Everyone in the archdiocese is invited to take part the Rosary crusade for religious liberty. The Rosary is prayed from 4-4:30 p.m. every Friday through Nov. 16 in the St. Vincent de Paul Chapel of the Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive in Shrewsbury. Special intentions will be made for each decade, plus one Hail Mary offered for each state and the District of Columbia. For more information on the Rosary crusade, call the archdiocesan Respect Life Apostolate at (314) 792-7555.
A special needs Mass will be celebrated at noon Sunday, Oct. 7, at Sacred Heart Church, 17 Ann Ave. in Valley Park. Individuals with special needs who wish to participate in the Mass as a lector, usher, greeter, petition reader or in other functions are asked to contact Ann Blaes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (636) 717-0105. The Mass is being held in conjunction with Disabilities Awareness Month.