Thursday, November 23, 2017

Meeting the Pope Francis in Clementine Hall

 Beautiful in side the Vatican

 Clementine Hall with beautiful paintings....just feel like gazing at these ancient paintings....still fresh and attractive

 On the staircase of Clementine Hall
 In the Hall before the Holy Father could come in
 some of the buildings inside the Vatican




 The attractive statute of St. Gregory



 Br. Mark Schenk !!!!!! so sweet !!!

 Br. Charles Sammons......waiting for the Bus to return home
 Climbing down from Clementine Hall













Processing towards the Vatican....to Meet the Holy Father Pope Francis

 Five Friars from Maharashtra with General Minister.......all of them are working in the Province of Umbrai....under fraternal collaboration.....


 We walked from San Gregorious to Vatican....

 Each Family in groups were asked to proceed to Clementine Hall....
 Security check.....


 400 friar all walking together.....attraction of all passers by......

 Br. Antonio Belpiede......General procuratore......

 Before entering into the Clementine Hall

 Brothers Umberto and Tarsisus.....






400 Friars Gather at San Gregorious- Rome -


 Four hundred friars from four franciscan families along with General Ministers and councillors....gathered at San Gregorious before leaving for Vatican
 Coffe, Tea and snacks were served for all the friars......

 The Vicar Generals of four families...conducted a short prayer service and then gave some practical guidelines ......

 Friars were excited to meet one another.....a lot of chatting.....sharing....

 Friars interact with one another....

 Friars from all over the world .....participated in celebration of Ite Vos

 Friars experienced the Franciscan warmth......the strong desire.....to be united....to be one...


 Aklilu.....promoter of solidarity....

 The organisers gave us instructions in order to proceed to the Vatican