Saint John Paul II
Karol Józef Wojtyła was born on May 18, 1920, in Poland. Elected pope on October 1978, he took the name, Pope John Paul II. He was the first non-Italian pope in 455 years. Let’s meet young Father Karol Józef Wojtyla. He will tell us more about how he prays to God.
Ponder and Pray:
• Is there something from the teaching of Saint John Paul II that can help you with your prayer life?
• Read and look at pictures from the life of St. John Paul II:
Discussion/Activities with Children
• What did Saint John Paul II teach you about prayer?
• Learn more about Pope John Paul II by watching this captioned video:
• Google pictures of St. John Paul II and draw or print out your favorite ones.