St. John Paul II; Bl. Jerzy Popieluszko; Great Mystics & Wisdom for Modern Life 11.1.19

  • George Weigel: St. John Paul II legacy, impact on the universal Church, political regimes, cultures; JPII’s rich teachings abound and teach new generations how to build culture of life.
  • St. John Paul II always challenged young people to “never settle for anything less than sainthood.” By talking “up” to people (not down) he became a pied piper for all.
  • Bl. Jerzy Popieluszko, Messenger of the Truth, Polish priest, hero, martyr; Irony of Modern Catholic History.
  • Kathryn Jean Lopez: A Year With the Mystics: Visionary Wisdom for Daily Living; Sheen Center program bringing light and beatitudes to NY, nation to overcome culture of death ; adoption instead of abortion; life-giving story of gratitude, courage and love.