We Welcome Pope Francis on His Historic Visit!
“As we anticipate Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, let us prepare our hearts to welcome him as a father, ready to listen to him with childlike attentiveness as to how we can be missionaries of love.”
- Bishop Paul S. Loverde
Resources for the Pope's Visit
We've put together a page of resources to help you stay informed during the Pope's visit. CLICK HERE for information from the USCCB, the World Meeting of Families, the Diocese of Arlington, the Archdiocese of Washington and more. Check out detailed schedules, livestreaming of events, and up-to-date coverage.
Father Tom on ABC7 News
Father Tom has been invited to be an on-air commentator during coverage of the Pope's visit byABC-Channel 7 News. Check out coverage on Wednesday, 9-11am and 3-6:30pm, and on Thursday, 3-8pm (tentative schedule; may be subject to change).
Share Your Stories and Photos: Use #GSCCPope
Whether you're watching from home, trying for a spot on the parade route Wednesdaymorning, or one of the lucky few to be attending an event in DC, share your photos and thoughts on social media using #GSCCPope! You can also email your photos and thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can share them with fellow parishioners.