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Pope Saint John Paul II - October 22

breski1 Born in Wadowice, Poland, Karol Jozef Wojtyla had lost his mother, father, and older brother before his 21st birthday. Karol’s promising academic career at Krakow’s Jagiellonian University …More
breski1 Born in Wadowice, Poland, Karol Jozef Wojtyla had lost his mother, father, and older brother before his 21st birthday. Karol’s promising academic career at Krakow’s Jagiellonian University was cut short by the outbreak of World War II. While working in a quarry and a chemical factory, he enrolled in an “underground” seminary in Kraków. Ordained in 1946, he was immediately sent to Rome where he earned a doctorate in theology.
Back in Poland, a short assignment as assistant pastor in a rural parish preceded his very fruitful chaplaincy for university students. Soon Fr. Wojtyla earned a doctorate in philosophy and began teaching that subject at Poland’s University of Lublin.
Communist officials allowed Wojtyla to be appointed auxiliary bishop of Kraków in 1958, considering him a relatively harmless intellectual. They could not have been more wrong!
Bishop Wojtyla attended all four sessions of Vatican II and contributed especially to its Pastoral Constitution on the Church in …More
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Saints of the Day:

catholicsaints.info/pope-saint-john-paul-ii/, catholicsaints.info/patrons-of-popes/ (Optional Memorial)

catholicsaints.info/saint-abercius-marcellus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-alodia-of-huesca/
catholicsaints.info/saint-apollo-of-bawit/
catholicsaints.info/saint-benedict-of-macerac/
catholicsaints.info/saint-berthariu…
catholicsaints.info/saint-cordula/
catholicsaints.info/saint-donatus-of-fiesoli/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-esclara…
catholicsaints.info/saint-hermes-of-adrianople/
catholicsaints.info/saint-ingbert/
catholicsaints.info/saint-leothadius-of-auch/
catholicsaints.info/saint-lupenzius/
catholicsaints.info/saint-mark-of-jerusalem/
catholicsaints.info/saint-maroveus-of-precipiano/
catholicsaints.info/saint-mellon/
catholicsaints.info/saint-moderan-of-rennes/
catholicsaints.info/saint-nepotian-of-clermont/
catholicsaints.info/saint-nunctus-of-merida/
catholicsaints.info/saint-nunilo-of-huesca/
catholicsaints.info/saint-philip-of-adrianople/
catholicsaints.info/saint-philip-of-fermo/

catholicsaints.info/saint-rufus-of-egypt/
catholicsaints.info/saint-symmachus-of-capua/
catholicsaints.info/saint-valerius-of-langres/
catholicsaints.info/saint-verecundus-of-verona/

catholicsaints.info/martyrs-of-heraclea/ – 4 catholicsaints.info/saints/
Martyrs of Adianople
catholicsaints.info/saint-alexander…
Anna
Elisabeth
Glyceria
catholicsaints.info/saint-heraclius…
Theodota
Martyred in the Spanish Civil War
catholicsaints.info/blessed-estanis…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-german-…
catholicsaints.info/blessed-jose-menendez-garcia/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-josep-casas-lluch/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-luis-minguel-ferrer/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-teodoro-gomez-cervero/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-victori…

Lucia Bartolini Rucellai