Catholics Bond, Across an Ocean, Via a Real-Time Video ‘Portal’

Mel Alegre, a parishioner of St. Bartholomew Parish in Elmhurst, was a stranger to the 30 people who gathered to pray on Saturday, June 22, near the historic Flatiron Building. But very few of these young-adult pilgrims to the Flatiron District knew each other. Nor did they know any of the people joining them from Dublin, Ireland.