My First Ardent Prayer to Blessed John Paul II – UPDATED

UPDATEDear Friends:  I first posted about my sister-in-law Maureen last May.  She has had two major surgeries:  To replace her knee and part of her leg bone, and to resolve the kidney cancer.  Today, she faces a third complex surgery, this time to remove a tumor on her spine.  Please continue to hold her and her family in prayer.   She is greatly loved. *     *     *     *     * On Monday, May 1, I was among an estimated 2.5 million pilgrims present in Rome when Pope Benedict XVI beatified … [Read more...]