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...

Pope’s visit

One Swiss Guard working in the Vatican, who served in the Apostolic Palace, may speak of awakening. As he recalls it years later in the “National Catholic Register”, it was his first Christmas Eve not at...

With highlanders he always caught a second breath

In the apartment Christmas trees were standing in every room.  In the library, and in the bedroom, in the refectory, everywhere – says the Archbishop.  – There was a silver fir in the chapel, one or two.  Silver...

Visiting our Mexican Friends

Sadly, it is not too often that we visit our Mexican friends. Thus it was with great joy and excitement that we accepted an invitation from Daniel del Rio, the President of the Mexican chapter of Friends of John Paul II...

The Feast of the Epiphany

As with Us, the Magi ‘Will Always Bear in Their Heart the Novelty and the Fruits, which the Encounter with Him Has Produced in Their Existence’ – the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father’s address before and...

He loved this smell

It was a complete novelty in Rome.  You can say a revolution.  Neither in houses nor on the city’s squares Christmas trees were standing.  And, here comes the Pope from Poland and he puts a Christmas tree not only in...

It always caused a lot of laughter

He loved these Polish Christmas carols.  He sang loudly and with joy; and, from his head.  He was starting with “In Night’s still silence”, and then the others were following.  I think that we sang about ten...

WHEN CHRIST IS BORN….

Christmas Eve, with a white wafer in hand, makes us realize that every home, every family becomes “Bethlehem” – “House of bread”, where Jesus Christ is born. Sharing the wafer is a sign of...