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October 22, 2017

Wadowice-on- the-Potomac

A Gala Reception and Awards Ceremony

Under the Patronage of
His Excellency Professor Piotr Wilczek,
The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland
Special Guest and Honoree
His Excellency Archbishop Christophe Pierre
Apostolic Nuncio to United States

Click here to view pictures from the event in Gallery.

The 3rd Annual St. John Paul II
Lecture & Luncheon

With Honored Guest & Speaker
Rev. Fr. Krzysztof Wieliczko, PhD
John Paul II Foundation, Rome

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 a.m.

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Wadowice 2016

Piasa Talk

May Talk

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:00 p.m.

30th Anniversary Celebration

Annual Fund Raiser

Unveiling of St. John Paul II Bronze Bust
at the
Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library

Reception and Program

at The Catholic University of America

Columbus School of Law

Louise H. Keelty and James Keelty, Jr. Atrium

3600 John McCormack Road, NE

Washington, DC

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RSVP by October 10, 2015

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For additional information call 703-501-6152

Complimentary Parking at University Parking Garage shown on map

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


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Archbishop Di Noia

A New Christian Humanism:
The Legacy of Pope Saint John Paul II

A Lecture by
Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.
Adjunct Secretary of the
Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith

The Dominican House of Studies and the Friends of John Paul II Foundation co-sponsored the lecture. The event was well attended (275 persons). Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P., is a member of the Dominican Order,  a noted theologian and prominent member of the Roman Curia.

An Outline Summary of Archbishop Di Noia's talk can be obtained by clicking here . The second page of the Summary Sheet contains a number of excellent references on Saint John Paul II's teachings.

The presentation started with a comparison between Christian and Secular Humanism. Archbishop Di Noia gave highlights of the four Encyclicals concerned with Christian Humanism and also touched upon the results from Vatican II because Saint John Paul II played a very important roll in the Second Vatican Council. The first encyclical discussed was "Redemptor Hominus" (1979) written shortly after Cardinal Wojtyla became Pope and gives the outline of the mission of his pontificate. Audience Archbishop Di Noia then gave his views on "Evangelium Vitae" (1995) which deals with sanctity of life, "Veritas Splendor" (1993) that reviews the moral teachings of the Church and "Fides et Ratio" (1998) that deals with the relationship between faith and reason. Throughout Archbishop Di Noia's talk, he emphasized the theme of his presentation that these four encyclicals contrasted the differences between Christian Humanism and Secular Humanism.

Sunday, October 19, 2014


Annual Fund Raiser

Guest of Honor: Reverend Canon Philip S. Majka

Speaker: Paul A. Brazinski

Topic: "Holy Bones, Holy Blood - Relics of Saint John Paul II

The Fort Myer Officers' Club

214 Jackson Avenue

Arlington, VA 22211

Sunday, May 18, 2014

An event to honor the Life and Papacy of the newly canonized Pope Saint John Paul II

at Mrs. K's Toll House Restaurant

Garden Terrace Room

9201 Colesville Road

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Saturday, October 19, 2013


An event to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II's election to the Papacy

Honored Guest Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano

the Ambassador of the Holy See to the United States

at the Apostolic Nunciature

3339 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Official unveiling of a mosaic of Blessed John Paul II.

(A gift from the Polish-American Bishops)

At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

at the altar of Our Lady of Czestochowa

400 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC



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