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St. Henry High School Choir will be singing for the Pope

St. Henry Choir will be performing in front of the Pope (PHOTO: St. Henry High School) St. Henry Choir will be performing in front of the Pope (PHOTO: St. Henry High School)
ERLANGER, KY (FOX19) -

The St. Henry District High School Choir will have the opportunity to sing for Pope Francis at St. Peter's Square, on New Year's Eve.

The 20 choir members, and 32 adults, will make the trip beginning the day after Christmas. They will make make several stops in Italy, highlighted by the performance in front of Pope Francis.

"This is an incredible opportunity for these young people," Choir director, Eileen Bird said. "We are happy-and lucky- to represent our school and our Diocese through these international events."

This will the fifth trip to Italy since 2002 for the choir.

"I am excited and know that their lives will be forever enriched by their experiences to come," Bird said.

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