Today the College of Cardinals will gather in St. Peter’s
Basilica to pray for the Church and for the upcoming conclave to elect a new
pope. They have invited all the faithful around the world to join them in
prayer at this time5pm in Rome, 11am Eastern Time. From the Vatican
yesterday's general congregation] there was also a proposal, endorsed by the
Particular Congregation, to dedicate tomorrow afternoon to prayer in St.
Peter's Basilica. The Cardinal Dean, Angelo Sodano, will lead the prayers. This
initiative will also serve as an invitation to the entire Church to pray at
this important moment.
Depending upon how
good your Latin is, you may want to follow along with the prayers the cardinals
themselves will be saying in St. Peter’s; the booklet for the service has been
made available by the Vatican here
You can also watch a live stream of the service at EWTN
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