Editorial

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Fr Jerzy Popieluszko – important chapter in Polish history

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

It is with joy that we received the news that the beatification process of the Servant of God Fr Jerzy Popieluszko is about to be completed. Fr Jerzy, a national hero, martyr and priest. »

For peace in the Holy Land

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The Holy Father Benedict XIV keeps appealing to the world for peace. Since this is the most significant issue. Perhaps we all do not realise what war is and what disaster it brings. »

Patrons of scientists and intellectuals

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are approaching the Feast of the Epiphany, popularly known as the feast of Three Kings. It is a reminder of the mystery of God’s manifestation to the Gentiles. »

Our hearts for Father Jerzy

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The oldest Pauline father Rev. Dr. Jerzy Tomzinski is 90 years old. He is a legend of Jasna Gora, a living chronicle of the most important events in the Church in the past century. »

Awaiting wisely

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Advent is a very important time in the liturgical year. It has its own cultural, family and parish traditions. This wonderful period introduces Christians into the atmosphere of Christmas. »

Let us not be afraid of this King

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Today we are experiencing a unique Sunday because it is the feast of Christ the King of the Universe. This is a wonderful feast (you can learn more about it in the liturgical insert) showing the essence of our faith and re-evaluating what absorbs us every day. »

The Pauline Year in ‘Niedziela’

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We are in the Year of St Paul. Saying ‘we are’, I mean our editorial work connected with evangelisation, which is under the sign of St Paul this year. Furthermore, we notice that it was Christ himself that entrusted the Church with this task... »

Thoughts for 11 November

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

For us, Poles living in the country and abroad, the day of 11 November is a great national holiday, the anniversary of regaining independence. This year we celebrate the 90th anniversary. »

Facing the perspective of eternal life

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

In his book ‘Testimony’ Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz describes his experiences related to the passing away of the beloved John Paul II to the Father’s house. He stresses that he always accompanied the Holy Father and now he was passing away alone. »

John Paul II – Christianity – man

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Krakow was elected Pope thirty years ago. He chose the name of John Paul II. I remember his predecessor to the Apostolic See justifying this name, referring to the counciliar popes: John XXIII and Paul VI. The very short pontificate of John Paul I made Cardinal Wojtyla refer to his decision. »

There is hope

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

We often face scepticism as far as the papal visits are concerned, and we show disbelief whether they will have some effect or make people’s faith grow. This was the case of John Paul II’s visits. »

Pogroms of Christians in India

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Let us think about the difficult problem that has occurred in India, I mean the pogroms of Christians. Reading various press reports, especially in recent times, we know about the persecutions of the Jews, the problem of Holocaust, how much the Jewish nation was harmed. »

New school year – old problems

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Today I would like to join the heated discussion that has recently been conducted by politicians and which concerns religious instruction in schools. It turns out that this is not only a Polish issue but also a European one. »

Pilgrim songs call

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

Walking along the Holy Virgin Mary Avenue in Czestochowa we can hear new songs each time. Besides the songs we know well pilgrims sing their own tunes and lyrics connected with wandering. »

‘Humanae vitae’, i.e. dignity and honesty in sensuality

Fr. IRENEUSZ SKUBIŚ

The encyclical ‘Humanae vitae’ by Paul VI was promulgated 40 years ago, on 25 July 1968, and it still evokes controversy in many environments as it did when it was written. It was just after the Council, which made some people expect some changes in the Church’s attitude towards ethics, especially sexuality. »

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