50th Anniversary of John XXIII’s Death

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the death of Blessed John XXIII. Good Pope John reigned for 4 years and seven months. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer on September 23, 1962 and died on June 3, 1963 – 7:50 pm at the age of 81 years.

Blessed John XXIII, pray for us!

The tomb of Blessed John XXIII in St. Peter's Basilica

A picture I took of The tomb of Blessed John XXIII in St. Peter’s Basilica in 2005

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Father Jay Finelli is a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in the state of Rhode Island. He is a webmaster, podcaster, and blogger. In his free time, Father is an avid Live Steam enthusiast.

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