Skip to comments.Mayor Invites Pope Francis to Visit Green Bay with Lure of Sacred Shrine
Posted on 02/28/2014 6:00:27 AM PST by marshmallow
It could be the Super Bowl of religious events.
Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt has invited Pope Francis to visit Titletown during an expected papal trip to the United States in 2015.
Schmitt hopes the pope will be enticed by the opportunity to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, where the Catholic Church says the Virgin Mary appeared to a young girl in 1859.
Located in the town of Green Bays tiny Champion, the shrine is the only such site in the United States recognized by the Catholic Church. It has become an international attraction among Catholics since being so designated three years ago.
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Please your Holiness. Visit NO politicion. Especially the mayor of Boston.
Very exciting. Hope he accepts the invitation.
Christ will surely remember those that mock His Mother.
God will not be mocked - so good luck explaining that at the Last Judgment.
"The Second Coming, that's what I'm here for! That's why you had me, Mama - to save you!"
I didn’t know Francis was visiting the US in 2015. Good to know.
...plus we’ll throw in your own custom Papal Cheese Head
Oh yes! My roots are in GreenBay/DePere dairy farmers, Belgian & Dutch settlers. The shrine is a gift to America, and staffed by the outstanding Fathers of Mercy. If you haven’t been, go!
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