The Five Days of Prayer at Caritas of Birmingham, December 8-12, 2019

Updated December 4, 2019 A.D.
Originally published October 15, 2019 A.D.

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December 8-12, 2019 at Caritas of Birmingham

Exclusive to Each Day

(Times to be announced at 8:00 am)

Dec. 8: The Rededication of The Tabernacle of Our Lady’s Messages

Dec. 9: Climb to the Cross on Penitentiary Mountain

Dec. 10: Visit the Bedroom of the Apparitions

Dec. 11: Christmas in the Field

Dec. 12: Patriotic Rosary: Consecration of Our Nation.

Talks by a Friend of Medjugorje will be scheduled throughout the five days. The times will also be announced after 8:00 am morning prayer each day.

Visit here to see all pilgrimage sites at Caritas of Birmingham

Join us, December 8-12, 2019, at Caritas of Birmingham for the Five Days of Prayer, for the Reconciliation of Ourselves, Our Families and Our Nation Back to God. This is the 27th year of this special event, one of the forerunners of many prayer events which take place in the U.S. today. See below the daily prayer schedule, sites you will pray at, hotel listings near to Caritas, and directions. Or call Caritas in the U.S. at 205-672-2000.

For more information or to contact us for Airline and hotel information call Caritas of Birmingham at:

205-672-2000 ext. 218 (24 hrs)

Or write:
Caritas of Birmingham
100 Our Lady Queen of Peace Drive
Sterrett, AL 35147 USA

Hotel Listings

Based on location, traffic, and proximity to Caritas of Birmingham, the hotels listed below on Hwy 280 are suggested. They are arranged from those closest to those farthest from Caritas. The Hampton Inn is the official Caritas Hotel.

Hampton Inn & Suites, approx. 10 miles, 205-981-0024

Candlewood Suites, approx. 13 miles, 205-991-0272.

Best Western Plus Birmingham Inn & Suites, approx. 15 miles, 205-995-8586.

Call the hotels directly for reservations and availability and mention that you are coming to the Caritas prayer gathering.

Daily Prayer and Event Schedule

5:00 a.m. Morning Prayer Silent prayer in the Field. Dress warmly and bring blankets and flashlights.

6:00 a.m. Angelus

8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer Announcements will be made at this time.

9:45 a.m. Rosary in the Field Two mysteries prayed each day as well as the Novena for the Spiritual Healing of Our Nation.

12:00 p.m. Angelus Wherever you are on the grounds.

3:00 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy (Wherever you are on the grounds.)

Local Churches and Mass Times

St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church (Get Directions)
Saturday – 4:00 PM
Sunday – 7:45 AM | 10:30 AM
Monday – 9:00 AM

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church (Get Directions)
205-991-5488
Saturday – 4:30 PM
Sunday – 7:00 AM | 8:30 AM | 11:00 AM

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (Get Directions)
205-871-8121
Saturday – 5:00 PM
Sunday – 7:00 AM | 8:30 AM | 10:00 AM | 11:30 AM | 6:00 PM
Monday – 6:30 AM

All those attending will need to provide their own transportation to and from Caritas. Parking is available here on the grounds in our parking lot.

No chairs of any sort are permitted in the Field at any time. For the handicapped, please make arrangements for a wheelchair or a walker with a seat.

Smoking and pets are strictly prohibited. No video cameras or cell phones allowed on the grounds.

Modesty code is enforced. Dress for a hike to the Grotto. No sleeveless or low cut shirts, blouses, or sweaters. No short skirts or shorts. No see-through clothing or clothing that has inappropriate writing or pictures on it. Remember this is a holy event.

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  1. There are no words to describe the way I feel about reading about the Tabernacle and seeing the awesomeness of the beauty and craftsmanship of all. You have truly given Mother Mary a place worthy of our love for her and for prayer. Mary has led me to this amazing story and my heart is over-whelmed. The Holy Spirit has filled my soul and heart with tears. There are real and heavy tears of wonder, just as I feel when I pray Mary’s Holy Rosary. Thank you for this holy place where I yearn to visit one day.

  2. There are no words to describe the way I feel about reading about the Tabernacle and seeing the awesomeness of the beauty and craftsmanship of all. You have truly given Mother Mary a place worthy of our love for her and for prayer. Mary has led me to this amazing story and my heart is over-whelmed. The Holy Spirit has filled my soul and heart with tears. There are real and heavy tears of wonder, just as I feel when I pray Mary’s Holy Rosary. Thank you for this holy place where I yearn to visit one day.

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