John Paul II - The Great Mercy Pope Beatification Edition

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I am pleased to highly recommend the Beatification Edition of John Paul II: The Great Mercy Pope by Fr. Kosicki. It follows on the heels of the Second Edition, which covered John Paul's entire papacy through the prism of Divine Mercy and was published in 2006, the year after his death. Building on that edition, Fr. Kosicki and his coauthor, David Came, in this new edition have developed masterful chapters on John Paul ll's cause for beatification, the miracle recognized for his ...

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Overview

I am pleased to highly recommend the Beatification Edition of John Paul II: The Great Mercy Pope by Fr. Kosicki. It follows on the heels of the Second Edition, which covered John Paul's entire papacy through the prism of Divine Mercy and was published in 2006, the year after his death. Building on that edition, Fr. Kosicki and his coauthor, David Came, in this new edition have developed masterful chapters on John Paul ll's cause for beatification, the miracle recognized for his beatification, and the beatification itself.

Further, they bring us up-to-date on John Paul ll's influence on his successor, Pope Benedict XVI, in promoting Divine Mercy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596142411
  • Publisher: Marian Press
  • Publication date: 12/15/2011
  • Pages: 327
  • Sales rank: 1,426,005
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 13

Mercy Gems from John Paul II 15

Foreword to the Beatification Edition 17

Introduction to the Beatification Edition 27

Part I Beatification 35

Chapter 1 The Cause 37

Chapter 2 The Miracle 44

Chapter 3 Blessed John Paul II 50

Part II Teacher of Mercy 65

Chapter 1 The Encyclical Rich in Mercy 67

Chapter 2 Homilies and Addresses on Divine Mercy 81

Chapter 3 Divine Mercy in Various Writings 100

Part III Model of Mercy 109

Chapter 1 Prayer for Mercy 111

Chapter 2 Forgiving and Asking for Forgiveness 115

Chapter3 Radiating Presence: Holiness 124

Chapter 4 Ministry to the Sick and the Poor 126

Chapter 5 The Influence of John Paul II 129

Part IV Mercy Themes 135

Chapter 1 The Value and Dignity of Each Person 137

Chapter 2 Be Not Afraid 139

Chapter 3 The Call to Holiness, Evangelization, and Ecumenism 142

Chapter 4 Mary, Mother of Mercy 144

Chapter 5 The Great Jubilee Year 2000 151

Chapter 6 The Jubilee Year, the New Advent, the Third Millennium, and the Coming of the Lord 153

A The Encyclicals that describe the Jubilee Year 153

B The Message of Divine Mercy Is the Message of the Third Millennium 155

Two Prophetic Streams about the Third Millennium 156

D At the Beginning of the New Millennium 157

PartV The Legacy of John Paul II 161

Chapter 1 The Legacy of Divine Mercy 163

Chapter 2 Divine Mercy, the Exceptional Legacy of John Paul II 170

Chapter3 The Influence on Pope BenedictXVI 175

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