TIRED FEET, WARM HEART. Present at the Beatification of Pope John Paul II!

Today I watched the sun rise over the Tiber River with a million of my brothers and sisters  in Christ.Attending a Beatification is hard work! We had planned to leave the apartment at 4:00 a.m. Our group learned, though, that others would depart for St. Peter’s Square as early as 3:00 a.m.—so Lisa Wheeler, grand taskmaster and organizer extraordinaire, revised the plan and we planned instead to leave by 2:30. That’s 2:30 in the morning!!We set off at a brisk pace. Lisa has firsthand knowle … [Read more...]