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Cardinal Karol Wojtyła’s Stations of the Cross

1976 – Lenten Retreat – Vatican The Station of the Cross prayed during the Lenten Retreat under the spiritual leadership of Cardinal Karol Wojtyła’s in1976 in Vatican with the presence of Pope Paul VI. Introduction...

Regular day of the Pope – part. II

At 11 a.m. beside Wednesdays, when the general audiences were taking place, private and official visits were held. Private guests or groups attended the official visits. Bishops, the heads of State or heads of...

an Paweł II posypuje popiołem głowę małego chłopca podczas Mszy św. w Bazylice św. Piotra w Watykanie w Środę Popielcową 2004 r.

Ash Wednesday 

“This world passes away” “Ash Wednesday is the day when the Church ashes the heads of her children and recalls the words that marked the fate and history of man, from the first fall:” Remember...

Divine Mercy Shrine USA

National Shrine of Divine Mercy

In November 2018 my husband Noel and I visited the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in Western Massachusetts. The Shrine is run by the Congregation of the Marians of the Immaculate...

Accepting God’s will

Archbishop Mokrzycki particularly remembers their last spent together Lent.  At Ash Wednesday they were in the hospital. John Paul II was sick at that time.  He suffered with each passing day more and more.  His last...

Tatr ani Bieszczad w Watykanie nie miał.

He did not have Tatra or Bieszczady Mountains in Vatican

Lent was visible on every step: on the table, in the Papal apartments.  There were less flowers – said the Archbishop.  – On the altar the tablecloth was already purple; the Tabernacle’s curtain, the vestments have...

St. John Paul II taught as a prophet

“I can say that the spirit of John Paul II is with us, that he lives in those who not only listened to him, but also implemented his instruction into their lives. Their testimonies inform future generations that...

Journée type du Pape– première partie

First part of weekday of the Pope John Paul II

Let return to the Vatican to tell you what the Pope’s weekday looked like. Let’s remember that John Paul II was a perfectionist. He wanted to not waste any minute of his time. That’s why he scrupulously...