Mass to Celebrate Election of Pope Francis, March 19 at St. Columba Cathedral
Friday, 15 March 2013 13:37

               To celebrate the election and installation of Pope Francis, a special Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated on March 19, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wood Street in Youngstown. Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., will be celebrant. Priests of the diocese will concelebrate.

            March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph, is the date of Pope Francis’ Installation Mass in Rome at 9:30 a.m. Rome time.

            Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected Pope on March 13, 2013.

            The public is welcome to participate in this special Mass honoring the new Holy Father. Security will be provided.