The school’s theology teachers will talk about the pope’s visit. And Kelly will offer daily multimedia recaps of the pope’s visit.
Pope Francis embodies the values of compassion, love and faith taught at Murphy, Kelly said. 'He resonates deeply with the Catholic students, and even some non-Catholic students. He speaks a language that feels like Jesus,' Kelly said.
The school has a big cutout figure of Pope Francis, he said, “and kids take selfies with him all the time.”
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The visit of Pope Francis
Pope Francis will arrive at Joint Base Andrews on Tuesday for his visit to Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia. Schedule highlights are:
Wednesday: Meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House, papal parade at National Mall, Junipero Serra canonization Mass.
Thursday: Speech to joint session of Congress, evening prayer at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
Friday: Address to United Nations General Assembly in New York, a multi-religious service at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, a motorcade through Central Park, Mass at Madison Square Garden.
Saturday Sept. 26: Mass at Philadelphia’s Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, visit to Independence Mall, visit to Festival of Families at Benjamin Franklin Parkway, prayer vigil with World Meeting of Families.
Sunday Sept. 27: Meeting with bishops at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, visit to Philadelphia’s Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, Mass for World Meeting of Families.