Diocese of Little Rock Divine Mercy Shrine Opens

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Location: St. Edward Church - Little Rock
Contact: Church Office
Phone: (501) 374-5767

The Divine Mercy Shrine will open at St. Edward Church in Little Rock Sunday, June 11, on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)The new diocesan shrine was created by the Diocese of Little Rock as part of the diocesan synod process and the National Eucharistic Revival. A special bilingual Mass will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock with Bishop Anthony B. Taylor as the celebrant. Parishioners will then process one mile to St. Edward Church. Bishop Taylor will bless the new image of the divine mercy and pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy followed by the official signing of the decree of creating a diocesan shrine. The event will conclude with benediction. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. “This shrine will be at and will serve as a place of pilgrimage, adoration and reconciliation,” Bishop Taylor told Arkansas Catholic in December.