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March 4 – March 12 NOVENA OF GRACE IN HONOR OF ST. FRANCIS

NOVENA OF GRACE IN HONOR OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER The 89th Novena of Grace in Honor of St. Francis Xavier will be held from March 4-March 12 weekdays at 9:15 a.m., 12:15 and 6:16 p.m., Saturday at 4:15 and 7:15 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m.,10 a.m.. 12:15 p.m. in St. John Church, 44 Temple St.; Bishop Rueger at 8 a.m., Bishop McManus at 10 a.m. and Bishop Reilly at 12:15 p.m. will open the novena on Sunday; other speakers will be Father William A. Barry, SJ, on Monday; Msgr. Edmond T. Tinsley, on Tuesday; Father John D. Savard, SJ, on Wednesday; Father John E. Fagan, SJ, on Thursdaay; Msgr. Francis J. Scollen, on Friday; Father Paul F. Harman, SJ, next Saturday; Brother Thomas M. Fahey, CFX, next Sunday and Father John F. Madden, pastor, will close the novena March 12.