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Holiness met with Holiness

A meal with Mother Teresa I remember well.  An extraordinary atmosphere was associated with it.  Holiness met with Holiness.  There were quite a few meetings with Mother Teresa – those more and less official – but this...

“God Loves You; Rest in His Embrace”

Heart of Pope’s Message at Interfaith Youth Gathering in Mozambique. This morning, during his first full day in Mozambique, in its capital of Maputo, Pope Francis stressed this at an interreligious meeting he presided...

He knew how to listen, but also how to take criticism

The dimension that was closely related to the spiritual one was his inner freedom.   Precisely, because of his way of experiencing faith, – as it was rooted in the full, total faith – he was a man of deep freedom...

Karol Wojtyła was a different Pope

From the very beginning, Karol Wojtyła was a different Pope.  Different, of course, as he was the first non-Italian Pope after almost five hundred years.  And, that was a traumatic reality for many.  I recall how the...

No more war, war never again

“No more war, war never again. It is peace, peace which must guide the destinies of peoples and of all mankind”
 John Paul II

This heritage he brought from Poland

When Karol Wojtyła was elected on the Peter’s Seat, he did not do anything other than allowing to bloom what he had inside him that is: heritage of faith, doctrine, vision of the Church, his pastoral experience, but at...

The mystery of the Assumption and the Coronation

The mystery of the union of the Mother with the Son and of the Son with the Mother on the Way of the Cross and the path of her funeral from the Chapel of the Dormition to the Tomb of Our Lady. Finally, the mystery of...

THE TRIPTYCH IN THE UNITED STATES

  On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the Triptych was transferred from the St. Joseph Basilica in Webster to Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish in Worcester. Upon solemn entrance of the Triptych, welcome words delivered by...

John Paul II knew communism very well

John Paul II knew communism very well.  He knew it from inside and personally experienced the evil to which it was capable. Thus, he believed that there is a need for a radical change of conduct.  He asked that the Holy...