Sunday, October 28, 2007

Il Papa Buono-Bl. John XXIII remembered

Blessed Pope John XXIII

On this day in 1958 Angelo Giuseppi Cardinal Roncalli, the Patriarch of Venice, was elected by his brother cardinals to succeed the deceased Pope Pius XII. So, on this day we give thanks for the life and service of Bl. Pope John XXIII. There is more on this wholly good man over on our parish blog The People of St. Mary Magdalene, where you will also find a video on the Good Pope. Here, too, I want to thank Ron Yengich for bringing this date to my attention after 8:30 AM Mass today. Otherwise, I would've let this day slip by without a peep!

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