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Pope’s visit

One Swiss Guard working in the Vatican, who served in the Apostolic Palace, may speak of awakening. As he recalls it years later in the “National Catholic Register”, it was his first Christmas Eve not at...

With highlanders he always caught a second breath

In the apartment Christmas trees were standing in every room.  In the library, and in the bedroom, in the refectory, everywhere – says the Archbishop.  – There was a silver fir in the chapel, one or two.  Silver...

Visiting our Mexican Friends

Sadly, it is not too often that we visit our Mexican friends. Thus it was with great joy and excitement that we accepted an invitation from Daniel del Rio, the President of the Mexican chapter of Friends of John Paul II...

The Feast of the Epiphany

As with Us, the Magi ‘Will Always Bear in Their Heart the Novelty and the Fruits, which the Encounter with Him Has Produced in Their Existence’ – the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father’s address before and...

He loved this smell

It was a complete novelty in Rome.  You can say a revolution.  Neither in houses nor on the city’s squares Christmas trees were standing.  And, here comes the Pope from Poland and he puts a Christmas tree not only in...

It always caused a lot of laughter

He loved these Polish Christmas carols.  He sang loudly and with joy; and, from his head.  He was starting with “In Night’s still silence”, and then the others were following.  I think that we sang about ten...

WHEN CHRIST IS BORN….

Christmas Eve, with a white wafer in hand, makes us realize that every home, every family becomes “Bethlehem” – “House of bread”, where Jesus Christ is born. Sharing the wafer is a sign of...