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Extended Leadership Meeting, Rome 28 April 2017

Wednesday saw us up with the sunrise and setting off in a small coach to the Vatican.  The security from here to our places was as strong as at any airport. Eventually we arrived at seats very close to where Pope Francis was sitting to speak to the people. We launched the beautiful banner that the Generalate had made and hoped that in time it would catch the eye of Francis too. It was wonderful to see and hear so many young folk shouting Papa Francesco, the essence of his talk being that God will be with us always and our faith is like an anchor. The weather was cloudy and windy and several times his white hat took to the air! At the end we moved to the place where he would be leaving from. An hour and a quarter later, after spending time with the sick and newly married couples, he passed very near us and just as he passed he turned round and did a thumbs up to the Mary Ward banner, so you can imagine our joy. Letter 28 April,

Letter in Spanish

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