PEREGRINATIONS - Canadian Catholic Perspectives and Reflections by members of the PERSONAL ORDINARIATE OF THE CHAIR OF ST. PETER
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for the repose of the soul of Fr Jacques Hamel, the French priest killed by two Islamist terrorists in July.
Pope Francis plans to celebrate Mass for the 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass. The murder took place on July 26 in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray as Fr Hamel, 85, was celebrating Mass.
According to Rome Reports, the Mass for Fr Hamel will be held on the morning of September 14 at 7am, in the chapel of Casa Santa Marta, the Pope’s residence.
The bishop and 80 pilgrims from the Diocese of Rouen, where Fr Hamel lived and worked, will be in attendance.