All Is Well

This evening there was some excitement in Madrid as groups of protestors took to the streets protesting the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI.  This protest started as most of the nearly 700,000 pilgrims were around the city eating dinner.  The Madrid  police force was able to quickly separate the protestors from the pilgrims and in the preliminary reports no major incidents were noted.   All of our pilgrims from Raleigh are safe and sound.

There is still a strong atmosphere of good will in Madrid and our pilgrims are enjoying the events,  the religious experiences, exploring the city and meeting new friends from around the world.  Please continue your prayers that the presence of the pilgrims will change the city with our witness of faith and love.  All the pilgrims continue to lift up the intentions of the Diocese of Raleigh as we joyfully await the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI tomorrow afternoon!  You will be able to watch this event live at 6:30am eastern time by clicking on the live streaming link above.

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One response

  1. Jeanene

    OOOHHH how I wish I were there with you guys walking in the light of our Lords heart. The light that comes straight from His heart. The light of pure unconditonal love! I so get it and its so amazing! Pax

    Always for our beautiful Mother of the Eucharist

    Jeanene

    August 17, 2011 at 10:11 pm

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