Stopping for a respite on the Spanish Steps, some of the 43 pilgrims who joined Domestic Church Media co-founders Jim and Cheryl Manfredonia for an historic pilgrimage to Rome were among an estimated 800,000 pilgrims in the St. Peter’s area hoping to catch sight of the canonization by Pope Francis of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II on April 27. More ... Friday, May 9, 2014
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., joins Pat Ciarrocchi, news anchor, in the KYW CBS3 studios in Philadelphia where the two provided extended coverage on the morning of the canonizations of St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II. More ... Friday, May 9, 2014
Prayerful expectation filled St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Freehold April 26 as nearly 1,000 congregants gathered for the Diocese’s celebration of the canonization of Blessed John XXIII, which was set to take place in Rome the next day.
On a day filled with great joy, splendor and gratitude to God, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., joined the community of St. Hedwig Parish, Trenton, April 27 to commemorate the canonization St. John Paul II.
The Diocese of Trenton will commemorate the canonizations of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II during two Masses celebrated by Bishop David M. O’ Connell, C.M., scheduled around the ceremonies in Rome April 27.