FOR ANNOUNCEMENT AT ALL MASSES, VIGILS Sept 5 AND SUNDAY Sept 6, 2015
The Diocese of Trenton received a letter from Archbishop Chaput on September 1, offering a limited number of standing passes to registered parishioners of the Diocese of Trenton for several events during the Papal Visit to Philadelphia on September 26 &27. A combine total of a few hundred passes will be available to registered parishioners of the Diocese of Trenton for:
(1) the Papal Visit to Independence Hall at 4:45 pm on Saturday, September 26, and,
(2) the combined Festival of Families on Saturday, September 26 at 7:30 pm and the Papal Mass on Sunday, September 27 at 4 pm. Both of these events will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway facing the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Passes are offered specifically to registered parishioners of the Diocese of Trenton on a FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED BASIS and will be for either the Independence Hall Visit on Saturday, September 26 or the combined Festival of Families on September 26 and the Papal Mass on Sunday, September 27. No one may obtain passes for both the Independence Hall event and the combined Festival of Families / Papal Mass events.
All applicants will need to arrange for their own transportation, should be ready and able to walk a good distance, and be ready and able to stand for significant periods of time.
Standing passes for registered parishioners of the Diocese of Trenton are only available by applying through www.dioceseoftrenton.org/papalpasses on September 8th beginning at 9am, on a FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED BASIS. Standing passes are limited to four (4) persons per registered family for either, but not both, events until the supply is depleted.