Our pilgrims waited in the rain and got to greet the Pope at Copacabana Beach last night! Alyssa shows us how close they were:
She was also a wonderful ambassador and made a lot of friends:
Alyssa notes that although the weather has been rainy and windy, it’s expected to warm up a bit over the next couple days. Let’s pray for good weather for our pilgrims!
Today, they will have breakfast, Catechesis, and lunch; then, will head to the Stations of the Cross event. It will begin about 3 pm with the Divine Mercy chaplet and music at Copacabana Beach, and is sure to be a very memorable event! Pope Francis will be arriving about 5 pm for the start of Stations.
In the official write-up for Stations:
The Way of the Cross is a moment of prayer, meditation, and reflection on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The Way of the Cross is a time for remembering God’s love for us. “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends,” – John 15:13.
In support of our pilgrims, let’s try to pray the Stations of the Cross today.