50th Family Rosary Crusade Rally October 15 in San Francisco

California Catholic Daily: The “Family Rosary Crusade 2011,” which will be celebrated on Oct. 15 at 12 noon in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza, commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Father Patrick Peyton’s 1961 Rosary Rally. The 1961 event, which was held in Golden Gate Park, drew an estimated 550,000 people. It remains the largest gathering in the history of San Francisco, and, for five straight days, made the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle. Read more here.

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    San Francisco and the Catholic Church have changed dramatically since 1961, and no for the better!