News April 25, 2014
Cathedral Mass to commemorate canonizations for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday, April 27th
Learn more about the special Mass at the Cathedral this Sunday celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Doug Deshotel, as well as find resources for the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Pope Francis will declare two former Popes, Blessed John XXIII (1958-1963) and John Paul II (1978-2005), the Catholic Church’s newest saints at a Mass in St. Peter’s Square.
Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, as well as a pilgrimage group of approximately 100 Catholics, will be among the estimated 4 million pilgrims expected to witness the canonization ceremony at the Vatican.
Sunday, April 27 - 12:00 PM, Cathedral Guadalupe
For those unable to travel to Rome are invited to attend a special Mass at Cathedral Guadalupe this Sunday. Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel, Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, will be celebrating a special Mass at Cathedral Guadalupe this Sunday, April 27. The Noon Mass (celebrated in English) will commemorate the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.
Monday, April 28 - 10:00 AM, John Paul II High School
To celebrate the Canonization of Blessed Pope John Paul II with the John Paul II High School community, a special Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the large competition gym.
Canonization: 4 Steps to Becoming a Saint - Free printable canonization resource from Sadlier Religion
Making Saints (PDF) - USCCB
- Pope John Paul II Timeline
- Pope John XXIII Notable Quotes
- Pope John Paul II Notable Quotes
- Pope John XXIII Timeline
- Beatifications During John Paul II's Pontificate
- Canonizations During John Paul II's Pontificate
- Memorial of John Paul II
- John Paul II's Journeys Outside of Italy
- John Paul II's Visits to the United States
- Biography of Pope John Paul II