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Go in Peace: A Gift of Enduring Love (Paperback)

Go in Peace: A Gift of Enduring Love By John Paul II, Joseph Durepos (Editor) Cover Image
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The best-selling collection of the beloved pope’s most personal thoughts and writings—revised and expanded This definitive compilation brings together the words that Pope John Paul II most urgently wanted the world to hear and embrace. Arranged by the themes he emphasized in his quarter century as pope—including prayer, forgiveness, family, suffering, the church, and Christ—Go in Peace gives the reader an up-close and personal look at this great churchman’s pastoral heart and passes along his vision for a vital life of Christian faith.“Make time for study, meditation, and reflection. Use your intelligence well; make an effort to reach correct convictions; do not waste time; deepen the motives and foundations of faith in Christ and in the Church, so as to be firm now and in your future. We remain firm in our faith by means of prayer; remember St. Paul wrote: ‘Pray without ceasing.’”
 —John Paul II, from Go in Peace

About the Author


Born Karol Wojtyla on May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Poland, John Paul II lived through Nazi occupation during World War II, was ordained to the priesthood in 1946, and was appointed Archbishop of Krakow by Pope Paul VI.On October 16, 1978, he ascended to the papacy and adopted the name John Paul II. Since that time, he has greeted an estimated 16 million pilgrims at the Vatican's General Audiences on Wednesdays and has touched millions of lives in his religious ceremonies, special audiences, and trips throughout the world.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780829424720
ISBN-10: 0829424725
Publisher: Loyola Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2007
Pages: 264
Language: English