"We will be welcoming our Holy Father with Holy Hour and Mass, along with a street procession to the Papal Residence where Pope Benedict XVI is staying immediately following Mass to sing to him."
Gosh, I wish I had been there too....= )
This in from dotCommonweal blog:
"One especially uplifting moment for the pope, Lombardi said, was when he went outside the Vatican embassy to the UN (where Benedict is staying in New York) last evening to greet about 100 people who had gathered to sing for him.
“There are not many moments for direct contact with people on these visits,” Lombardi said, acknowledging the tight security and tightly-scripted program. Last evening was “a very moving moment of direct contact with people.”