Pope, now Saint, John Paul II Relic

(Last Updated: 8/27/2014)

October 1979 Visit to United States.

Pope, now Saint, John Paul II Arrives, 6 October 1979 provided by United State Air Force Historian.

Remarks and Visit via Andrews AFB Recap provided by United State Air Force Historian.

Pope, now Saint, John Paul II Departs, 7 October 1979 provided by United State Air Force Historian.

October 1979 Lectern / Pulpit Relic.

Lectern - Pulpit Gift found by Monsignor Marucci. The top of this lectern / pulpit was handled by Pope, now Saint, John Paul II during both of his speeches.

50th Anniversary Ambo encased Pope, now Saint, John Paul II October 1979 Lectern / Pulpit as directed by Monsignor Marucci.

The plaque from the original Pope, now Saint, John Paul II October 1979 Lectern / Pulpit was removed and placed on the center front of the new Ambo as directed by Monsignor Marucci.

The top from the original Pope, now Saint, John Paul II October 1979 Lectern / Pulpit is visible and accessible in the center top reading portion of the new Ambo as directed by Monsignor Marucci. This relic may be touched and viewed by the public.

The marble enhancement of the original Pope, now Saint, John Paul II October 1979 Lectern / Pulpit was donated for as a memorial to their parents, Helen A. and Fred W. Winkelmann as well as Cathryne A. and James. J Werner by Keith and Kathleen Werner, Co-Founders and Co-Directors of the Pilgrims of Faith Marian Center (PFMC), A Religious Association, Inc. as facilitated by Monsignor Marucci.