In Pictures – May 8, 2014

SPECIAL PILGRIMAGE  Brian Meyer, left, and Sam Nelson, both 7th-graders at Notre Dame Academy in Minnetonka, and Sam’s mom Kris Nelson, right,  prayed in the crypt at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in New Franken, Wisc., near Green Bay. The 7th-grade class visited the shrine April 29 and 30. Before they left, they gathered the prayers of their church and school communities and prayed them at the hallowed site seeking the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Sharp

SPECIAL PILGRIMAGE Brian Meyer, left, and Sam Nelson, both 7th-graders at Notre Dame Academy in Minnetonka, and Sam’s mom Kris Nelson, right, prayed in the crypt at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in New Franken, Wisc., near Green Bay. The 7th-grade class visited the shrine April 29 and 30. Before they left, they gathered the prayers of their church and school communities and prayed them at the hallowed site seeking the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Sharp

SAINTS: Deacon John Belian proclaims the Gospel during a special 11 a.m. Mass April 27 at Holy Cross parish in northeast Minneapolis. The liturgy began a community celebration of the canonization of Sts. John Paul II and John XXIII. Festivities following Mass included a program by children from Pope John Paul II Catholic School and the Polish Saturday School, a display of John Paul II memorabilia, a performance by the Dolina Polish Folk Dancers and a community dinner. For full coverage of the canonizations, see page 24.  Jim Rice/For The Catholic Spirit

SAINTS: Deacon John Belian proclaims the Gospel during a special 11 a.m. Mass April 27 at Holy Cross parish in northeast Minneapolis. The liturgy began a community celebration of the canonization of Sts. John Paul II and John XXIII. Festivities following Mass included a program by children from Pope John Paul II Catholic School and the Polish Saturday School, a display of John Paul II memorabilia, a performance by the Dolina Polish Folk Dancers and a community dinner. For full coverage of the canonizations, see page 24. Jim Rice/For The Catholic Spirit

 

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