Saint Marcellus Day 2015


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Relics of the early Christian martyr St. Marcellus are housed in the main altar at the Sacred Heart Basilica at Notre Dame and each year around his feast day pilgrims visit those relics to pray and meditate on the current day meaning of his witness to peace 1,700 years ago.

  • 5:00 PM: Meal & Pilgrimage
    • Simple Supper & Dramatization of the rial of Sain Marcellus at Olivet AME Church (719 N. Notre Dame Ave) after which pilgrims will process to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
  • 7:15 PM: Prayer Service
  • 9:00 PM Service of Light
    • Lucernarium prayer will be celebrated at the Moreau Seminary Chapel (1837 Moreau Drive, Notre Dame) followed by a light reception hosted by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Event is Co-Hosted by The Community of Peace & Nonviolence, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, & The Catholic Peace Fellowship.

For more information please contact Sharon Kniss at or Shawn Storer at 574.339.1100 or