CAREY, Ohio The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation will prepare for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary with a novena Monday through Aug. 14.
The novena weekday schedule includes Masses at 7 and 11 a.m.; the sacrament of reconciliation at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; evening devotions at 8 p.m.; and Sunday Masses at 8 and 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
The Rev. Tony Fox, a of Melbourne, Australia, will be the novena speaker, speaking at 8 p.m. daily except Sunday, when he will speak at 2:30 p.m.
On the Feast of the Assumption, a 9 p.m. candlelight procession will be held from the Basilica to Shrine Park, where Bishop Leonard Blair of the Toledo Catholic Diocese will celebrate Mass for the Vigil of the Feast.
More information is available by calling the shrine, 419-396-7107, or online at www.olcshrine.com.