Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Pope to visit Castel Gandalfo for feast of the Assumption

August 14, 2013

Pope Francis will visit Castel Gandalfo on August 15, to celebrate the feast of the Assumption there.

Although the Pope has chosen to remain in Rome during the summer, rather than staying at the papal summer residence, he will preserve a Vatican tradition by celebrating Mass for the residents of Castel Gandalfo.

The Pope will also visit a convent of Poor Clares, and the local parish of St. Thomas of Villanova, before returning to the Vatican. He will make the trip to and from Castel Gandalfo by helicopter.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.