NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Third and fourth grade students practiced the song they will sing when they meet Pope Francis during his visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels in Harlem on Friday. The 24 students from four Catholic schools in Harlem will also present the Holy Father with projects they made. All of the projects reflect issues that are close to the pope's heart, including recycling, climate change and community service.
The students will also invite Pope Francis to pray with and for them during their time together. And the children have a gift for the pope: a book of prayers that they made after the pope asked the world to pray for him.
Mia Waterman, 7, said she is so excited and has butterflies in her stomach. And you can bet the teachers and principals have butterflies in their stomachs, too.