The Papal Mass has begun.
Eva Aguirre of St. Charles Borromeo in Nederland traveled to Philly this week to see Pope Francis. She said that she came because this was the first Pope from the Americas. "It has been wonderful. [...]
With more than a million people expected it will take a while to get thru security and inside. Maria Perez, Eva Aguirre and Rose Rumsey are excited for the day's Papal Mass. Not only were [...]
It was truly a blessed and amazing experience Rosa said. Seeing the Pope, its difficult to put my feelings into words. I'm honored he was able to make the journey here. He's so self giving. [...]
The Pope has arrived at Independence Hall. Rosa is watching on one of the screens that are set up throughout the gated Festival of Families. Rosa said she is excited and it feels sirrwal because [...]
Rosa has found her way up the parkway and settled into a spot to wait for the Pope's arrival. The plan is for the Holy Father to drive down the parkway.
“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 [...]
We need to hope. We remember but we also hope and work for peace.
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