March For Life 2020

  On January 24, 2020 a group of members and friends of the John Paul II Foundation New Jersey Chapter along with its president Mieczyslaw Boksz set out to attend 47th March For Life. Every year, we attend the March as our Founder -St. John...

ANGELUS ADDRESS: ‘Jesus Proclaims the Central Nucleus of His Teaching: “Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven Is at Hand’

Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today’s Gospel (Cf. Matthew 4:12-23) presents to us the beginning of Jesus’ public mission. This occurred in Galilee, land of the periphery in regard to Jerusalem, and regarded with suspicion because of the...

Donald Trump became the first sitting president to speak at the annual March for Life event in Washington DC protesting abortion laws.

Members of the John Paul II Foundation New Jersey Chapter along with the president of that Chapter, Mieczysław Boksz participated in the March for Life that was held in Washington DC on January 24, 2020.  Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Below...

“We hold this treasure in earthen vessels” (2 Corinthians 4, 7)

“The Apostle reminds us that in clay vessels we store the “treasure” entrusted to us by Christ.  All Christians are therefore called not to be depressed because of the difficulties and persecution they face in their earthly pilgrimage...

The builder of the John Paul II mountain chapel on Groń – Stefan Jakubowski died

On January 23, 2020, Stefan Jakubowski, a former PTTK activist, initiator of the construction and guardian of the John Paul II mountain chapel on Groń in Little Beskids, died in the hospital in Wadowice.  In July of this year, he would have turned...

Our first meeting

It was 1957.  That was the year, when I met Father Karol Wojtyła – professor of moral theology, for the first time.  He immediately impressed me, especially his great piety, wisdom, wonderful lectures, but also the...

He had such a laughing, playful look

Archbishop Mokrzycki is convinced that John Paul II liked Christmas not only because of the sentimental memories of childhood.  Not only because he missed the Christmas tree and nativity scene and that he liked to sing...

More happiness is in giving

Christmas and New Year is a time of a wonderful atmosphere, warm family meetings, making wishes and giving gifts.  At the same time, it is worth to remember that not everyone can fully experience such joy.  Around us...

They had a chance to talk to him and greed him

He often expressed some concern to his closest co-workers whether his trips to the mountains are somehow inappropriate or not in place.  The Pope was aware that some important hierarchs of the Roman Curia do not approve...

He wanted to fulfill his wish part. 2

I immediately realized the situation and I ordered my people not to intervene to calm the situation.  I did not want any unpleasant exchange of sentences between my people and local police officers whose only fault was...

He wanted to fulfill his wish part. 1

In the late afternoon of February 16, 1987, the Pope and his Secretary, Stanisław Dziwisz, along with Father Tadeusz Styczeń left the Vatican in a private unmarked car and went to Ovindoli.  There, in the suburbs of a...

Baptism of the Lord

“During His baptism in Jordan, Jesus not only speaks of redemptive suffering, but also receives a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit, which descends in the form of a dove, that is, as the Spirit of God’s...