September 22, 2015

The City of Philadelphia is excited to host The World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis, and you!

We hope you will be visiting Philadelphia to see Pope Francis. We encourage you to sign up for text alerts specifically for the Pope’s visit to get real time information of real importance.

It’s easy to do.

Text “papalvisit” to 888777 and you will be registered.

It’s that simple, and that important.

From weather to emergencies, travel or traffic information, the City of Philadelphia wants you to stay safe and be informed with news you need to know.

Alerts will be sent through the duration of the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’ visit.  Message and data rates may apply depending upon your plan with your service provider.

The City has been preparing for the Pope’s visit for nearly a year and wants you to be prepared and informed as well. Having piece of mind is part of enjoying the event.

We hope that you will be attending this great international event and be a part of history as it happens: Pope Francis’ first visit to North America as pope and the World Meeting of Families first conference in the United States.

We look forward to having you here!