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Can’t Go See the Pope? Be a Virtual Pilgrim!

Those who are not traveling to see Pope Francis during his three-city apostolic visit to the United States can join in a virtual pilgrimage with these prayers for each stop on his journey. papal-visit-2015-virtual-pilgrimage-prayer-english

Join fellow members of the Grand Rapids Diocese during the World Meeting of Families (WMF) and Papal Visit (Sept. 22-27) by becoming a virtual pilgrim. Join in community with others at several different parishes and the Catholic Information Center to view and discuss WMF keynote presentations from Catholic leaders like Bishop Robert Barron and Cardinal Tagle.

Viewing locations in our diocese

The following locations throughout the diocese are serving as host sites to gather “virtual pilgrims” to watch key World Meeting of Families presentations and participate in group discussion and prayer. Join us!
St. Robert Newminster, Ada ​St. Thomas the Apostle, Grand Rapids
Holy Family, Caledonia Our Lady of the Lake, Holland
St. John Paul II, Cedar Springs – (616) 696-3904 St. Francis de Sales, Holland
Catholic Information Center, Grand Rapids – (616)-459-7267 ​St. Philip Neri, Reed City
St. Isidore, Grand Rapids St. Michael, Remus
Ss. Peter & Paul, Ionia

World Meeting of Families 2015 – Keynote Speaker Viewing Schedule:

Please pray for Bishop Walkowiak and pilgrims from our diocese traveling to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit.