Who We Are
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Inspired by Pope Saint John Paul II
Building a Civilization of Love and Truth
Shaping the Whole Person
The mission of the John Paul II Project is to help young people become builders of a civilization of love and truth. We focus on holistic formation programs that immerse the next generations in the example and teachings of St. John Paul II. Because we believe in young people, we mutually encourage and challenge them by cultivating environments that foster sanctity.
We cultivate environments that foster sanctity through mutual encouragement and challenge young people.
09 Mar 2017
Through a lot of prayer and God’s Providential Hand, we officially incorporated as a 5013c non-profit in Florida.
01 May 2018
First Program Launched
After a year of preparation, we launched our first program in Krakow, Poland: a 6-week intensive summer study abroad!
01 Oct 2018
Tour of America with JPII
In October of 2018 we carried a first class relic of St. John Paul II to countless schools, parishes and Catholic ministries across North America, encountering thousands of young people along the way!
09 Jun 2019
Consecration to Our Lady
During a weekend pilgrimage with our study abroad students, we consecrated the JP2 Project to the Blessed Mother in Niepokalanow, Poland: St. Maximilian Kolbe’s City of the Immaculate. Our students were there to witness it and make their own personal consecrations!
07 Feb 2020
Launched Programs in USA
With restrictions on traveling abroad and in times of young people experiencing isolation, we started in-person retreats in the USA to provide formation closer to home!
10 Feb 2022
Re-Opened Study Abroad
After almost 2 years of not being able to travel, we returned to Krakow with a class of seven young adults for the Spring Semester and God poured out special blessings to make it a reality!
Students from all of USA
15+ Partner Universties