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February 22, 2013

ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT TO CELEBRATE SUNDAY MASS
IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE PETRINE MINISTRY
OF OUR HOLY FATHER, POPE BENEDICT XVI


Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving this Sunday for the ministry of Pope Benedict XVI.

Sunday, February 24, 2013
5:30 p.m. (Confessions)
6:30 p.m. (Mass)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130


All priests are invited to concelebrate and all of the faithful are welcome to attend. Liturgical and pastoral guidance has been provided to assist clergy and faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia during this period of the papal transition to unite all in prayer with the whole Church, and with one another.


Archbishop Chaput will offer Mass on Sunday, March 3, 2013, to pray for the election of a new Pope.
An additional Mass will take place upon the election of the new Supreme Pontiff at a date yet to be determined.

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Editor's Note: Further information, including liturgical aids are available on the website of the Office for Divine Worship at http://archphila.org/evangelization/worship/worship.htm.


Contact
Kenneth A. Gavin
Associate Director of Communications
215-587-3747

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