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What Does the Body Say?

What Does the Body Say?

I love fresh air. I love anything that’s not confined, that flows freely, that refreshes with an unexpected twist and opens new horizons. That’s probably why I love the theology of the body. I have found that John Paul II's Theology of the Body is a very positive view of humanity: we are called to be Gift. It’s not really, in the end, about what we do. We are Gift and this gift includes fertility. In the theology of the body’s presentation of God’s language of love impressed on the human bo...
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Canonization Countdown: Day 1!

Canonization Countdown: Day 1!

Continuing the canonization countdown with Sr. Marie Paul Curley...Day 1: Tomorrow is the big day! I’m planning to rise early and watch the canonization “live” at 4 AM on the Vatican’s live stream site: http://www.vatican.va/video/, or on Catholic TV.The third “up close” encounter I shared with Pope John Paul II was truly up close and personal: I was graced to finally “meet” him. But when I met him, I  was in a place of great spiritual desolat...
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Canonization Countdown: Day 2!

Canonization Countdown: Day 2!

Our Canonization Countdown continues as we blog, tweet, and share digitally!To join in, you can:Tweet about our new saints-to-be with the hashtags: #JPII and #JohnXXIII. (Official Twitter account: https://twitter.com/2popesaints )Visit the official site for the canonizations: http://2popesaints.org/EN/Home (in English)Like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/2popesaints (Italian) CLICK THROUGH TO OUR NEW DIGITAL MAGAZINE FO...
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Canonization Countdown: Day 3!

Canonization Countdown: Day 3!

As we count down to St. John Paul II’s canonization this Sunday, April 27, let’s spread the joy! For the next four days, tweet about our new saints-to-be: John Paul II and John XXIII!  Thank God for the many, many ways that these two saints have touched our lives! Tweet why you love St. John Paul using the hashtag: #JPII.  Tweet your gratitude for the marvelous renewal of Vatican II using the hashtag: #JohnXXIII Visit the official sites for the canonizat...
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