Our first meeting

It was 1957.  That was the year, when I met Father Karol Wojtyła – professor of moral theology, for the first time.  He immediately impressed me, especially his great piety, wisdom, wonderful lectures, but also the ability to make contacts.  On the...

He had such a laughing, playful look

Archbishop Mokrzycki is convinced that John Paul II liked Christmas not only because of the sentimental memories of childhood.  Not only because he missed the Christmas tree and nativity scene and that he liked to sing Christmas carols.  But because...

More happiness is in giving

Christmas and New Year is a time of a wonderful atmosphere, warm family meetings, making wishes and giving gifts.  At the same time, it is worth to remember that not everyone can fully experience such joy.  Around us there are many people and...

They had a chance to talk to him and greed him

He often expressed some concern to his closest co-workers whether his trips to the mountains are somehow inappropriate or not in place.  The Pope was aware that some important hierarchs of the Roman Curia do not approve his way of spending...

He wanted to fulfill his wish part. 2

I immediately realized the situation and I ordered my people not to intervene to calm the situation.  I did not want any unpleasant exchange of sentences between my people and local police officers whose only fault was that they wanted to obediently...

Our first meeting

It was 1957.  That was the year, when I met Father Karol Wojtyła – professor of moral theology, for the first time.  He immediately impressed me, especially his great piety, wisdom, wonderful lectures, but also the...

He had such a laughing, playful look

Archbishop Mokrzycki is convinced that John Paul II liked Christmas not only because of the sentimental memories of childhood.  Not only because he missed the Christmas tree and nativity scene and that he liked to sing...

More happiness is in giving

Christmas and New Year is a time of a wonderful atmosphere, warm family meetings, making wishes and giving gifts.  At the same time, it is worth to remember that not everyone can fully experience such joy.  Around us...

They had a chance to talk to him and greed him

He often expressed some concern to his closest co-workers whether his trips to the mountains are somehow inappropriate or not in place.  The Pope was aware that some important hierarchs of the Roman Curia do not approve...

He wanted to fulfill his wish part. 2

I immediately realized the situation and I ordered my people not to intervene to calm the situation.  I did not want any unpleasant exchange of sentences between my people and local police officers whose only fault was...

He wanted to fulfill his wish part. 1

In the late afternoon of February 16, 1987, the Pope and his Secretary, Stanisław Dziwisz, along with Father Tadeusz Styczeń left the Vatican in a private unmarked car and went to Ovindoli.  There, in the suburbs of a...

Baptism of the Lord

“During His baptism in Jordan, Jesus not only speaks of redemptive suffering, but also receives a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit, which descends in the form of a dove, that is, as the Spirit of God’s...

VIDEO