Pope Francis in D.C. (Cathy Mcnamee)An Alton woman is enjoying her time on a mini-vacation and papal pilgrimage this week.  Cathy Mcnamee, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, spent part of her day yesterday in Washington D.C. and was along the parade route of Pope Francis and watched the motorcade pass by on Thursday.

During an interview yesterday on Let’s Talk on The Big Z, Mcnamee says once she heard the pope was coming to the U.S., she decided to make the trip:


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Mcnamee has also attended World Youth Day events with the St. Mary’s Youth Group in Canada, Spain and Germany and is planning to attend the event again next year in Poland.


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