Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Blessed Pope John Paul II
Today, April 2, 2013, is the 8th anniversary of the death of Blessed Pope John Paul II, that year, it was the eve of Divine Mercy Sunday, the devotion His Holiness brought in new vigor to the life of the Church. Just 6 short after his death, Pope Benedict XVI
(now Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI) beatified him on Mat 1st, 2011. Pope John Paul II showed the world many things-
HOPE for world in need, TRUST in God's wondrous mercy, LOVE for God and neighbor, JUSTICE for all, PEACE in the world, FAITH in the Catholic Church, HONOR for Mary and saints, JOY in God's goodness, PENANCE for sinners and the world, PRAYER for growing in union with God, PURITY for the youth, RECOURSE to the Blessed Sacrament, Confession, and the other Sacraments, PROMOTION of religious vocations, COURAGE under trials, SUFFERING lovingly for God and soul at the hour of our death.
ENGLISH: POPE JOHN PAUL II, PRAY FOR US!
SPANISH: PAPA JUAN PABLO II, RUEGA POR NOSOTROS!
POLISH: Papież Jan Paweł II módl się za nami
ITALIAN: Papa Giovanni Paolo II, prega per noi
FRENCH: Pape Jean-Paul II, priez pour nous
LATIN: PONTUFEX IOANNES PAULUS II, ORA PRO NOBIS!