the march.

More than a 1,400 people march in Defense of Marriage.

Marchers show their support for God's creation of marriage.

Many different church groups participated in the march.


The good Dominicans were there!

After the march, we returned to the church.