Cardinal Lajolo at the Shrine

On Sunday, March 3, Cardinal Giovanni Lajolo, President Emeritus of the “Governatorato” of Vatican City was at the Shrine to celebrate a Mass in honor of St. Gabriel, in the context of the celebrations of the150th anniversary of the Saint’s death.
Although the Cardinal was involved in preparations for the next conclave (he will be one of the Cardinals who will vote to elect the new Pope), he was present to celebrate the Eucharist at 11:00 AM.

Interregional meeting of the directors of the Italian Sports Centre

From 2 to 3 March the Shrine hosted the interregional meeting (Abruzzo, Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Molise) of the directors of the CSI (“Centro Sportivo Italiano”). The gathering, which was attended by about 300 people, revolved around meetings and moments of reflection, prayer and study.