Sancta Maria School

Eudora News and

Junior High students from Sancta Maria School in Eudora will be holding a National Day of Prayer event on Thursday, May 5 from Noon to 1:00PM at the Eudora Community Center, 1638 Elm Street.

Also, The Eudora Baptist Church will conduct a 24 hour prayer vigil that will run from 12:00AM to 11:59PM Thursday at the Baptist Church located at 525 West 20th Street.  Eudora Baptist Church will be open during the entire period for those who wish to stop by as time allows.

Both of these events are open to the public.

The National Day of Prayer was begun in 1952 by President Harry S. Truman along with all of Congress.  President Ronald Reagan decided that it should be held every first Thursday of the month of May.  It is a Christian, nondenominational prayer day.