By Vatican Information workers reporter
Welcomed within the backyard of the power by the everlasting company and those that generally frequent the Centre, a complete of round 50 folks gathered to fulfill the Pope on Thursday.
In response to the Holy See Press Workplace, they included aged, folks residing with varied addictions and HIV/AIDS, and the director in cost, Fr. André Morency.
Pope Francis met informally with them, listening to their tales and prayers.
When greeting them on the conclusion of their time collectively, he gave them an icon of Mary, “The Most Holy Woman of Jerusalem.”
A contemporary non secular creation, this icon of the Theotokos (Mom of God) could be very common amongst pilgrims to the Holy Land, as a result of the unique is positioned on a extremely commemorated altar contained in the Church of the Assumption of Mary, which is liturgically celebrated on August 15.
The cease on the Fraternité St Alphonse Middle for hospitality and spirituality befell as he traveled from the Sainte Anne de Beuprè Shrine, the place the Pope presided over Mass Thursday morning, to the Archbishopric of Quebec, the place he went for a non-public lunch.