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ANTONI MACIEREWICZ – A PATRIOT OF THE YEAR

MAŁGORZATA CZEKAJ

– This is not sacrifice, nor effort. Being able to serve to independent Poland is a privilege. There are not any such obstacles which it is not worth overcoming – Antoni Macierewicz, a national defence minister said, when receiving the Award named Kazimierz the Renovator ‘Patriot of the Year 2016’, granted to him by the group of the White Raven during the Second Day of Patriot in Cracow »

THE LAST WISH OF THE FATHER

EDITORS

The last dream of Fr. Jan Góra was giving the Holy Scripture with a special jubilee dedication of pope Francis to every participant of the XX Meetings of the Youth Lednica 2000, which will be held on June 4 2016. »

KILLING REMEMBRANCE OF GREAT POLES

JERZY ROBERT NOWAK

Very few of our compatriots are aware of significance of achievements by prominent Poles in various countries of the world. And they were so great that tragic fate of Poland after failures of several uprisings made ten thousand of dynamic and talented people emigrate. How significant evaluations of such a prominent foreign observer of our history were, like prof. Norman Davies. »

1 AUGUST - WARSAW – HEART OF POLAND

ALINA CZERNIAKOWSKA

Now, on the August days of Uprising Warsaw it is worth giving such examples - Mr. Adam from Szczecin takes his whole family and goes to Warsaw, especially for the day of 1 August, in order to pay tribute at the war ‘W hour’ to heroes. »

IN THE EXTREME POVERTY

WOJCIECH DUDKIEWICZ

The recently published report of the Main Statistics Office is alarming. Despite the economic growth and bigger expenditures on social help, poverty in Poland is growing instead of decreasing »

POLES FROM DONBASS ARE ENTERING THE EMPLOYMENT MARKET

EMILIA DRÓŻDŻ

Poles evacuated from Donbass will leave centres in Ryabki and Łański soon. Most of them managed to find work and home. They are happily accepted in Poland and want to stay here for ever »

JERZY WOJCIECHOWSKI – A CAPTAIN OF THE POLISH ARMY

The testimonies were collected by Artur Stelmasiak

During the war occupation I was a partisan in Puszcza Kampinowska. After the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising I and a group of soldiers were in Żoliborz. After fights for Gdańsk Railway Station, I was in captivity. I was taken to Dachau on 12 September 1944. »

LVOV AS ROME

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

I am walking in Lvov , following the person of Zbigniew Herbert. Although the city is situated on the watershed of waters between the basins of the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea, for a Polish poet it was first of all over…. the Mediterranean Sea. For it was an inseparable part of a big Mediterranean culture. »

WE PRAY IN THE INTENTION OF ARCHBISHOP ZYGMUNT ZIMOWSKI

A severely ill archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, the chair of the Papal Council for Health Service and Pastoral Ministry for the Ill is in a clinic in Warsaw,. On 10 January 2015 priests and alumni were praying in the intention of the 66-year-old archbishop, during the Holy Mass in the chapel of the Seminary in Radom. »

WILL POLES RETURN FOREVER?

FR. MARIAN WOŹNIAK

Christmas is time of returns from emigration. Observers of this phenomenon ask questions to themselves more and more frequently, how much Poles only want to visit our country on the occasion of family meetings, and how much they are thinking about their definite return »

WORDS OF THE CARER OF POLISH DIASPORA TO POLES ALL OVER THE WORLD

‘I would like to greet you very cordially and express my unity with you staying abroad for a temporary or permanent time, far away from our Homeland, and your relatives’ – bishop Wieslaw Lechowicz, the delegate of the Polish Episcopate for pastoral ministry of Polish emigration, wrote in his letter to Polish Diaspora on the occasion of Christmas. »

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

AGNIESZKA KONIK-KORN

It has been 100 years since dramatic events in Zabawa near Tarnów. On 18 November 1914, 16-year-old Karolina Kózkówne, defending her freedom and dignity and girlish chastity, was killed by a Russian soldier. Today in a similar situation we would surely read headings of colourful magazines which would not be any more popular a few moments later. »

ABOUT POLES AND POLISH DIASPORA IN CHICAGO

Fr. Waldemar Wesołowski talks with bishop Andrzej Wypych from Chicago about pastoral ministry in American parishes

POST SCRPITUM TO THE FILM ‘GODS’

Anna Wyszyńska talks with Assoc. Prof. of medical sciences Marian Zembala, a cardiac surgeon and transplant surgeon – the director of the Silesian Centre of Heart Illnesses in Zabrze

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