Pope Francis’ Message to National Meeting Of Young People in Shrine of Aparecida, Brazil
‘Through the intercession of the Virgin Aparecida, may the Lord be able to renew hope and the missionary spirit in each one of you.’
Here is a working translation of the Message that Pope Francis sent to young Brazilians taking part in the National Meeting in the Shrine of Aparecida, Brazil, at the end of the “Rota 300” project.
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The Holy Father’s Message
Dear young people, I greet you affectionately, young people of Brazil, gathered in Aparecida for the closing of the “Rota 300” Project, in the Marian Year that commemorates the 300 years of the finding of Our Lady’s image in the waters of Rio Paraiba do Sul.