Holy Father, I became a Catholic during the Jubilee year. I know now that I was Catholic in my heart long before I became a Catholic. Your loving leadership made it possible for me, and many others, to become a part of The Church. The priest who took me through the RCIA program often referenced your compassion and understanding. Though I am saddened by your passing, I rejoice in the promise of eternal life. My faith is strong, as is my church. I just finished morning prayer, and I pray that you will watch over Catholics everywhere just as you did when on Earth. Peace be with you....