Honor the Blessed Virgin Mary on the feast of the Assumption at Assumption Grotto
There will be many Masses, devotions, opportunities for Sacramental Confession, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with Benediction, Italian Dinner, and much more. Shuttle service is available from St. Veronica's in Eastpointe
for those who desire it.
Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Rectory Office – 314-372-3702 – Gift Shop – 313-332-4432
All Shrine devotions outside (weather permitting) * Accessible to the handicapped
2015 Hourly Schedule for Assumption Day
6:30 a.m. Mass in church with Consecration of the Parish to the Blessed Mother
8:30 a.m. Booths for candles. Lourdes water, patron cards along the Grotto pathway all day
9:00 a.m. Rosary at the Grotto led by the Knights of Columbus
Shuttle Bus runs to and from St. Veronica’s Church all the time until 10:00 p.m.
Gift Shop opens
9:30 a.m. New Rite Latin Mass at the Grotto.
After Mass; Consecration of the Parish to the Blessed Mother then Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in church until 3:00 p.m.
10:50 a.m. Blessing of religious articles in the school Gift Shop.
11:00 a.m. Rosary at the Grotto led by the Legion of Mary.
Confessions heard in the church.
11:00-3:00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in church.
Lunch Bar (in the school) is open until 5:30 p.m.
12:00 noon New Rite Latin Mass at the Grotto.
After the Mass: Consecration of the Parish to the Blessed Mother; Blessing of the Herbs and Blessing of the Miraculous Medal also at the Grotto.
12:30 p.m. Italian Dinner – served in the school gym*
2:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross at the pathway of the Grotto.
3:00 p.m. Procession of the Blessed Sacrament from the church to the Grotto.
Living Rosary and Anointing of the Sick and Benediction at the Grotto.
4:15 p.m. Confessions in church; Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament in church after Anointing
4:15 p.m. Blessing of religious articles in the Gift Shop.
5:00 p.m. Consecration of Individuals to Blessed Virgin Mary in church.
5:30 p.m. Closing of the Lunch Bar and the Spaghetti Dinner.
6:00 p.m. Closing of the school Gift Shop.
6:15 p.m. Rosary at the Grotto led by Brother Esteban.
6:45 p.m. Procession lineup for Evening Mass outside, between the church and rectory.
7:00 p.m. Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Tridentine) - Evening Mass at the Grotto. After Mass; Consecration of the Parish to the Blessed Mother and Lourdes Candlelight Procession.
Italian Dinner – Mostaccioli with Meatball, salad, bread, butter and beverage served in the gym from 12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Children under 10 - $7.00, adult price - $10.00.
GIFT SHOP AND SHRINE BOOTHS – The Gift Shop is open throughout the day and offers a selection of religious literature, rosaries, etc.
On the Shrine grounds are booths that offer candles to be lit at the Grotto, shrine Patron enrollment cards and Lourdes Water.
The Gift Shop will close at 6:00 p.m.
FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE FROM ST VERONICA’S THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
Buses will run to and from St. Veronica’s parking lot continuously from 9:00 a.m. until after the 7:00 p.m. evening Mass.
See the Assumption Grotto web-site for a map to St. Veronica’s Church. see here
PILGRIMAGE BUSES - Please contact the Shrine Gift Shop at (313)332-4432 to make arrangements for bus parking.
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