Friday, January 14, 2011

Benedict XVI to Beatify John Paul II on Divine Mercy Sunday

It's official!

Via Vatican Information Service: 

On 1 May, the second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday, Benedict XVI will preside at the rite of beatification for John Paul II in the Vatican.

According to a note released by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, "today 14 January, Benedict XVI, during an audience granted to Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, authorised the dicastery to promulgate the decree of the miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Servant of God John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla). This concludes the process which precedes the rite of beatification.

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1 comment:

judjohns said...

This is wonderful news! and confirms that Our Blessed Mother truly chose JP2 as Her Pope....he is being beatified on DM Sunday but ALSO May 1, Our Lady's Crowning Feast! PRAISE GOD!