Do you remember where you were, and what you were doing, when you saw this –
(sorry I can’t get the video to upload here – I’ll try again later) –
God bless our dear Holy Father on this anniversary of his election – and may He give us many more years of this wonderful, beloved “simple worker in the vineyard of the Lord.”
I was in junior high school (this is before our district changed over to the middle school system) – and was waiting to be picked up with a giant crowd of other kids. When mother dearest mentioned Cardinal Ratzinger had been elected pope, I shouted “HABEMUS PAPAM” to everyone out of the car window. That was the first in a series of countless blank stares I would come to receive.