Articles for John Paul II

A Saint Speaks To America From His Heart

I suspect you will feel moved, proud, and challenged by the words of Pope Saint John Paul II. 

Systemic Change In a Time of National Unrest

“Respect for minorities is to be considered the touchstone of social harmony and the index of the civic maturity attained by a country and its institutions” St. John Paul II

Feast of St. Gianna Beretta Molla: April 28

Today is the feast day of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, a modern-day Saint from Italy who was a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul as a young adult.

St. John Paul II – Lenten Challenge to Me Personally… and beyond

Personal and societal systemic change come together!

SVDP celebrates 10th Anniversary

The SVDP international website celebrates 10th anniversary of a meeting wiht now Blessed John Paul II. "On February the 14th the Holy Father receives in Rome the then President General of the SSVP, the fellow member José Ramón Díaz-Torremocha together with the rest of...

Pope’s homily at beatification of john Paul II

Pope’s homily at beatification of john Paul II

"Dear Brothers and Sisters, Six years ago we gathered in this Square to celebrate the funeral of Pope John Paul II. Our grief at his loss was deep, but even greater was our sense of an immense grace which embraced Rome and the whole world: a grace which was in some...

John Paul II Stations of the Cross

The following stations of the cross are based on those celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. They are presented here as an alternative to the traditional stations1 and as a way of reflecting more deeply on the Scriptural accounts of Christ's passion.

Pope’s homily at beatification of john Paul II

John Paul II – Champion of the Poor

"For three decades, a central theme of his (John Paul II)  papal leadership was that the moral measure of our lives, nation and world is how we treat the poor and weak, the vulnerable and the voiceless."  Thus concludes an artcle on the website of the US Conference of...

Webcast – Beatification of John Paul II

On 1 May 2011, John Paul II will be beatified in Rome! John Paul II served as Pope from 1978 until his death in 2005. He visited more nations and gave audiences to more pilgrims than any previous Pope, and will forever be remembered for his courageous efforts to build...

John Paul II and the Vincentian Charism

In anticipation of the beatification of Pope John Paul II in May, let us meditate on his words to the Daughters of Charity and all those who live the Vincentian Charism. So the international site of the Daughters of Charity Prayer Corner this months features "John...

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