A Trip to Remember – Part 2 of 8

Read the next installment about my trip to Italy from this post on my author site.

Author Don Massenzio

This is the second in my series of posts from my family’s trip to Italy with the St. Mary’s of the Lake Choir from Skaneateles, NY. If you’d like to check out the first post, you can find it HERE.

Audience with Pope Francis: The Vatican

IMG_0937Day 2 of the trip found us a bit more rested in Rome but with a big day ahead of us. The day started with an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. We were there with many other pilgrims on a beautiful cloudless morning.

One of the things that struck me as different from my trip to the Vatican 40 years ago was the presence of chairs in St. Peter’s Square. I remember standing to see the Pope on my last trip and this was a welcome surprise.

The group of people in attendance included groups from all over the world with…

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