Sun Bowl Stadium Papal Celebration
February 17, 2016
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sun Bowl Stadium
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On Wednesday, February 17, Pope Francis II will conclude his visit to Mexico in Ciudad Juarez, where he will celebrate Mass near Benito Juarez Stadium. In honor of this holy event, there will be a community papal celebration in neighboring El Paso that will include a live telecast of the Mass in Juarez.
This event will allow guests to be united in faith and energized in spirit by His Holiness’ message of hope in this great Year of Mercy. It will also be a tremendous opportunity for the community of the faithful in El Paso to experience the excitement of Pope Francis’ proximity to the border together.
12:00 p.m. – Gates to Sun Bowl Stadium open 1:30 p.m. – Musical program begins 4:00 p.m. – Telecast of Papal Mass in Juarez begins 6:00 p.m. – Event concludes
Our program will incorporate national and local religious, cultural and musical elements culminating with a live telecast of the Mass in Juarez. We will also be telecasting Pope Francis’ journey in Juarez throughout the afternoon as part of the Sun Bowl program. Preceding the Mass, there will be activities and entertainment, a fun zone for children and commemorative merchandise for sale.
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Book Accommodations: http://reservations.visitelpaso.com/hotel/list/7597
Additional Info on Pope Visit to Borderland: http://visitelpaso.com/events/community/21786-pope-francis-borderland-visit
Additional Info on Juarez Itinerary: http://franciscoenjuarez.mx/