At Bishop McNamara Mass, cardinal tells students that Jesus sees their potential

Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrated the first school Mass of the new year with students at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland on Jan. 5. The Mass was also a celebration of the feast days of both St. John Neumann and St. André Bessette, a patron saint of the school whose feast day is Jan. 6.

The cardinal’s homily highlighted the two saints, and he shared how he was present in Rome when Pope Paul VI canonized St. John Neumann in 1977.

“I was a student in Rome when Pope Paul VI canonized the first American bishop. So there’s hope for me,” Cardinal Gregory said

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