St. Brigid

Monday, July 1 | 4:45 PM – 7:30 AM
St. Brigid 175th Anniversary Eucharistic Celebration

Eucharistic procession from Greene County Expo Center (Fairgrounds) to St. Brigid Church on July 1. The procession will begin between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. Following the arrival of the procession at St. Brigid Church, a Holy Hour is planned that will include a talk from a national Eucharistic speaker and praise and worship music. Priests will also be available to hear confessions. The Holy Hour is planned to take place between about 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. (Actual time is dependent on procession departure and arrival time.) Following the Holy Hour, a community meal will be available for all. The event will feature a display of Eucharistic Miracles by St. Carlo Acutis. After the evening meal and celebration, adoration and confession will be available in St. Brigid Church overnight until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Following overnight adoration, morning Mass will begin at 7:30 a.m. Afterwards, a Eucharistic procession will travel from St. Brigid Church to Xenia Station. Along the procession route, pilgrims will stop at Greene County Jail to pray outside. Coffee and donuts available after the Eucharistic procession.

Tuesday, July 2 | 7 – 9:30 AM
Holy Mass & Solemn departure procession

Holy Mass will be celebrated at 7:30am in St. Brigid Church on July 2nd. Following Mass, a solemn departure procession (approximately 2.3 miles) will proceed from St. Brigid Church through downtown Xenia to the pavilion located at Xenia Station parking lot at 150 S. Miami Ave., Xenia, OH 45385. The procession will take approximately 45-60 minutes. There is ample parking available and a shuttle bus will be provided to shuttle people back to St. Brigid Church.

Tuesday, July 2 | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Pilgrimage Route:

Walk from Xenia Station to St. Augustine Church

Departure from Xenia Station:  9:30 a.m.

Distance:  14.3 miles

Estimated Time Start-to-Finish:  7 hours

Approximate arrival at St. Augustine Church:  4:30 p.m.

The Eucharist will be driven form St. Augustine Church to St. Francis de Sales Church prior to the Holy Hour at 5:00 p.m.