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Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna have been chosen as the two worthy Patron Saints to guide all in preparation and participation of this international event as they fully embody the history, mission and theme of the World Meeting of Families 2015. – Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Dear Friends, Thank you for your ongoing commitment to the work we do through the Avila Foundation to draw Christians... Read More

Philadelphia’s National Shrine: St John Nepomucene Neumann

January 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Memorial, Pilgrimage, Shrine

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An actual photo of St John Nepomucene Neumann Today is the memorial of St John Nepomucene Neumann, Philadelphia’s fourth bishop and our country’s first male saint. In celebration of his memorial, I’d like to introduce you to the National Shrine of St John Nepomucene Neumann, one of Philadelphia’s five shrines, and one of my favorites (they’re on Facebook, too!). The... Read More

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