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Philly Papal Itinerary

Pope Francis’ trip to the United States of American began in Washington, D.C. and ended in Philadelphia, PA.

When Pope Francis touched down in our nation’s capital, the City of Brotherly Love kicked off the eighth… 146 more words

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Making Alter Bread

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Pope Francis’ Papal mass on Sunday.  That’s a lot of people, which means they needed to have a lot of alter bread to accommodate those wanting to receive communion. 134 more words

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another Papal Mass...20 years earlier

Watching televised events of the current Holy Father’s trip to the United States triggered memories of the Papal Mass I was privileged to attend twenty years earlier, in 1995, celebrated in, … 818 more words



As we were attending the World Meeting of Families last week the calendar turned to fall. It is a beautiful time of year, but as we leave Philadelphia, I do not feel like it is fall. 581 more words

World Meeting Of Families

Pope Francis closes the week

It is difficult to articulate the beauty of the Papal Mass yesterday. We all agreed the Holy Spirit was at work in Philadelphia this week as again, crowds were polite and respectful despite a long day of waiting.   500 more words

World Meeting Of Families

Papal Fever: Say Two Prayers and Call Me in the Morning

A quick search on the internet brings up over four million hits about the latest “epidemic” to hit the United States: Papal Fever. Since the moment the Holy Father, Pope Francis, went wheels up in Cuba, America has been swept up in a frenzy of enthusiastic support of this soft-spoken and humble man in his Fiat. 1,601 more words


POSTCARD FROM Philadelphia

The streets of the City of Brotherly Love were crammed with the faithful as Pope Francis came to celebrate Mass Sept. 27. I went as a member of the media, assigned to join a busload from Glen Burnie, Maryland. 53 more words