World Youth Day Panama, Day 6

Following the events of World Youth Day 2019 through the lens of Fr. John McGowan, O.C.D. of London, England.

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Fr. John McGowan, OCD

 

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Up nice and early this morning and set off for the centre of town with Teresa Cavalho, who works for the Bishop’s Conference of England and Wales. It’s a thirty minute journey by taxi. She had a meeting with the Bishops of England and Wales, which I didn’t want to crash. Our Bishops are not staying there; it must be one of the most expensive hotels in Panama. Another national episcopal conference is staying there,  won’t reveal which one, but I don’t think Pope Francis would approve, I’m not sure Jesus Christ would approve for that matter.

I then proceeded to the place where we were to have catechesis and it was there that I had my breakfast; it only cost $4.50. The catechetical centre was the same place we had been for the last three days: San Francis de Calcida Parish. Today I went to the back of the…

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