Drew Mariani Show: Happy birthday, John Paul II

18 May

Patrick Novecosky meets with Pope John Paul II on Oct. 1, 1997

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin. (May 18, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on Relevant Radio’s Drew Mariani Show today — the 100th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s birth.

During the 17-minute segment, host Drew Mariani asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which honors Pope St. John Paul the Great’s remarkable legacy. They discussed the Polish pope’s publication of the universal bestselling Catechism of the Catholic Church, his love for St. Faustina and the Divine Mercy message and devotion, and his passion for evangelization in the Third Millennium.

CLICK HERE to listen to the entire interview. (16 minutes 10 seconds)

You can purchase the eBook on Amazon here and an author-signed copy here.

One Response to “Drew Mariani Show: Happy birthday, John Paul II”

  1. samo lucija August 13, 2020 at 1:18 pm #

    Prior to his 1978 election as pope, he had visited the U.S. twice — in 1969 and again in 1976 — as archbishop of Kraków. As pope, he visited the U.S. seven times, including two brief stopovers in Alaska. His five significant visits were packed with joy, drama and record-setting crowds. In his addresses, John Paul extolled the founders’ vision of freedom and self-rule, but he also reminded Americans of the responsibility that comes with liberty.

    Pope John Paul II waves to the crowd in Yankee Stadium in New York Oct. 2, 1979. During his first papal visit to the United States, he called on Americans to use their wealth to help the poor

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