April 30, 2012. (Romereports.com)
After ordaining nine deacons in St. Peter's Basilica, Benedict XVI went to the window of the Apostolic Palace to pray the Regina Coeli along with thousands of pilgrims.
This Sunday the Catholic Church celebrated the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The Pope called on young people to be open to the voice of God. Benedict XVI
“Let us pray that every young person is attentive to the voice of God, which internally speaks to the heart, to give up everything and serve.”
As an example, the Pope talked about the nine deacons he had just ordained. He explained that really, they are no different than any other young person, except that they were open to an encounter with Jesus.
“They found Jesus in the Gospel, the Eucharist and in the community of the Church. In the Church one discovers that the life of every person is a love story.”
Towards the end, the Pope made it a point to greet a group of university students, that's visiting Rome to celebrate the first anniversary of John Paul II's beatification on May 1st.