Public rosary events planned
• A rosary for the nation will be said at noon Saturday at the Village Towne Restaurant parking lot, Route 61 in Atlas. People of all faiths are welcome.
• Also at noon Saturday, a public rosary rally is scheduled in Shamokin. A procession will begin in the parking lot across from Mother Cabrini Church, 214 N. Shamokin St. The group will walk to the Lourdes Grotto on Race Street. Others may drive up and meet there. The rosary will be recited at the grotto representing one of more than 23,000 rallies taking place across the United States. Following the rally, pizza will be offered to participants at the Knights of Columbus hall on Independence Street.
• In Kulpmont, a rosary rally is planned for noon Saturday on the steps of Holy Angels Church.