The Year of Faith, declared by retired Pope Benedict XVI for the universal church, came to a close Nov. 24. Archbishop Charles Chaput was the main celebrant for the closing Mass last Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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Megan Cokley from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish prays along with the faithful.
Philomena Stephen-King professes her faith during mass for the end of the Year of Faith.
Deacon Joseph Micucci carries the Book of Gospels in procession in the cathedral.
Archbishop Charles Chaput lifts the Book of Gospels at Mass Nov. 24.
Archbishop Chaput consecrates the holy Eucharist.