If you wished you could have been there when the announcement was made regarding our new pope, now you can be through this podcast which you can listen to directly from your computer. Climb aboard for a great ride!
And check out this video by Fr. Roderick, hot off the press – only 7 minutes long but it truly captures the glorious moment!
I found myself last night watching the reruns of the announcement of Pope Francis. I found myself filling up while watching the white smoke, listening to the ancient peeling bells, and witnessing the joys of tens of thousands.
It was such a beautiful moment, a moment of unity for Catholics and non-Catholics around the world. St. Peter’s Square was filled to overflowing with peoples of all ages, races and stations in life (and I’m willing to bet, various faiths as well).
The word “catholic” means universal and indeed yesterday, the world was “catholic,” united through television, radio and the internet with the crowds standing in the rain, waiting to great the new Pope.
Did you wish you were there? I sure did.
Fr. Roderick Vonhögen, a priest from the Netherlands, has been using the new…
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