Welcome Day 2015 Kit: An Evangelizing Moment

To build on the excitement surrounding this historic event you are encouraged to host a Welcome Day at your diocese or parish.

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Create a Parish Welcome Day as Pope Francis arrives in the United States

Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, September 22 to 27, provides the Church a wonderful opportunity to reach out to its neighbors in the spirit of the New Evangelization.

To build on the excitement surrounding this historic event you are encouraged to host a Welcome Day at your diocese or parish.

myUSCCB’s newly released “Welcome Day” kit provides the resources to help you plan, prepare, and organize a Welcome Day in your parish or diocese.

 Welcome Day materials include the following items:

• Simple planning materials for leaders
• Customizable welcoming emails and bulletin inserts
• Easy-to-use tools to prepare your parish
• Welcome Day activities, including a tour of your church, a walk through the Mass, and a prayer service