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TUESDAY      May 18, 1999      SECTION ONE       vol 10, no. 96

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Happy 79th to Pope John Paul II

      Today is the 79th birthday of our dear and holy pontiff, John Paul II. Born Karol Wojtyla in Wadowice, Poland in 1920, he has run the gamut from the immediate aftermath of World War I to the build-up and devastation of the Second World War to the terrible years of Communism to the blossoming of a special warrior of God from priest, bishop, cardinal to Pope - the 264th successor of Peter and through it all he has been dedicated to God's Holy Will and Totally dedicated to Our Lady For today's special salute to the Pope, click on the first part of BIRTHDAY SALUTE.

INTRODUCTION

Your Holiness, this is your life!

THE EARLY YEARS OF FORMATION

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Prayers and Blessings for a very Happy Birthday
to our beloved John Paul II the Great!



April 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

    Dear children! Also today I call you to prayer. Little children, be joyful carriers of peace and love in this peaceless world. By fasting and prayer, witness that you are mine and that you live my messages. Pray and seek! I am praying and interceding for you before God that you convert; that your life and behavior always be Christian. Thank you for having responded to my call.
For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE AND MORE


The DAILY WORD

"Father, the hour has come! Glorify the Son, that thy Son may glorify Thee, even as Thou hast given Him power over all flesh, in order that to all Thou hast given Him He may give everlasting life."

John 17: 1-2


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May 18, 1999 volume 10, no. 96   DAILY CATHOLIC