As a young man in Poland, Karol Wojtyla had great devotion to Our Lady of Czestechowa. As pope, his first international trip was to the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico. His papal motto, toto tuus (all for you), was directed to Our Lady. During his pontificate he added a new set of mysteries to the rosary.
There can be no doubt about John Pauls devotion to the Mother of God. This deluxe pamphlet explores some of his most popular Marian devotions, giving background information and prayers for each one.
David Werthmann has a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies from The Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri, and has done further graduate studies in pastoral liturgy at Santa Clara University. He has been a teacher, pastoral minister, liturgical musician, and free-lance writer for nearly 30 years.