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Virginia PhotojournalistPope Francis Visit to the United StatesWashington, D.C.

Pope Francis Visit to the United States
In 2015, Pope Francis made a state visit to the United States in September. I was commissioned by Diocese of Peoria and the Archdiocese of Miami to cover the historical events that would take place in Washington, D.C. I covered the pope's arrival at Joint Base Andrews where he was greeted by President Barack H. Obama, the canonization Mass of Junipero Serra at CUA, an[...]

Virginia PhotojournalistArchbishop Thomas G. Wenski Pallium PilgrimageThe Vatican - Rome, Italy

Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski Pallium Pilgrimage
In 2010, newly installed Archbishop of Miami, Thomas G. Wenksi, made a pilgrimage to Rome to receive his pallium -- a special woolen stole -- from Pope Benedict XVI. The pallium is conferred only once and only to new archbishops. Shortly after covering his installation, I was sent to the Eternal City as an embedded photojournalist with the pilgrims to provide memories[...]

Miami PhotojournalistPope Benedict XVI Visit to the United StatesWashington, D.C.

Pope Benedict XVI Visit to the United States
In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI made a state visit to the United States in April. I was assigned by The Florida Catholic, Inc. to cover the pope's arrival at Andrew's Air Force Base, his visit to the White House, and the final Mass at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. It was a great experience to work alongside world-class photojournalists in covering this historical even[...]

Miami PhotojournalistBuilding Bridges to NicaraguaNicaragua

Building Bridges to Nicaragua
In 2007, Nicaragua was the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with nearly three-quarters of the population living off of $2.00 a day. Alongside a lack infrastructure, high governmental debt, low education rates, and high unemployment the Nicaraguan people have little chance of extricating themselves from this poverty cycle without external aid and charit[...]