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3500 Faithful Gather Around the Blessed Virgin
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The VIII Marian Encounter in the city of Cancun (Mexico) brought together a great crowd of believers who love the Mother of God and our Mother.

Encuentro mariano en Cancún
3500 people participated in an event dedicated to the Blessed Virgin.
Regnum Christi members, in coordination with other apostolates throughout the Prelature of Cancun-Chetumal (Mexico), organized an event whose objective was to promote a greater love for the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Saturday November 2, 3,500 people congregated in the Cancun Convention Center for Mass, confessions, and a series of talks on the Blessed Virgin and her virtues. The Eucharist was celebrated by the local Bishop, His Excellency Jorge Bernal, LC, the first Legionary of Christ ever to be named a Bishop and one of the very first Legionary priests to be ordained. Numerous faithful lined up for the sacrament of reconciliation, a sign the event was producing significant
 8o. encuentro mariano en Cancún
Bishop Jorge Bernal, LC, presided over the Eucharistic Celebration.
spiritual fruits.

The speakers for the event included Monsignor José Cruz Camacho Rodríguez, Counselor for the Latinamerican Group of Cursillos de Cristiandad, Father Mario Rojas, a specialist in the tilma of Saint Juan Diego, as well as Legionaries Father Pedro Pablo Elizondo,LC, and Father Rafael Jácome, LC. All of the speakers eloquently conveyed a great knowledge and a personal love for the Mother of our Lord.

Various aspostolates set up stands to display how they serve the Church. Regnum Christi members as well as a number of religious congregations shared with the faithful their projects and ideas, motivating and inspiring them to bring their faith to life by actively spreading the Good News.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2003-01-24


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