Friday, August 21, 2009

pictorial tribute...

... "He was one of those chosen few men whose personality is irresistible. Everyone was moved by his simplicity and his angelic kindness. Yet it was something more that carried him into all hearts: and that `something' is best defined by saying that all who were ever admitted to his presence had a deep conviction of being face to face with a saint" (Baron von Pastor)

the young man

the Bishop

the Cardinal

the Pope

The Canonization

The Devotion

4 comments:

Christine said...

Excellent post!

Angela Messenger said...

I like the way you posted the photos.

Thom said...

Nice.

Except....

YOU are the CANNONball. He was CANONized.

:-p

Carolina Cannonball said...

Oops. I let my Sainthood fantasies seep into my post.