Blessed Margaret of Castello Prayer Group
MONTHLY MEETING: Second Wednesday of each month, after the 12:30 PM Mass in the
Lower Rectory Conference Room.
Handicapped/disabled persons along with their caregivers, as well as anyone else interested in learning more about Blessed Margaret is invited to attend. Recitation of the Rosary immediately after the 12:30 PM Mass. Sacramental Confession available before and after the Mass.
Blessed Margaret of Castello (1287-1320 A.D.), is patroness of the unwanted and handicapped. A severely handicapped person herself, she was abandoned by her parents as a child. She was cared for by various families of the city and later became a third-order Dominican. In 1558, 238 years after her death, it was discovered that her body was miraculously incorrupt.
"For my father and my mother have left me; but the Lord hath taken me up." (Psalm 26:10)