Lafayette, La. (KADN) — John Paul the Great Academy is planning a trip to Rome to witness the canonization of Pope John Paul II. Pope John Paul II is the namesake and patron of the Catholic School located on the grounds of the De La Salle Christian Brothers off of Carmel Drive. The school is trying to raise funds online for the trip.
To help the students of John Paul the Great Academy reach their goal of $10,000 visit their fundraising page at indiegogo.com. Pope John Paul II is scheduled to be declared a saint along with Pope John XXIII (23rd) on April 27th at the Vatican. It will be the first time two popes will be canonized at the same time.