Thursday, March 14, 2013

A New Pope


I happened to be walking around during my lunch hour when the Vatican announced they had chosen a new pope. As I passed St. Francis Basilica the bells started to ring. They rang for well over an hour as I walked back to my office. I thought it only fitting to snap this photo of the statue of St. Francis.

Today is my midterm but I won't be back until tomorrow. After class I have to drive down to Albuquerque for the remainder of the day and evening. My company has opened a new office there and I have to set up for our Grand Opening. Have a great day everyone.

22 comments:

Thérèse said...

The exact fitting picture pour the day.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Perfect image to celebrate the new Pope Randy..Good luck with the new office, hope it all runs smoothly.

AGMPRISMA said...

In Spain we are happy with an American Pope.
Greetings.

Cindy said...

Very appropriate. Nice shot.

Michelle said...

Such a fitting picture for the day.

Sharon said...

Perfect shot for this event. I was actually home for lunch when it happened and I found a BBC webcam that was shooting the activity at St. Peter's square. It was interesting to watch.

Judy said...

The perfect picture, Randy.
You have a lot going on these days.

RedPat said...

A timely shot indeed!
Good luck today.

Kathy said...

A great and timely post for the day, Randy!

parker said...

Your photo choice was so perfect to celebrate the worlds new Pope Francis. A joyous day!

LONDONLULU said...

Very timely indeed. Hope all goes well with new office opening!

TexWisGirl said...

indeed, since he chose francis. :)

cieldequimper said...

And they didn't have a bit of white smoke in Santa Fe? :-) Wonderful shot for the day!

Michaele said...

I would have loved to hear the bells : ) Have a good weekend!

Kate said...

Jim and I wondered how the Basilica Cathedral would celebrate as we watched the outcome of the election in Rome.

Ron said...

Timing is everything. Walking by with your camera just as the bells started gave you the perfect opportunity for this photo.

Jack said...

Francis is perfect for the new Pope. Good luck on your exam and be careful on the road to Albuquerque. Don't get overtired.

Allison said...

Great shot at a very opportune moment! Good luck on your midterm, Randy.

Traveling Hawk said...

This means also some new photos from Albuquerque? :)

Lowell said...

What a wonderful photo for the occasion! It will be interesting to see what happens now...he's already making some waves.

Have a great weekend!

JM said...

Very fitting shot indeed.

Hilda said...

Very fitting, indeed, since he named himself after St Francis. I am very hopeful about Pope Francis.