Articles by Neil MacCarthy
July 25, 2017
It’s been 15 years this week since a saint came marching on to Canadian soil. On July 23, 2002, then Pope John Paul II arrived in Toronto for World Youth Day celebrations. We pray that many more saints are following in his footsteps, inspiring others through their example and witness.
At World Youth Day 2000 in Rome, Pope John Paul II challenged us to be the saints of the new millennium In the words of the late Saint John Paul II at his homily during the final Mass of World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto: