Beatification of Pope John Paul II PDF Print E-mail

Pope John Paul IIThe Servant of God John Paul II will be beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI, at a ceremony in Rome on 1st May – Divine Mercy Sunday.

To mark this important occasion the parish will be screening a film on the life of Karol Wojtyla who became John Paul II upon his election to the papacy in 1978. The film will be shown in Drumcree Pastoral Centre on Friday 29th April and begins at 7.30 pm. All are welcome.
The beatification ceremony will be transmitted live on Sunday by the following television broadcasters:

RTÉ One: 8.55 am – 11.10 am

EWTN (Sky satellite 589): 7.30 am – 11.30 am

Useful links

Special Vatican webpage

Cause of Beatification website