JP II, We Miss You
Yesterday was, or would have been had it not been the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the feast of Pope Saint John Paul II, crowned as the 264th Pope on October 22nd, 1978, and passing into his eternity on April 2, 2005. We have therefore gone twelve years without his charismatic, joyful, exuberant, highly intelligent, holy, peaceful presence, at least this side of heaven. I for one miss him mightily, and look forward to a hike or two with him in heaven, Deo volente, and by the same God’s good grace.
Yet the great Pontiff left behind for us an immemorial