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Pope John Paul II Feast Day, St. John Paul II -

Today, October 22, we celebrate Karol Wojtyla or Saint John Paul II. His primary focus was rooted in giving value to the dignity of the human person. We are chosen, unique, deeply loved, and desired by God. His mother, Emilia Wojtyla, understood this truth well when choosing between her high-risk pregnancy and her life. Her Catholic faith allowed her to choose life. On May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland, Karol, her second son, was born. 

St. John Paul II showed us and encouraged us to live a life without fear. He was not afraid to address uncomfortable issues for the sake of truth. His famous line was, “Be not afraid.” 

He was who he was called to be in the Lord and had big dreams for humanity. He fully understood this scripture passage... “With man, this is impossible, but with God, all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 

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