Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County

Five Things List-03Montgomery County Public Schools students have the day off today. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County:

1. Pope Francis is in Washington, D.C. and we have you covered from attending an early morning mass in Silver Spring to boarding the Metro at Shady Grove for the papal parade. Stay with for the latest Montgomery County reaction to the Pope’s historic visit.

2. Speaking of the Pope, some preschoolers in Rockville are planning their own popemobile parade today.

3. Holy Redeemer School in Kensington is excited to welcome Pope Francis to the United States. Take a look at this video that has received over 2,200 views since it went up.

4. The principal of St. Elizabeth School in Rockville is scheduled to be at the White House this morning when Pope Francis visits with President Obama.

5. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is planning to attend the Pope’s mass later today at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

ICYMI:   Yom Kippur observances are also underway in Montgomery County.

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Sonya Burke

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