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We were united in suffering…but the Father is saved

After a short rest, the Holy Father woke up again early in the morning.  He looked at me again, this time consciously and – unbelievable – he asked: “Did I pray the evening prayer?” He was under impression...

St. Peter’s Square, May 13, 1981

  Remembering the assassination attempt on Pope St. John Paul II 35 years on. On a calm and sunny May afternoon 35 years ago this Friday, on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Pope St. John Paul II was driven into St...

That day… – a desperate race against time

That day?…Each time I go back to that event, I always have the same feeling; always.  I live through it from the very beginning, a moment after moment; the way as I still could not believe that it truly happened. ...

To read God’s signs

In the monastery of the Sacred Heart Priests in Pliszczyn on May 9-12, 2019 spring retreat for the John Paul II Foundation scholarship recipients took place.  Fr. Adam Pastorczyk, a Sacred Heart priest from Kraków was...

Pope authorizes pilgrimages to Medjugorje

The authorization of pilgrimages is a sign of recognition of the good that happens in the parish shrine, where many people come closer to the sacraments In order to understand the reasons and the profound meaning of...

What else he liked the most…?

He also liked Tuesdays, when he was able to go outside the city and over there – in peace – concentrate on prayers and … readings.  He liked Sunday’s visits to parishes in Rome. He was very fond of it.  People were...

Liked the most….

After suppers, the Holy Father was going to his office. Until 9 – 9.30 p.m. he was still working. He was reading, writing, and composing documents. Around 10 -10.30 p.m., just before bed, he was going to the Chapel. It...