We’ve had countless encounters on this US Tour with those who share the mission in their hearts, but perhaps haven’t made the jump to be a part of it. There are many ways to contribute, but I’ll highlight 5 simple but impactful contributions. If you think "this is awesome", pick at least one! Your participation is absolutely needed to make this mission a reality.
October 16th will mark 40 years since the election of Pope John Paul II. I’m not sure how much JP2 fans around the world see this as cause to celebrate. I do know that here in Krakow, plans are underway to honor, relive, and commemorate that pivotal point in history when the Polish cardinal accepted the call to shepherd a global flock.
If you keep a pulse on the Project, you may be wondering where we’ve gone. Answer: to the John Paul II Center - our new family residence and the home to all program participants
Easter springtime is already beginning to dawn for us in the JP2 Project as our [sometimes grueling] behind-the-scenes preparations are permeated with a new light. With our first group of students solidified for the summer study abroad program, work just became a bit more exciting.
It wasn’t a piece of cake moving our families from Florida to Krakow. The Van de Voorde’s were in the midst of an international adoption and I had just given birth to baby girl #2 just weeks before the flight.