The assassination attempt on the life of our late and now blessed Pope John Paul II sent shock waves around the world. Including to this young ladies life, one day after she was born into this world, the attempt took place. Listen to this story to hear a testimony of miraculous nature.
November 29th 2011 ~ When will our Catholic faith shine again up ‘on the hill as a beacon of light?’ I believe we are moving in that direction, thanks to young men like this gentlemen whom we met at the end of the Camino de Santiago in August. He is not afraid to wear his Catholic faith on his sleeve and perhaps you could do the same? How? Share this story with family and friends with a special note to accompany, then get out of the way and let the Holy Spirit do the rest. Till next time on the ‘digital continent,’….tomorrow.
November 17th 2011 ~ Without God, nothing is possible, especially with 2 million other youth around. Hear a story of faith and trust in God from the streets of Madrid and World Youth Day 2011. Luigi from New York depicts so well what it means to be a pilgrim on journey, not only at World Youth Day, but throughout our daily living wherever we call home. May our faith increase, as we decrease. OneBillionStories.com
August 26th 2011 ~ Today you will hear a young man from the Philipines reflect on his experience at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain and his hope for all pilgrims who attended. Share with family and friends using the button above.
August 22rd 2011 ~ The closing Vigil and Mass at World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid Spain was amazing. Inclement weather of lightning and rain only added to the wonderful spirit of being one body in Christ as pilgrims from every nation huddled beside each other in prayer, and for warmth. Pope Benedict XVI stayed strong despite pouring rain and heavy winds. Viva El Papa!
July 7th 2011 ~ What is it like meeting the Pope? What is it like meeting Cardinal Ratzinger? Here today on OneBillionStories.com how Bishop Sheridan managed to track him down in the piazza in the Vatican for a quick chat.
The millions of people showed up in Rome for one man; one man who changed the world for the cause of Christ on earth.
Part II from Rome! Are you traveling abroad on pilgrimage? Would you like to share stories of faith on the ‘digital continent?’ Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re ready to contribute to the ‘one billion Catholic stories.’
May 18 2011 ~ A report from Rome on the Beatification of John Paul II. Hear the stories of pilgrims to the Vatican who wanted to be apart of history with our beloved late Holy Father John Paul II’s elevation to Blessed. Stay tuned over the next 3 days for more stories from Rome.
May 16 2011 ~ Click picture above to view Devin Montagne’s live painting of JPII in Denver, CO.