The Embassy is looking for 13 children to participate in welcoming the Holy Father, His Holiness, Pope Francis, to Washington, D..C on the early morning of Thursday, September 24.
Please note:
  • For children to qualify, they must be Filipino or Filipino-American and must be in Grade 3-12,
  • Children must be at a predetermined pick-up area on the morning of Thursday, September 24th. Estimated meeting time is 6AM,
  • Children must attend a briefing if required by the Archdiocese of Washington,
  • Parents/grandparents may not join their children/grandchildren; children will be accompanied by 2 chaperones to be selected by the Embassy,
  • Other details (attire, exact venue, etc) to be determined with the Archdiocese of Washington and will be shared once known.
We invite parents to send in the names and details of their children by noon of Thursday, September 17th. The children will be picked by random and will be announced on Friday, September 18th.
Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the following details:
  • Child's name
  • Child's date of birth
  • Child's school & grade
  • Parent's contact details: Name of both parents and contact number

The Embassy thanks the Archdiocese of Washington, under His Eminence, Donald Cardinal Wuerl, for allowing Filipino and Filipino-American children to participate in welcoming the Holy Father to Washington, DC.

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