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The New Christian Humanism: The Pope Saint John Paul II Lecture

The following excerpt is from the Pope Saint John Paul II lecture given by Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P. at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C.

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The Inspiration of St. John Paul II

The image of God in man manifests itself in many different ways, and one notable way is through the lives of the Saints. The lives of the Saints are commentaries on the Gospel—concrete examples of living heroic Christian lives. In each of their lives, they manifest important characteristics of what it means to be followers

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The Rosary of the Virgin Mary

While he was the reigning pontiff, Pope St. John Paul II was known for his devotion to the Most Holy Rosary. In his apostolic letter, “Rosarium Virginis Mariae,” he writes about it’s relevance to the Christian life, and the relationship between the rosary and the Order of Preachers. What follows is an excerpt from that

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Good Friday

“They have pierced my hands and feet, I can count all my bones” (Ps 22:16-17). “I can count…”: how prophetic were these words! And yet we know that this body is a ransom. The whole of this body, its hands, its feet, its every bone, is a priceless ransom. The Whole Man is in a

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