Pilgrims…

Posted May 23, 2016 7:17 pm by Joanna Bogle

…are pouring into Rome, and there are signs signs directing them to the “Porta Sancta”, with “Holy Door” in English underneath.  A tent on the St Angelo Bridge is labelled MISERICORDIA and welcomes pilgrims, giving information and tickets, dealing with facilities for wheelchairs etc.Yesterday as we went through the great door, we were behind a group of  young Sisters, one of whom kissed the door devoutly  as she entered, another reverently  placed her hand on the feet of the crucified Christ on one of the panels…The pilgrims are all sorts, all ages, all races – the main  common item of

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