Bishop Bonnar will lead Rhoda Wise Mass at St. Peter's tonight

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Bishop David Bonnar, head of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, will celebrate a Mass at 6 tonight honoring the late mystic Rhoda Wise, at St. Peter Catholic Church in downtown Canton. The Mass will be followed by a showing of a new EWTN documentary on Wise at the Basilica of St. John.
Bishop David Bonnar, head of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, will celebrate a Mass at 6 tonight honoring the late mystic Rhoda Wise, at St. Peter Catholic Church in downtown Canton. The Mass will be followed by a showing of a new EWTN documentary on Wise at the Basilica of St. John.

CANTON – Bishop David J. Bonnar, head of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, will participate in this week’s celebrations related to the possible canonization of Rhoda Wise, a Canton woman who died in 1948.

He will preside at a Mass at 6 p.m. today to commemorate Wise at St. Peter Catholic Church at 726 Cleveland Ave. NW. Today is the anniversary of her death.

The Mass will include an update on the sainthood process by Monsignor Michael Cariglio.

Following the Mass, the new EWTN  documentary "They Might Be Saints: Rhoda Wise" will be shown in the parish hall at the Basilica of St. John at 627 McKinley Ave. NW, sponsored by the Rhoda Wise House and Grotto.

The documentary includes a dramatization of Wise’s story, along with interviews with Bonnar, Cariglio and local faithful.

The global premiere of "They Might Be Saints" was Wednesday on ETWN. It will also be shown at 10:30 a.m. today.

This article originally appeared on The Repository: Mass to commemorate Catholic mystic Rhoda Wise at St. Peter