Bp. James V. Johnston, Jr., and Bp.-Emeritus John Leibrecht recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Perpetual Adoration in Saint Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau. The liturgy was held at noon on Sun., Oct. 6, in Old St. Vincent Church with dinner following.
The Vincentian Prayer Group in St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Cape Girardeau, instituted Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in the parish in 1991, when they began the First Friday Exposition. This effort soon spread to St. Mary Cathedral Parish, Cape Girardeau, having a First Sunday Exposition, and to Immaculate Conception Parish in Jackson having a last Thursday Exposition. Other parishes in the area have since followed suit with weekly Exposition. Read more