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...

I have always loved young people

I have always loved young people; during all my pastoral service, as well as now, when the Lord instructed me to lead the Church. Already on the first day of my pontificate, I said that young people are the hope of the...

Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Today, on the last Sunday of the liturgical year, we celebrate the solemnity of Jesus Christ the King of the Universe. Over the past twelve months, we have considered all the mysteries of his life, from birth to...

He had his favorite Saints

– Saint Stanislaus was a special Saint for him (…) He had his relics in his private chapel. – He had many more: approximately ten; among others, Saints Peter and Paul.  When, there was an examination...

CONCERT IN TRIBUTE TO ST. JOHN PAUL II

  On Sunday, November 3, 2019, the New York Chapter of the John Paul II Foundation organized in the hall of the Polish-Slavic Center in Greenpoint, another concert of the cycle – “In tribute to Saint John Paul...

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

“A beautiful idea, just like beautiful and profound is the meaning of this feast.  It teaches us that WE ALL SHOULD GIVE OURSELVES TO GOD. WE LIVE TO BE A GIFT TO HIM. And, the best indicator of this is the truth that...

THE HARDEST IN LOVE IS FORGIVENESS

Every year spiritual retreat for the scholarship recipients of the John Paul II Foundation in Lublin is a special time in their calendar. This was a special time for regaining spiritual life, recognizing their calling...

Saint Rafał Kalinowski

“At the end of your life they will judge you how you love others” – ​​said Saint John of the Cross. Four centuries after his death, another son of Carmel Rafał Kalinowski, receives the glory of the...

I do not have time, now I need to go to play soccer

Karol Wojtyła’s attitude as a Pope was neither the next phase of the Papacy evolution nor its new chapter.  It was a turbulent, even revolutionary breakthrough.  This has never happened before – no Pope has ever been...

From Paris to Cracow and to Jasna Gora

On June 2, 1979 the plane with John Paul II landed in Warsaw. The bells were beating in all churches in Poland. After leaving the airplane, John Paul II made a greeting sign and kneeled and kissed the land. The crowds...