Saint John Paul II’s Contagious Piety

Posted October 2, 2017 9:54 pm by Editor

Saint John Paul II’s Contagious Piety

In 1985, during Pope John Paul II’s apostolic visit to Latin America, Father Bergoglio was struck by the witness of the Pope’s piety in praying the Rosary. In 2006, following Pope John Paul’s death, then-Cardinal Bergoglio gave this personal testimony to the impact on his life of seeing the Holy Father praying the Rosary: “If I remember well, it was 1985. One evening I went to recite the holy Rosary that was being led by the Holy Father. He was in front of everybody, on his knees. The group was numerous; I saw the Holy Father from the back and,

Read more ... http://opusdei.ca

Send this to a friend