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A Georgia TV station

Another encounter for Rosa. A Spanish language TV station out of Atlanta stopped her. In the interview she said that seeing so many people coming here to see the Pope was amazing.

By | September 26th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

A pilgrim’s perspective

Rosa's first new friend. James drove from the hotel as close as he could to the security checkpoint. "A sweet man who was very welcoming and friendly. He was so willing to get us where [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

On the way to the Festival of Families.

Today will be a pilgrim's perspective. Rosa Lofton of Holy Trinity Mont Belvieu is on her way to the Festival of Families. Blessings do come though one may struggle. Rosa didn't have a ticket to [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

In His Own Words

  “I am happy that America continues to be, for many, a land of  ‘dreams’.  Dreams which lead to action, to participation, to commitment. Dreams which awaken what is deepest and truest in the life [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: English, Local, Papal Visit 2015, popeblog|0 Comments

On the Pope’s talk at the UN

  “I was very happy that Pope Francis was able to stand before the world community at the U.N. and speak about the importance of coming together as a global family to protect the weakest [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

Friday in Philly

  Family Life Director Jerome Cabeen talks with Shirley and Melvin Swoboda as they arrived at the convention center for the final day of the World Meeting of Families..

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

Greeting by Jerome Cabeen from WMF

Jerome Cabeen recorded a short message at the World Meeting of Families. Go see it on Facebook at Catholic Diocese of Beaumont.

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

Early in Washington

  Jim and Jeanne Fennell of Beaumont arrived at the lawn of the Capitol early this morning. Jim Fennell also attended the canonization Mass Wednesday of now St. Junipero Serra. Jim Fennell said the Pope’s [...]

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

Line for security

  Jim Fennell sent this photo ... It's the line to get thru security for the Mass at the Basilica.

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

At the World Meeting of Families

We've gotten here and all set to get this wonderful week underway. We are so excited!  

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

On their way

Eva and James Carter from Port Arthur and Jim Fennell from Beaumont are on their way to the canonization Mass for Father Serra.  

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog, This Just In|0 Comments

In Washington

Beaumonter Jim Fennell was watching CNN live broadcast of Pope Francis's visit. He was planning to be leaving the hotel about 1:00 PM to travel to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.  The mood in [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, popeblog|0 Comments

Traveling

We are in Philly and our Holy Father is heading to Washington. Looking forward to all that will be happening this week. What an exciting time! Waving at the people in Cuba.

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: popeblog|0 Comments

On our way!

Early morning travels got the local folks who are making a pilgrimage to Philly up and moving. Excited for the week they met at the airport and easily found each other in their Encounter Catholic [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: English, ETC Online, Local, popeblog|0 Comments