Interested in joining the pilgrimage From Poland to Rome presented by Father Pagano and The Catholic Talk Show?
Have questions about the pilgrimage?
Come to the information session
Thursday, January 30th from 6-7pm in the SJPII Hall.
Father Pagano will present information about the pilgrimage and answer your questions.
Wine & Cheese will be provided.
Reminder: Register BY February 7, 2020 before the prices increase.
Pope John Paul II was born Karol Józef Wojtyla on May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland. He was ordained in 1946, became the bishop of Ombi in 1958, and became the archbishop of Krakow in 1964. He was made a cardinal by Pope Paul VI in 1967, and in 1978 became the first non-Italian pope in more than 400 years. He was a vocal advocate for human rights and used his influence to effect political change. He died in Italy in 2005. It was announced in July of 2013 that he would be declared a saint in April of the following year.
Biography source: www.biography.com/people/john-paul-ii-9355652
Photo source: CNS photo/Grzegorz Galazka, courtesy of Postulation of Pope John Paul II