Vatican City, Mar 9, 2023 / 11:00 am
St. Peter’s Basilica will now host an hour of eucharistic adoration on its front portico once a month.
Beginning March 14, adoration will take place every second Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the parvise in front of the Vatican basilica leading to St. Peter’s Square.
The Holy Hour, according to a press release, is part of the pastoral initiatives of the basilica.
The March 14 adoration will be led by Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, OFM Conv, who is the archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica. The prayer will be offered for Pope Francis in light of his 10th anniversary as pope.