Wednesday, June 4, 2008

June 4: John XXIII (Angelo Roncalli), Bishop of Rome, pastor, teacher, ecumenist, friend of humanity

Today we commemorate Angelo Roncalli, best known as Pope John XXIII

James Kiefer has a bio, with some stories and a prayer, here.

3 comments:

FranIAm said...

Oh Jane... thank you. You know that he is my hero.

Deep sigh.

Jane R said...

You're welcome. Come back, I am finishing a post on the Martyrs of Uganda which will be just below.

Grandmère Mimi said...

He was a godly man, overflowing with love. He and Desmond Tutu are two of a kind.