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April 15, 2008

ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA - FACT SHEET
FOR PAPAL VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES

Friday, April 18, 2008 after 11:30 a.m.: Interview opportunity - speak with Seminarians from Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary before they depart for New York. To set up interviews please contact: Dan Skalski, Communications Coordinator, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary at 610-785-6219 (office) or 609-335-0714 (cell).

Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 9:15 a.m.: Mass for Priests, Deacons and Members of Religious Order at St. Patrick's Cathedral: 30 from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia attending

Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.: The Holy Father to meet with young Catholics at St. Joseph Seminary in Yonkers:
7:00 a.m.:
150 Seminarians from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary will be departing for this meeting with the Holy Father

Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 2:30 p.m.: Mass at Yankee Stadium
3,020 faithful from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are attending
1 altar server
59 host parishes and institutions
61 buses are departing from various points throughout the Archdiocese at 7 a.m.
3 buses of high school students
3 buses of Catholic college students and
1 bus of people with special needs
Photo Opportunities: Buses are departing at 7 a.m. from the following places:
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Center City, Philadelphia
Saint William Parish, 6200 Rising Sun Avenue, Lawncrest, Northeast Philadelphia
Saint Bede the Venerable Parish, 1071 Holland Avenue, Holland, Bucks County
Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, 1000 West Lycoming Street, Northeast Philadelphia
West Philadelphia Catholic High School, 4501 Chestnut Street, West Philadelphia

Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 1:30 p.m.: St. John Bosco Parish Gymnasium, 235 East County Line Road, Hatboro, Montgomery County - Watch the Pope Party: Parishioners will watch the Papal Mass at Yankee Stadium on a 12-foot screen in the St. John Bosco Gymnasium.

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Contact
Meredith Wilson
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747

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