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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...

He was looking at Rome and blessed it

At the end of the day, at evening audiences John Paul II always meet with his closest associates. On Mondays and Thursdays was secretary of state, Tuesday’s directors, on Wednesday the secretary of the second...

Retreat - "On the forgotten roads"

Retreat – “On the forgotten roads”

The retreat is a special time for every believer. These days are also organized for scholarship recipients of the John Paul II Foundation. The second series of retreats took place in the monastery of the Priests of the...

Zmarł ks. Stanisław Szmidt, autor polskiego tekstu „Barki”

Fr. Stanisław Szmidt, author of the song “Barka” died

Eighty two years old Fr. Stanisław Szmidt SDB, Salesian Fathers, author of the song “Barka” died.  The “Barka” song was one of the favorite songs of St. John Paul II.  Funeral ceremonies will take place on Wednesday...