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Pope St John XXIII Mystic Pope(0)

May 31, 2021

Believing that the position as Cardinal of Venice would be his final service to the church, no one was more surprised than Roncalli when he was elected Pope five years later in October, 1958. In fact, he even arrived at the Vatican for the consistory having purchased a return train ticket to Venice.More

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Pope St John XXIII – Mystic Pope

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My guiding principles remain the same:
humility in everything, especially in my
speech, union with God and the will of God, and not my own, in all I do.

Pope St John XXIII

In the days immediately after being elected Pope, John XXIII received a letter from Bruno, a twelve-year-old boy.More

The Tollet Portrait
of Fr Jean-Claude Colin

Tony (Jean Jules Antoine) Tollet was born on 6 November 1857 at 19 rue Bourgelat in the district of Ainay in Lyons, France. When he was young he was immobilised by sickness, and it was at this time that he began to learn to draw.… More

A Simple Way to Pray Always

Cardinal Nguyễn Văn Thuận (+ 2002) was imprisoned by the Vietnamese government for thirteen years.

After my liberation, many people said to me: “Father in prison you must have had a lot of time to pray”. It was not as simple as one might think.… More


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