FR. NIEBLAS MEETS POPE AT CANONIZATION

The canonization Mass for Father Junipero Serra was an important moment for many. Among them, Father James Nieblas who met Pope Francis. Fr. Nieblas was representing the Diocese of Orange and the Mission Indians of San Juan Capistrano.

The photos below show the highlights of the Mass.

 

 

POPE FRANCIS RAISES A CHALICE AS HE CELEBRATES MASS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

POPE FRANCIS RAISES A CHALICE AS HE CELEBRATES MASS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

 

 

 

POPE FRANCIS RAISES A CHALICE AS HE CELEBRATES MASS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

POPE FRANCIS RAISES A CHALICE AS HE CELEBRATES MASS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

 

 

 

POPE FRANCIS WALKS THROUGH THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AS HE ARRIVES TO CELEBRATE MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

 

POPE FRANCIS WALKS THROUGH THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AS HE ARRIVES TO CELEBRATE MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

 

 

A PRIEST GIVES COMMUNION TO A WOMAN DURING MASS CELEBRATED BY POPE FRANCIS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN WASHINGTON SEPT. 23. (CNS PHOTO/BOB ROLLER)

A PRIEST GIVES COMMUNION TO A WOMAN DURING MASS CELEBRATED BY POPE FRANCIS OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN WASHINGTON SEPT. 23. (CNS PHOTO/BOB ROLLER)

 

 

 

POPE FRANCIS HOLDS THE BOOK OF THE GOSPELS AS HE CELEBRATES MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN WASHINGTON SEPT. 23. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

POPE FRANCIS HOLDS THE BOOK OF THE GOSPELS AS HE CELEBRATES MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA OUTSIDE THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN WASHINGTON SEPT. 23. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

 

 

 

POPE FRANCIS WAVES AS HE LEAVES THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AFTER CELEBRATING MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

POPE FRANCIS WAVES AS HE LEAVES THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AFTER CELEBRATING MASS AND THE CANONIZATION OF JUNIPERO SERRA SEPT. 23 IN WASHINGTON. (CNS PHOTO/PAUL HARING)

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