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December 17th, 2013

Happy Birthday Pope Francis!

Add your comments to our virtual card for the Holy Father


Today is Pope Francis’ 77th birthday, and even though we weren’t the only ones with this idea, we thought it’d be fun to write our thoughts down for him and ask you to share yours as well.

To open our card and see what we’ve written to Pope Francis, just click on the card. Then, add your own blessings, well wishes and birthday greetings to the Holy Father in the comments section below.

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  • Peter Coxe

    ¡Feliz cumpleaños! y muchas gracias por toda la enseñanza.

  • The Osbornes

    Holy Father, Our gracious God truly blessed the world 77 years ago today. We are thankful for your exciting new awakening of the church and look forward to new enlightenments everyday. Peace be with you and Happy Birthday. The Osbornes, Sumter, SC, USA

  • Vany Louangrath

    Feliz Cumpleaños Papa Francisco! Con mucho cariño! Dios lo bendiga hoy y siempre!

  • Kathi Kramer

    Holy Father, your life is such a witness to us, and your example a perfectly-timed gift to a hurting world. May God’s love continue to flow from your words and deeds, and may you feel His favor upon you! Happy Birthday! The Kramer Family, Washington, DC

  • Loren Talbott

    Thank you so much for your hard work to truley spread and live Jesu’s teachings

  • Jessica

    Happy birthday. May there be many donations to the needy in honor of your birthdau.

  • Peggy

    Happy Birthday, Pope Francis. We love you in Hartland, Michigan (USA).

  • Catrina

    Happy Birthday Pope Francis! It’s my birthday too! God Bless You!

  • Kathleen Voorhees

    Happy Birthday Pope Francis! You are the light shining in this dark world! You bring us the courage to stand up for what is right!! God Bless You!!

  • Samantha Alvarez

    Happy Birthday Pope Francis!! May God continue to bless you in your service to God and his people. May the Holy Spirit continue to guide you in everything you do. I will continue to pray for you and our Holy Catholic Church.

  • Nancy O’Hara Meek

    Happy birthday, Holy Father! You inspired me to come back to the Church and I pray you have many, many years ahead of you to inspire the World! Yours in Christ,

  • Maleny Quiroz

    ¡Feliz cumpleaños Papa Francisco! Espero que Diosito lo siga guiando hoy y siempre para que pueda continuar dando su mensaje a todos nosotros. Sus actos tan bonitos y humildes llenan mi corazón de felicidad, gracias por ser como es :3 ^^

  • AnnMarie Usher

    Wishing You A Very Happy Birthday! May God Bless And Keep You ~

  • Barbie Dumlao

    Happy birthday, Pope Francis! I thank God for you! You are a beautiful, joyous light in this dark world. Thank you for teaching us God’s ways. Thank you for allowing the Holy Spirit to breathe new life into us and our church. May God continue to bless you in ways you’ve never imagined. We love you!

  • Kathy Chambers

    Happy birthday, Most Holy Father! Praying for you everyday add I know you pray for us, your most faithful servants. You were chosen at a time when we need you most. I am in awe of you! May God keep you safe and in the palm of his hands.

  • Racheal Brimberry

    Feliz Cumpleanos Pope Francis!! God bless you.

  • virginia

    Feliz Navidad Pope Francis! We love you and pray for you

  • Kristina Mulrenin Karschnia

    Happy birthday to the leader of our faith. May God continue to bless you. We are grateful for you.

  • stephanie torres

    Feliz Cumpleanos Papa Francis!

  • Pamela

    Happy Birthday!

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