100th Anniversary Titanic Blessing Given by Bishop Boland

Bishop Emeritus J. Kevin Boland participated in the 100th anniversary blessing ceremony of the sinking of the ship Titanic in Boston, Massachusetts  on April 10.

In his role as Bishop Promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea, Bishop Boland blessed several wreaths and  over a million rose petals that were to be transported by a Coast Guard vessel to the site of the ship’s sinking on April 14.

Read Bishop Boland’s blessing and media accounts of the ceremony here:

Titanic Wreath Blessing

In the News:

The Boston Globe- Rose petal tribute planned for Titanic
NECN- Flowers for Titanic's watery grave (video)
BostonHerald.com- Titanic Centennial Memorial (slideshow)

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