Sacred Heart prays for Pope

pope_benedict-1The Vatican has announced that Pope Benedict’s final public appearance will be at Mass in St Peter’s Square on 27 February. A new Pontiff is expected to be elected before Easter. The Pope’s announcement shocked catholics around the world and has led to intense speculation about who will be elected his successor. The parish of Sacred Heart is praying for the Holy Father as he prepares for a period of prayer and reflection. Follow the story here