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Happy Feast Day of John Paul II!

Some words of wisdom from The Catholic Company on Facebook today:


If you don't follow them on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest, they are a great company - posting all kinds of saint quotes, great pictures (many from my parish actually), and their products are awesome too.  The woman who does their social media is a good friend!

And today is the Feast Day for our Beloved John Paul II ... what a blessing!

One of my favorite quotes:

It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness.

In the design of God's Providence, there are no coincidences.


Now there are so many more, with the Theology of the Body, Love and Responsibility, and hundreds of letters, encyclicals, and speeches during his time as Holy Father - but for today, just three!


What would a Feast be without a great little joke!?!

The Pope Visits America

The Pope just finished a tour of the East Coast and was taking a limousine to the airport. Since he'd never driven a limo, he asked the chauffeur if he could drive for a while. The reluctant chauffeur pulled over along the roadside, climbed into the back of the limo, and the Pope took the wheel. The Pope then merged onto the highway and accelerated to over 90 mph to see what the limo could do.
Suddenly, the Pope noticed the blue light of the State Patrol in his side mirror, so he pulled over. The trooper approached the limo, peered in through the windows, then said, "Just a moment please, I need to call in."

The trooper called in and explained to the chief that he had a very important person pulled over for speeding. "How do I handle this, chief?" asked the trooper. "Is it the Governor?" questioned the chief.

"No! This guy is even more important!"

"Is it the President?" asked the chief.

"No! Even more important!"

"Well, who the heck is it?" screamed the chief.

"I don't know, sir," replied the trooper, "but he's got the Pope as his chauffeur."

Have an awesome Wednesday!  Pray for me, please - I am giving a talk tonight on Our Baptismal Call to our college students and I have absolutely no idea what it is that I will say!  Come Holy Spirit!!!

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