He settled over the papal apartment

In 1991 he arrived with Archbishop Jaworski for a papal morning Mass. It was probably then, when he saw John Paul II praying for the first time. He saw it so close. He saw in John Paul the depth of union with Christ. When the Holy Father raised the Host, he looked at her with the sincerest adoration. Only Christ and him. They were one. Young priest Mieczysław Mokrzycki did not even thought that five years later he would live above the papal apartment and would serve the Pope until his death...

On Marian holidays he was more joyful

John Paul II entrusted his suffering to Mary. Also, he entrusted to her all his worries and his whole life. Every day, he entrusted to Her his papal ministry. He had a great devotion to Her. There was no day without the Rosary. He used to say rosary several times a day. He also liked May Devotion to the Blessed Mother. There was no day without the Loreto Litany. We were going together to the terrace, where there was a small chapel with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima. There, together –...

Pope Francis at Angelus: God Can Forgive Any Sin

‘He wants to tell you that you are precious in His eyes, that you are unique’ God’s mercy can forgive any sin — any sine — but the sinner has the power to refuse that mercy. That was at the core of the Holy Father’s message in his address before praying the noonday Angelus on September 15, 2019, with the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square.  He pointed out that the endless mercy of God is the heart of the gospel. “He wants to tell you that you are precious in His eyes, that you are unique,”...

Elevation of the Holy Cross

Today at 8:00 at the Basilica of St. Peter in the Polish Chapel at the solemn Mass polish people gathered to join the “Poland under the Cross” action in the Eternal City. Holy Mass was presided by Monsignor Sławomir Nasiorowski from the Secretariat of State in concelebration with Father Tomasz Pocałujko, sFather Bartłomiej, a missionary from Africa, and Father Krzysztof Wieliczko, administrator of the John Paul II Foundation. Father Wieliczko delivered a homily in which he quoted...

Poland Under the Cross

As part of a joint prayer “Poland Under the Cross” campaign, the John Paul II Foundation invites you to come for Holy Mass at the Basilica of St. Peter in the Polish Chapel of Our Lady of Czestochowa on Saturday, September 14 at 8:00. ABOUT THE EVENT Attacks on the Church from anti-Christian groups have recently intensified. Blasphemy began to spread to an unknown scale. We have heard about priests committing suicide and abandoning the priesthood. There is a massive abandonment of...

By the footsteps of St. John Paul II

In the days of May 25-26, 2019, scholarship recipients of the John Paul II Foundation Warsaw Chapter went on a pilgrimage to the Devine Mercy Sanctuary of John Paul II in Krakow, to the Benedictine Sisters Abbey in...

Friendly hearts

  On Friday, 14 June 2019, at the John Paul II Foundation House in Lublin, took place a meeting of scholarship holders with the Friends and Benefactors of the Foundation. We hosted Valentine Demole, the President...

Canonization of Blessed Kinga

 “If today we talk about sanctity, about her desire and gaining, then we need to ask how to create just such environments that would be conducive to pursuing her. What to do to make a family home, school...

Christ – Priest and Victim

“The truth about Christ’s priesthood has always struck me in an extraordinarily eloquent way in the Litany which used to be recited in the seminary at Cracow, especially on the eve of a priestly ordination. I am...

Dzień powszedni Papieża

I am praying for the entire world

xHe was praying for everyone, with whom he met.  He was praying before the meeting and after it.  He was saying: “I will remember in the prayer”, “I am praying for you.”  These were not empty words.  The Holy Father was...

Be open on the influence of the Holy Spirit

“And you also are witnesses” (Jn 15: 27). Enlivened by the gift of the Spirit, the Church has always been keenly aware of this duty and has faithfully proclaimed the Gospel message in every time and place...

I wanted to return to Poland

Certainly, I wanted, I should have returned to Poland.  Already for many years, since 1972, I was working on the preparations for the St. Stanislaus Jubilee, to be able in 1979 to celebrate the nine hundredth...

From this place a huge waive came

Deeply in memory I have the meeting in Gniezno in June 1979, when for the first time the Pope from Krakow was able to celebrate the Eucharist at the Lech’s Hill, in the presence of an unforgettable Primate of...