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Sunday, October 16, 2022
2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Phoenix Convention Center
South Building, Halls F & G, 33 S 3rd St., Phoenix AZ 85004
Doors open at noon for confession, adoration, exhibits

Questions? Call Skip at (602) 677-2029.

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Arizona Rosary Celebration in Phoenix


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Please help us invite everyone! Thank you!

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Parish Bulletin & Pulpit Announcements - UPDATED -

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Please see the gallery of social media images for graphics you can show on the church wall or print in the bulletin.

Thank you!

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Media You Can Request - 11x17 poster, event card

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to request 11x17 posters or event reminder cards.

Available starting in summer 2022 while supplies last.

Thank you for sharing our invitation with your family and friends.

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Social Media Images You Can Download and Share

Please download and share images to invite family and friends to Arizona Rosary Celebration in Phoenix. Share on social media. Attach to an e-mail, insert in a document, put in a slide presentation. Ask your parish bulletin coordinator to post in the bulletin or project on the church wall. Thank you!

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Event schedule (includes both Tucson and Phoenix events)

Mass, Holy Hour, and Dinner the night before the celebration:

Saturday, October 15, 2022 at St. Paul, 330 W. Coral Gables Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85023

5:00 p.m. Mass

6:00 p.m. Holy Hour

7:00 p.m. Dinner - You are invited! The dinner is $25 per person.

Please send your dinner reservation form today!

Arizona Rosary Celebration:

Sunday, October 16, 2022 at Phoenix Convention Center, 33 S. 3rd St., South Bldg., Halls F & G, Phoenix AZ 85004

Noon: Confession, Adoration, Exhibits

1:00 p.m.: Matachines dancers outside convention center

1:30 p.m.: Choir concert inside convention center

2:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Program with special guest speakers, blessing procession, rosary, adoration

Transportation to the celebration on Sunday:

Parking is available at the Phoenix Convention Center and at garages throughout downtown Phoenix. 

Phoenix Suns Parking Garage, located on the corner of 3rd St. & Jefferson in downtown Phoenix at 333 E. Jefferson - Mention the Arizona Rosary Celebration for a discounted parking rate of $6 per vehicle. The garage is right across the street from the entrance to the Phoenix Convention Center south building.

Bus rentals turn the celebration into a pilgrimage. For information on how to rent a bus for your church, youth group, or other circles of friends, please download the bus rental information or contact one of these suggested companies:

All Aboard America: (480) 222-6940, minimum of four hours
27 seats $510 plus $115 additional per hour after first four hours
40 seats $585 plus $125 additional per hour after first four hours
56 seats $595 plus $145 additional per hour after first four hours


Cave Creek Unified School District: Adele Wilcox (480) 575-2080
$25.00 per hour per driver plus $2.50 per mile per bus.

First Student Charter: (800) 309-1421

Trips are priced individually. Please call for a quote. No insurance is needed as the insurance is covered by the bus company.

BUS DRIVER UPDATES: Please share this information with your bus driver. Busses can load and unload passengers at the Phoenix Convention Center south building either at the front of the building on 3rd Street (handicapped accessible ramp) or at the back of the building on 5th Street at the loading dock. 

Public transit to the downtown Phoenix area is plentiful. Please visit the Valley Metro website for routes, fares, and schedules. 

Holy Hour & Dinner
Arizona Rosary Celebration in Phoenix

Your Special Intentions

Your Special Intentions

Imagine thousands of people praying together for YOUR special intentions.

Just imagine joining your prayers to theirs. 

Blessing Procession and Parish Family Representative Pre-register your whole family or a small group of up to 4 people representing a school, Knights of Columbus council, or any Catholic organization. The Blessing Procession starts the program at 2:00 as participants process in and are blessed by Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares. Some families choose to carry a rose to present to Our Lady. Some organizations carry a banner with their name. Everyone in the blessing procession reserves their own seat in a designated area and signs in by 1:00 p.m. the day of the program.

Sign-up for the Blessing Procession:

Click here for the Blessing Procession form in English. 

Click here for the Blessing Procession form in Spanish.

Click here for the Parish Family Representative form in English.

Click here for the Parish Family Representative Form in Spanish.

Thank you.

Prayer Intentions Prayer boxes are located at most parishes throughout the Diocese of Phoenix so you can write out your prayer intentions and drop them in the box. Your parish representative will bring the box of prayer intentions to Arizona Rosary Celebration. We will pray together to lift your intentions to God during the celebration, and we will continue praying for your intentions all year. Please download a prayer intention slip in English or Spanish and write down your prayer intentions. Put the written prayer intentions in the box at your parish or bring them to the celebration in October and place them in the prayer intention box when you come into the hall at the Phoenix Convention Center. God bless you.

Prayer Campaign Please join our prayer campaign for this statewide event. The prayer campaign is updated monthly. Thank you!

Prayer Intentions
Prayer Campaign

For a Bigger Experience...

For a Bigger Experience

Looking for a bigger experience? Here are some ideas...


Altar Server Altar servers process in the Blessing Procession and may assist at the altar as well. Would you or someone you know like to be an altar server in this wonderful celebration? We hope to include representatives from every parish in the Diocese of Phoenix. Please download the Altar Server Packet to see the forms and all the information. Thank you. God bless you.

Usher Welcoming and assisting as thousands of Catholics come into the Phoenix Convention Center is the role of the usher. We need many friendly people to fill this role! Please click here to find out more about helping in this very special role. Thank you.


Display Table Reserve your table to promote your Catholic school or organization. Send an e-mail to for information. Exhibitors may offer items for a donation. You can put a “suggested donation” on your items; however, you must be willing to accept whatever donation is offered.

Program Book Advertising The program book reaches thousands of Catholics both in print and online. Get the word out about your event, effort, organization, or prayer petition. Ads can be purchased now for the program book that will be distributed in October. Deadline to purchase ads is September 5, 2022. 

Commemorative Pin Wear your commemorative pin to remember the prayer intentions of this event, and also as a conversation starter for inviting family and friends to Arizona Rosary Celebration in October. To purchase a pin with the image of Our Lady, Help of Persecuted Christians, send an e-mail to Thank you.

Altar Servers 
Display Table
Poster Contest
Program Book Advertising
Commemorative Pin

Your presence at Arizona Rosary Celebration is public witness to the faith.
Join thousands of Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix for
prayer, adoration, the rosary, confession, displays, music.

Let's Pray the Rosary in Phoenix, Arizona!
Sunday, October 16, 2022
Program begins at 2:00 p.m. - Doors open at noon
Phoenix Convention Center, South Building, Halls F & G, 33 S 3 St., Phoenix AZ 85004
Thank you. God bless you. We can't wait to see you!

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