(CARTHAGE, Mo.) — Carthage Police Chief Greg Dagnan is ready for Marian Days 2019. Even though the official event doesn’t begin until Wednesday night. You have to prepare ahead of time when you are bringing in a city so many times larger than your own!
“Pleasant but large crowd and no major incidents. The actual event starts July 31 with an evening mass,” Chief Dagnan posted on twitter Saturday evening.
The event ends on Sunday with a morning church service, mass.
Carthage Police Department are set up with information and up-to-the-minute tweets and text updates.
TEXT >>>> MARIAN19 to 888-777 for updates from Carthage Police Department and Jasper County Emergency Management #MarianDays2019!
ABOUT MARIAN DAYS
Estimated to be the largest North American religious pilgrimage, Marian Days brings thousands of Vietnamese Catholic families to Carthage, Missouri each August. They celebrate faith and fellowship in honor of the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary, as well as in memory of their homeland across the Pacific. The festival is highlighted with a variety of mass ceremonies, teen & youth seminars, live entertainment, solemn procession, and opportunities for confession.Carthage CVB