The Vatican announced today that throughout July, as has become tradition since the election of Francis, there will be no weekly general audiences with Pope Francis. They will resume on August 3. He will suspend most activities and audiences but will continue to give his Sunday Angelus. The main exception to his July Vatican staycation will be the scheduled trip to Canada July 24 to 29, arriving back in Rome on the 30th. Hopefully everyone will be working on healing his painful knee issue in this down time.
VATICAN INSIDER: THE STORY OF THE CHILDREN’S ROSARY, PART II
Back for Part II, my guest this week in the interview segment of “Vatican Insider” is Blythe Kaufman. Many of you know Blythe as the founder in 2011 of Children’s Rosary®, an International Prayer group movement for children. She is also a wife, mother of three, endodontist, and Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine!
Blythe was recently in Rome with her son Asher to speak to Vatican officials about the Children’s Rosary International Prayer Group and, along with the rest of the family, they participated in the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome from June 22 through the 26th. This week Asher explains how a parish can set up a Children’s Rosary group.
Blythe and Asher appeared last week on EWTN News Nightly: here’s a link (go to 40 seconds mark): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2YiC6DXuCY
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