Pope Francis will canonize two of his predecessors (Popes John XIII and John Paul II) at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday 27th April, the Feast of Divine Mercy. The ceremony will be screened live at a number of cinemas in cities throughout the country – including Cardiff. In will also be televised on EWTN.
At 3.00pm that afternoon, the Polish community will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for St. John Paul II. It will be held in St. David’s Cathedral and a celebration will follow in The Cornerstone. Although the Mass will be in Polish, the dedication of the statue of St. John Paul II will be in English. There is an open welcome to all who wish to share in this joyous occasion.