Editorial

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That day shook the world

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

A great disaster affected America ten years ago. The passenger airlines were directed against the towers in New York and some other places. The whole world saw two huge burning towers. We might not have realised that there were hundreds of dead or burnt alive people there. »

Giving an account to Jesus

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

This is a fragment of the Eucharistic song for the Feast of Corpus Christi. It is a big event in the universal Church and a wonderful event in every parish. Lord Jesus comes to us. »

With a programme – like John Paul II

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are after the beatification of John Paul II, which the universal Church with Benedict XVI as her head and the Church in Poland as well as each of us, having a personal approach to this event, awaited. Since it is a big affair when someone is called blessed or saint, when someone is chosen as a patron. »

‘Niedziela’ for young people

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Since several days, i.e. 3 April 2011, our insert ‘Niedziela Liturgiczna’ [Liturgical Sunday] has had a new title – ‘Niedziela Mlodych’ [Sunday of Young People]. We actually would like to gain new young Readers. »

This beatification will move the world

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

It is only a month to the beatification of John Paul II in Rome on 1 May 2011. We all are looking forward to this day. The Polish Church would like to experience it as beautiful as possible. »

Japanese lesson

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are witnessing a huge cataclysm in Japan, country that is far from Poland, embraces hundreds of islands; it takes several hours to get there by plane and now it is a country from which tragic news come. »

It is God that is the Giver of life

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Life is an act of God’s creative power. Lord God is the Creator of life; he is its Giver. We look at life, a living cell and admire its excellence. Each cell is unique, both a plant cell and an animal cell, but the human cell is the most extraordinary and wonderful one. »

Lenten resolutions

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

This year the Church is experiencing a special period of Lent – the beatification of John Paul II in the background. It is a unique reflection of the themes of life, the martyr’s death and the resurrection of Lord Jesus, which the Polish Pope. »

Beatification of John Paul II – Polish Westerplatte

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are quickly approaching 1 May 2011 – Divine Mercy Sunday which the Holy Father Benedict XVI assigned as the day of John Paul II’s beatification. Poland has waited for the news impatiently – the whole Church has awaited the day. »

Sign of Christian solidarity

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Anno Domini 2011 began, unfortunately, with the attacks against Christians in the world, this time in Alexandria, Egypt. There was a bomb attack on people going out of the Christian Coptic church. »

Let us not allow anyone to mock at Poles!

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We were looking forward to the MAK report concerning the investigation of the Smolensk plane crash, the biggest crash of the several dozen years, the biggest one in the history of our Homeland. »

1 May 2011. Beatification of John Paul II

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The publication of this issue of ‘Niedziela’ coincided with the news that the day of the awaited beatification of the Servant of God John Paul II would be Divine Mercy Sunday falling on 1 May 2011. »

Mother of God and of the human family

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, gathers us before the Mother of Jesus. It was her that brought the Messiah-Saviour to mankind; it was her that introduces us into his world, filled with God’s love and love of man. »

The most important wishes

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

In some interview I made with one of the bishops many years ago my interlocutor spoke about the Polish piety that had the character of the Lord’s Passion. Poles love crosses, Calvary routes, places resembling Jerusalem and the Passion of Lord Jesus. »

The experience of Gomulin

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

I would like to share with our Readers my experiences from a visit to the parish of Gomulin in the Diocese of Lodz. I have already mentioned this parish, which is unique in the Polish Catholic press market, namely every week ca. 370 copies of ‘Niedziela’ are distributed among ca. 2,000 parishioners in Gomulin. »

Editor: Tygodnik Katolicki "Niedziela", ul. 3 Maja 12, 42-200 Czestochowa, Polska
Editor-in-chief: Lidia Dudkiewicz • Translation: Aneta Amrozik • E-mail: redakcja@niedziela.pl