The Catholic University of America

Media Advisory


Three Events to Prepare for the Papal Visit:

  • Candlelight Rosary
  • Banner/Poster Making Party
  • Prayer Vigil
WHEN: Candlelight Rosary, 8 p.m., Monday, April 14
Banner/Poster Making Party, 9 p.m., Tuesday, April 15
Prayer Vigil, 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 16

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.


For the Candlelight Rosary event, students will meet at the Office of Campus Ministry in Caldwell Hall and process outdoors through campus for an hour, making five stops.

For the Banner/Poster Making Party, students will meet in the food court at the Edward. J. Pryzbyla University Center at 9 p.m.

For the Prayer Vigil, students will meet at St. Vincent's Chapel at 8 p.m. to pray. Confessions and all-night Eucharistic adoration will follow. Also included in the evening are night prayer at 10 p.m., praise and worship adoration at 12 a.m., morning prayer and benediction at 6:45 a.m. and readings of the writings of Pope Benedict XVI each hour on the hour.

For more information, call 202-319-5575 or e-mail

SPONSORS: CUA Campus Ministry

MEDIA: To cover the event, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.