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Papal Audience – Vatican

Papal Audience – Vatican

4 August
Papal Audience are held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to “see the Pope” and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit. The Audience with the Pope consists of small teachings and readings mainly in Italian but also in English, French, German, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and sometimes other languages depending on groups visiting.

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Feast Our Lady of Angels – Costa Rica

Feast Our Lady of Angels – Costa Rica

2 August
From the beginning, La Negrita was believed to have great healing powers and there are countless testimonies of miracles performed through her intercession. Visitors from throughout Costa Rica and beyond come daily to see and pray before La Negrita,venerating the relic and petitioning her for miracles. Each year on August 2, the feast day of Our Lady of the Angels a celebration is held and more than a million faithful pilgrimage to the Basilica, many walking for miles and miles to get there. the feast day has become a national holiday that all Costa Ricans celebrate.

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The Pardon of Assisi

The Pardon of Assisi

1-2 August
The Pardon of Assisi dates back to 1216, when Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, and angels appeared before St. Francis. The apparition took place in the tiny Portiuncula, the chapel Francis had built in the Italian town of Assisi. When Jesus asked him want he desired for the salvation of souls, St. Francis asked for God to grant a plenary indulgence for all those who enter the chapel. The indulgence was later extended to anyone who visits a parish or Franciscan church on 1 August or 2 August.

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Weekly Procession of the Cross of the World Youth Day in Rome

Weekly Procession of the Cross of the World Youth Day in Rome

30 july
The international celebrations of World Youth Day (WYD) are held every three years in a different country with the participation of the Holy Father. The ordinary celebration of the event, on the other hand, takes place annually in the particular Churches that undertake the organization of the observance. Every year, ahead of the celebrations, the Holy Father publishes a Message intended to accompany the journey of the universal Church with young people.

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Papal Audience – Vatican

Papal Audience – Vatican

28 july
Papal Audience are held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to “see the Pope” and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit. The Audience with the Pope consists of small teachings and readings mainly in Italian but also in English, French, German, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and sometimes other languages depending on groups visiting.

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Weekly Procession of the Cross of the World Youth Day in Rome

Weekly Procession of the Cross of the World Youth Day in Rome

23 july
The international celebrations of World Youth Day (WYD) are held every three years in a different country with the participation of the Holy Father. The ordinary celebration of the event, on the other hand, takes place annually in the particular Churches that undertake the organization of the observance. Every year, ahead of the celebrations, the Holy Father publishes a Message intended to accompany the journey of the universal Church with young people.

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