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“Yet another year Fr. John and a deeply sad one for me. Even in the depth of despair and doubt, I still remember your words, and they are indeed a...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Gerald Moran - New Yrok, NY

“John Powell, SJ...RIP...read his books when I was near my bottom. His words gave me hope, faith, love during my early recovery. Thanks God. Love,...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Dal, Dan Dpes - Idaho Springs, CO

“I had the pleasure of taking one of the classes Fr Powell taught at Loyola in the late eighties---wonderful class, wonderful books---wonderful...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: karen keith

“I had the great pleasure of meeting Fr. John Powell in the early 70's. A fellow student of Sacred Heart School of Theology took another student and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Rev. Donald P. Baker - Phoenix, AZ

“Another year passes, but you words still act as a guide to my life. May you be resting in the love of Jesus. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ged Moran - Manchester - England

“Another year passes, but I think about your words a great deal Fr. So strange that, although we never met, your influence on me is so profound. You...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ged Moran - Manchester - None

“Dear fr John Powell .Thank you very much for writting this beatutifull books about God , thank you for teaching me the love of God .I read your books...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dixie Vargo - Temecula, CA

“John Powell and I never met, but the impact he had on my life, just through listening to him on audio cassette, and reading his books; was profound....Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Gerald Moran - NY, NY

“For many years, John Powell was perhaps the brightest and most eloquent exponent of the human heart on earth. He certainly was brilliant, and beyond...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: David Truman

“Thank you for the lessons ...they have made me what I am today ...and I still sit down and listen to the tapes and always walk away after listening...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Kibby - Willing listener

“John Powell SJ had a sign influence on my life since age 17 years. he is the reason I became a psychologist. Through his books and audio tapes he...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Thom Sibbald - person

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John was born on September 22, 1925 and passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2009.

John was a resident of Chicago, Illinois.

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