Sunday, May 1, 2011

Blessed Karol

Image of Pope John Paul II, Montenero, LivornoOn 19 March 1982 Pope John Paul II made a pastoral visit to the Diocese of Livorno, celebrating a open-air Holy Mass in “Piazza della Repubblica” and visiting the Sanctuary of Montenero.Altar on the parvis of the Sanctuary of Montenero, LivornoLast summer we saw this image of the now Blessed Karol Wojtyła behind an altar erected just outside the Basilica, on the parvis of the Sanctuary.Cross, altar on the parvis of the Sanctuary of Montenero, LivornoLet us render a modest homage to Pope John Paul the Great, the day after his beatification.

See also: Piazza della Repubblica - Sanctuary of Montenero
Beatification and canonisation of Pope John Paul II (Wikipedia)

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