October 22: Feast Day of Saint John Paul II

There are things in life you should never jump through the line to touch, but I did it any way! A day like today, makes me remember of my time in Rome a few years ago. While inside the mother Church in the Vatican, right when no one was looking, I jumped through the security rope to simply touch his tomb, to feel connected to the one who I knew as papa. After a moment of touching the cold marble with the red letters of this venerable man of God, the security guard hushed me away!

Pope Francis prays in front of tomb of Blessed John Paul II at Vatican

A photo of Pope Francis praying before this beloved resting place of the great saint. Happy Feast Day of Saint John Paul II.




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