Pope Francis' words of wisdom

There’s no doubt that on his visit to the United States last week, Pope Francis touched the hearts and inspired the lives of many catholics and non-catholics alike. What was the Holy Father’s message? 

Below you can find links to the different speeches and homilies that Pope Francis gave during his visit. With so much faith and wisdom shared, take some time when you can and reflect on the Pope’s words.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – Washington, DC

·         White House Welcome Ceremony

·         Midday Prayer with US Bishops (St. Matthew’s Cathedral)

·         Canonization Mass of Blessed Fr. Junipero Serra (Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, September 24, 2015 – Washington, DC and New York City

·         Address to US Congress

·         Encounter with the Poor (St. Patrick’s parish, DC)

·         Vespers with Priests & Religious (St. Patrick’s Cathedtral, New York)

Friday, September 25, 2015 – New York City

·         Address to United Nations

·         Interreligious meeting/prayer at Ground Zero Memorial

·         Meeting with children and immigrant families at Harlem school

·         Mass at Madison Square Garden

Saturday, September 26, 2015 – Philadelphia

·         Mass at Cathedral of St. Peter & Paul

·         Religious Liberty Meeting (Independence Hall)

·         Festival of Families

Sunday, September 27, 2105 – Philadelphia

·         Meeting with Bishops at World Meeting of Families

·         Meeting with Prisoners at Curran-Fromhold Penitentiary

·         Closing Mass of World Meeting of Families

·         Pope's Farewell Address

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