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Student Pastoral Centre – completion of higher education

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Technical University of Czestochowa is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. This is a wonderful anniversary marked by the difficult history of our country but also rich in fruit of the work of many outstanding scientists of this university and its alumni. »

Concerned about historic truth

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Over 20,000 motorcyclists made a pilgrimage to Jasna Gora this year. The view was magnificent. Afterwards some 80 of them went to Dachau. I had the occasion to talk to one of the main organisers of this pilgrimage. »

Remedy for Europe

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Peter Hahne, one of the most popular German TV presenters, published a book entitled ‘Schluss mit lustig: das Ende der Spassgeseltschaft’ [The Party’s Over]. »

Concern for sober Poland

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

August is the month of sobriety in the Polish Catholic and national tradition. This month is special in our history – month of national uprisings, month when we remember those who sacrificed their lives fighting for free and worthy Poland. »

‘Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations’

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

On the feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, 29 June 2009, the Holy Father Benedict XVI closed the Year of St Paul in the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls. »

‘Niedziela’ for the Year of St Paul

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Pauline Year is coming to an end. It has been a brilliant initiative of Benedict XVI as far as the doctrinal and pastoral aspects are concerned. St Paul explains many matters connected with the Christian teaching. »

Who are you?

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

This question is very relevant and the answer is very important. Since it concerns the identity of each of us. In the Holy Scriptures Lord God always reminds us that we are people with definite names, definite identities. »

Poland in the perspective of 30 years after the first pilgrimage of John Paul II

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

At the initiative of the editorial board of ‘Niedziela’ a press conference, presenting the DVD film ‘Pielgrzym’ [Pilgrim] directed by Andrzej Trzos-Rastawiecki, was held in the Office of the Polish Bishops’ Conference in Warsaw on 3 June 2009. »

Recollecting the pilgrimage of John Paul II to his Homeland in 1979

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

This June reminds us of the extraordinary event, which took place 30 years ago in 1979 – the first visit of John Paul II to his Homeland. »

United around Mary

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

In May numerous Poles, including those living abroad, gather around the Queen of Poland in various places, not only at Jasna Gora. »

Fortified in love

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We remember very well what censorship was during the communist regime. The censors’ work was to check texts and allowed them to be published. That concerned every issue of our weekly ‘Niedziela’, which had to be signed by a censor. »

Limits of criticism

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Recently we have noticed increasing attacks of Janusz Palikot, an MP from the Citizen’s Platform, on Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski. »

Queen of Poland, hold us in your care!

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Feast of Mary, Queen of Poland, belongs to the very important holidays in our homeland. We know that during the communist times the celebrations were focused the International Workers’ Day (1 May). »

Grave as place of life

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Now we are in the editorial board, having returned from the pilgrimage to the Holy Land – ‘the fifth Gospel.’ This was an extraordinary trip, rich in spiritual emotions and experiences concerning various cultures and nations as well as sociological phenomena. »

Beautiful in their youth

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Today I would like to recollect the outstanding students’ chaplain from Poznan Fr Kazimierz Zarnowiecki. He was older than us when we worked in a large team of chaplains connected with the Polish Bishops’ Conference. »

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