Mercedes students get insight into Italian culture during visit to Rome
The students from Mercedes College’s Italian Language and Culture group hold the tickets of the Italian tour which brought them to experience Mass with Pope Francis on 3 April 2016. Photo: Supplied
By Marco Ceccarelli
A group of 35 students and five teachers from Mercedes College’s Italian Language and Culture tour group had the privilege of attending a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis earlier this month.
The Pilgrim’s Mass, held on 3 April, was celebrated by the Pope in St Peter’s Square, much to the delight of the eager students who had been looking forward to catching a glimpse of the Pope in