Archbishop Listecki holds evening Mass to celebrate Pope’s installation

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Archdiocese of Milwaukee joined Catholics around the world on Tuesday, March 19th in celebrating Pope Francis’ installation.

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of the papal inauguration of Pope Francis at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, at 7:00 p.m.

In a statement, Listecki said:

“As the Archbishop of Milwaukee, I pledge to Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, my love and support, along with the prayers of the entire Church of southeastern Wisconsin. This historic day, on which we install the new Father of the Universal Church, is also the Feast of St. Joseph, the Patron of the Universal Church.”