Daily Archives: May 1, 2011

My Reflections of Blessed John Paul II in Light of John Paul I

My time in Rome during the pontificate of John Paul II was brief. I left Rome in December, 1978, shortly after he was elected. I was privileged, though, to have been able to be in the Piazza di San Pietro … Continue reading

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John Paul II is Beatified

The Holy Father beatified Pope John Paul II this morning at the Vatican. From the reports I have read so far, it sounds like it was what everyone expected — a grand day. The Anchoress, (see link to lower right) … Continue reading

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