Tag: Pope St. John Paul II
The lesson delivered in todays Gospel is known as the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) – Jesus’ reassurance that the reward for those who live their lives accordingly will be great in heaven and that we are all called to be saints.
“We are not the sum of our weaknesses and failures; we are the sum of the Father’s love for us and our real capacity to become the image of his Son.”
“To recite the Rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ.” ~ Pope St. John Paul II The Holy Rosary. What a gift. The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. From its very humble beginnings as a gift from Mary to St. Dominic in 1206 to Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter, entitled Rosarium Virgins Mariae, introducing the “luminous mysteries”, the Rosary is one of the finest and most praiseworthy traditions of Christian contemplation.