The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and the Franciscan Spirituality Center will host a Pope2Congress Watch Party, Thursday, Sept. 24, joining thousands of viewers across the country to witness Pope Francis’ historic address to a joint session of U.S. Congress — the first ever by a pope.
Doors to the event, which is open to the public, will open at 8:30 a.m. The broadcast will start at 9 a.m. in the Assisi Room in the lower level of St. Rose Convent, 912 Market St., La Crosse. Watch Party guests can enjoy refreshments, follow the speech with bingo cards and participate in a discussion afterward until 11 a.m. The FSPA and FSC will live tweet throughout the event.
Participants should register in advance at www.FSCenter.org or call 608-791-5295, as space is limited. A suggested donation of $5 is asked.