September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

George Leventhal: ‘Everyone is Thrilled the Pope is Coming Here’ (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal shares his thoughts on the historic visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Leventhal plans to attend the Pope’s mass on Wednesday at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. He also shares his thoughts on the impact the Pope’s visit […]

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September 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pope Francis is Popular With Non-Catholics (VIDEO)

Pope Francis is expected to be in the D.C. region this week where he will engage with Catholics, non-Catholics, and talk to members of Congress. In this MyMCMedia Extra, this county resident said Pope Francis is a “very likeable person and understands what’s in people’s minds.”  Take a look:

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Number Of Catholic Latinos Increasing at this Silver Spring Church (VIDEO)

Parishioners from Saint Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring are getting ready for Pope Francis historic visit to the U.S. The church will host a special mass at 6 a.m. on Sept. 23. People will then follow to Washington D.C. to see pontiff greeting thousands of people. And just like the pope, 40 to 45 […]

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September 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Germantown Resident Shares His Thoughts on Pope Francis (VIDEO)

Gabriel Cárdenas, a Germantown resident and student at the Lancaster Bible College in Greenbelt, was one of the awardees at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Cárdenas said he hopes to follow his parents’ footsteps and become a pastor. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Cárdenas also shares his thoughts on […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police to Assist During Pope’s Visit

The Montgomery County Police Department plans to send 50 officers from the Specialized Event Response Team (SERT) to assist the Metropolitan Police Department and the Secret Service during the Pope’s visit on Sept. 23, according to a county police spokesperson. Corporal Rebecca Innocenti said the SERT officers will be assisting with a parade route during […]

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