Thursday, September 06, 2007

Apostolic Journey to Austria

~Tomorrow, Pope Benedict XVI begins his sojourn into Austria. Please pray for his safety and for the evangelization of Austria.


The main square with a huge grand-stand in front of the basilica of the Styrian town of Mariazell is pictured September 4, 2007. Mariazell will be one of the places Pope Benedict XVI will see on his visit to Austria in September 7 to 9. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)


The altar with the statue of the Virgin Mary of the the basilica of the Styrian town of Mariazell is pictured during a holy mass September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)


Abbot Gregor Henckel-Donnersmarck of the Cistercian monastery Stift Heiligenkreuz, some 35 kilometres south of Vienna, talks to journalists next to the altar in the monastery's chapel, August 16, 2007. Stift Heiligenkreuz will be one of the places Pope Benedict XVI will see on his visit to Austria from September 7-9. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)


Cistercian monks of the monastery Stift Heiligenkreuz, some 35 kilometres south of Vienna, leave the chapel after a prayer August 16, 2007. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)


Monks of the Cistercian monastery Stift Heiligenkreuz, some 35 kilometres south of Vienna, take a bow during a prayer, August 16, 2007. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)


A poster with a photograph of Pope Benedict XVI is placed at the entrance of Cistercian monastery Stift Heiligenkreuz, some 35 km (22 miles) south of Vienna, August 16, 2007. The poster reads: "Welcome". REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA)

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