Posts Tagged ‘St John Paul II’

Pope St. John Paul II “To believe in Jesus is to accept what he says, even when it runs contrary to what others are saying. It means rejecting the lure of sin, however attractive it may be, in order to set out on the difficult path of the Gospel virtues.” (Pope St. John Paul II; […]



A native of Wadowice, Poland, Karol Wojtyla became Pope John Paul II in 1978.  Among his many accomplishments as pope, he made 104 apostolic journeys outside Italy and promulgated a new catechism.  He inaugurated World Youth Day and the World Meeting of Families.  John Paul II died on 2 April 2005. “It is Jesus that […]


Our Inspiration

19Aug15

Sometimes when the situation seems bleak or despairing thoughts are around the corner, let us turn to St John Paul II who fought and defended the unborn while on earth and surely hears our prayers up in heaven!


Let’s pray to this great prolife saint, for strength and inspiration to continue the journey of eradicating the world of abortion. http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jpshimek/john-paul-ii-and-francis-teach-us-how-to-debate-planned-parenthood


Today we remember St John Paul II and his wonderful Gospel of Life encyclical he wrote and gave to the world 20 years ago!  


“Never tire of firmly speaking out in defense of life from its conception and do not be deterred from the commitment to defend the dignity of every human person with courageous determination. Christ is with you: be not afraid!” — St. John Paul, II


“Do you realize that Jesus is there in the tabernacle expressly for you – for you alone? He burns with the desire to come into your heart… The guest of our soul knows our misery; He comes to find an empty tent within us – that is all He asks.” (St. Thérèse of Lisieux — of […]


Poet, philosopher, and priest, Karol Wojtyla (1920-2005) was born in Poland and served as pope for twenty-eight years.  Rooted in the conviction that Christ reveals man to himself, his apostolic witness included trips to one hundred and twenty-nine countries, the eloquent defence of family life, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.


  “The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family. In these pages I have tried to show how the family is placed at the centre of the great struggle between good and evil, between life and death, between love and all that is opposed to love. To the family […]