Saturday, June 19, 2010

New! Year for Priest under the patronage of St John Marie Vianney - click to read the Papal letter

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI proclaims special year for Priests commencing on 19th June 2009 till 19th June 2010 under the patronage of St John Mary Vianney. The year will mark also special celebration of the 150th Anniversary of St John Mary Vianney's death.

An encyclical Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia on St John Vianney written by Pope John XXIII in 1959.
Short biography by Dom Ernest Graft (Monk of Buckfast) - THE CURE OF ARS (ST. JEAN MARIE BAPTISTE VIANNEY, 1786-1859) 1952 edition available from EWTN library.