Sposi Novelli - Meet the Pope


If you are planning a trip to Rome within a year of your wedding, you are eligible to receive a special blessing from the Holy Father.

Hello! We are JonMarc and Teresa Grodi, just married in June 2010. We found out about the possibility of meeting the Pope at a general audience few months before our wedding and did everything we could to honeymoon in Europe. We attended the June 30th general audience with Holy Father Benedict XVI and received a special blessing over our marriage. We wore our wedding attire and received special tickets to sit in a section right near the Pope’s platform. At times, the Holy Father will walk over an greet with the Sposi Novelli (newlyweds)with a handshake and a blessing. We were so blessed to be able to attend that we would like to help other couples have the same opportunity.

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God bless you!

Queen of Peace, pray for us!

In Christ,

Teresa & JonMarc Grodi

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Opportunity for Catholic Newlyweds