09.25.2015 - Cardinal Seán Speaks at the World Meeting of Families, Text of Remarks and Photos

The text of the Cardinal's remarks at the World Meeting of Families will be posted this evening.  To read the remarks please check back with The Pilot's Echoes section here.  You will also find various texts of remarks by the Holy Father.  Echoes is the online opinion section of The Pilot, which brings thoughtful commentary and in-depth analysis that aims to both inspire and challenge.  Watch for more photos at Pilot Catholic News.


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Cardinal Seán delivering keynote address in Philadelphia at the World Meeting of Families earlier today.  The Cardinal appeared with Dr. Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA.   The talks focused on The Joy of the Gospel of Life. (Photo credit: Gregory L. Tracy/The Pilot)   


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Cardinal Seán listening to Pastor Warren's keynote speech at the World Meeting of Families (Photo credit: Gregory L. Tracy/The Pilot) 

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Cardinal Seán with Boston Pilgrims at World Meeting of Families. (Photo credit: Gregory L. Tracy/The Pilot)



White House Welcoming Ceremony   

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Reverend Richard M. Erikson, Ph.D., Pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Sudbury, MA, and Rev. William B. Palardy, Rector of Blessed John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, at the White House for the welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis.  Fr. Erikson holds the rank of Brigadier General and serves as the Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force Chief of Chaplains at the Pentagon. (Photo courtesy of Fr. Richard Erikson)

Archdiocesan Officials on Pilgrimage in Philadelphia:

  • Michael Lavigne, Assistant Secretary of Evangelization and Discipleship: twitter.com/CatholicLavigne
  • Fr. Matt Williams, Director of New Evangelization for Youth & Young Adults: twitter.com/FrMatt4Boston
  • Follow along on the Papal trip to the U.S.  With CatholicTV and The Pilot.  


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