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November 19, 2007

APPROXIMATELY 100 ARCHDIOCESAN FAITHFUL TRAVEL TO ROME FOR
ELEVATION OF CARDINAL-ELECT FOLEY

A group of approximately 100 Priests and Parishioners from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be traveling to Rome to witness the Elevation of Archbishop John P. Foley, a native of Delaware County, to Cardinal. All depart from Philadelphia International Airport's International Terminal on:

Thursday, November 22, 2007
US Airways Flight # 718
Terminal A West Ticketing Lobby Departures
Check-In Time: 3:10 p.m.


Archbishop John P. Foley, a native of Delaware County, will be elevated to Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City. The Consistory will be held on:

Saturday, November 24, 2007
10:30 a.m. Rome Time; 4:30 a.m. EST
Saint Peter's Square
Vatican City


Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate Mass with new Cardinals (Mass of the Rings). Cardinal Foley will receive his ring, symbolizing his office as Cardinal, from Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will also concelebrate Mass.

Sunday, November 25, 2007
10:30 a.m. Rome Time; 4:30 a.m. EST
Saint Peter's Square
Vatican City


Satellite Coordinates:
Satellite GALAXY 11, 91 West Longitude; Transponder 11; C-Band Downlink Frequency 3920MHz; L-Band Frequency 1230MHz; Symbol Rate 26.0000MB/sec; F.E.C. ; Network ID 1; and Bouquet I.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of Cardinal Foley on Thursday, December 13, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. All are welcome.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Donna Farrell, Director of Communications, will be in Rome from Friday, November 23, 2007 through Tuesday, November 27, 2007, and can be reached on her cell phone at 215-651-3574. Please note that Rome is (6) hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.


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Contact
Meredith Wilson
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747

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