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Pope John Paul II

 
 
Pope John Paul II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
1. Pope John Paul II Marker
Inscription. Pope John Paul II celebrated the Eucharist beneath this canopy in Giants Stadium East Rutherford, NJ before an assembly of 90,000 people on October 5, 1995.
 
Erected by Archdiocese of Newark.
 
Location. 40° 47.442′ N, 74° 7.765′ W. Marker is in North Arlington, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New Jersey Route 17), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Holy Cross Cemetery, straight through the front gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 Ridge Rd, North Arlington NJ 07031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Arlington War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pulaski Drive (approx. 0.4 miles away); 9/11 First Responders Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Arlington 9/11 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Detective James Zadroga (approx. half a mile away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. one mile away); Route 7 Bridge (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Arlington.
 
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Pope John Paul II Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
2. Pope John Paul II Monument
The Marker is located in Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. It can be seen from the front entrance of the cemetery.
Marker in Holy Cross Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 8, 2008
3. Marker in Holy Cross Cemetery
The marker commerates the Pope's 1995 visit to New Jersey, the first visit by a Pope to the Garden State.
Statue of Pope John Paul II image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2017
4. Statue of Pope John Paul II
After Pope John Paul II was recognized as a saint, this statue was erected near the original marker.
Marker on Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2017
5. Marker on Statue
Saint Pope John Paul II

You – The people of God in Newark and throughout New Jersey – are the “Living Stones” (I Pet 2:5) which make up the Body of Christ in the midst of your city and state. Wherever you are - in your families, neighborhoods, places of work or recreation – you are called to build up the Church in faith, hope and love.

John Paul II
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Memorial of Saint Francis of Assisi October 4, 1995
Closeup of Pope John Paul II Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 13, 2017
6. Closeup of Pope John Paul II Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,291 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on September 10, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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