Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Sunday 11 April |
Saint of the Day: St. Stanislaus of Krakow

Waiting for Francis in Washington

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 09/23/15

FOB (Friend of the Bench) Deacon Clayton Nickel is assigned to St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, DC, and he sent along these snapshots this morning. This is what awaits Pope Francis later today. After spending a few moments in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, he’ll be presiding at Midday Prayer.

Great shots, Clayton—thank you!

12038122_993135327412288_3281756154118401348_n

12004716_993135140745640_6999040352232410532_n

12002338_993135234078964_6270289346282494041_o

12017450_993135247412296_1408131423924498951_o

12011259_993135240745630_4864629511164608691_n

12027145_993135134078974_3983109033069992069_o

Support Aleteia!

If you’re reading this article, it’s thanks to the generosity of people like you, who have made Aleteia possible.

Here are some numbers:

  • 20 million users around the world read Aleteia.org every month
  • Aleteia is published every day in seven languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Slovenian
  • Each month, readers view more than 50 million pages
  • Nearly 4 million people follow Aleteia on social media
  • Each month, we publish 2,450 articles and around 40 videos
  • We have 60 full time staff and approximately 400 collaborators (writers, translators, photographers, etc.)

As you can imagine, these numbers represent a lot of work. We need you.

Support Aleteia with as little as $1. It only takes a minute. Thank you!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
See More