It has been a year since the solemn celebrations of the 100th anniversary of re- coronation of the Picture of Our Lady of Częstochowa, when in 1909 after robbing the Wonderful Image of papal crowns, endowed by Klemens XI in 1717 (also a pearly dress), a year later new crowns were endowed by Holy Father Pius X, friendly to Polish matters. »
Priest Mirosław Melizner talks to Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, the prefect for the Congregation of the Catholic Education.
Children in Catholic families experience Christmas very intensely. Decorating a Christmas tree, presents from Santa Claus, Christmas Eve supper, especially sharing the wafer, preceded by reading a biblical fragment, singing carols, and then the Midnight Mass, Nativity play, Christmas pastoral visits - this all creates a specific atmosphere of family warmth. »
Archbishop Józef Michalik
In the Church, since its beginning, there have been synods, Vatican councils and different kinds of initiatives in dioceses and parishes, which aim at bringing bishops closer to the faithful and raising the awareness that everybody is responsible for the Church. »
Fr. Ireneusz Skubiś
In the first days of December this year, I was lucky to walk in Lvov. I visited the Lvov Łyczakowski Cemetery, the Lvov Eaglets Cemetery, the church of St. Maria Magdalena and the Lvov cathedral where I celebrated the Holy Mass and preached a sermon. »
A CASE OF ROMAN KOTLIŃSKI
When it has been another time in a row that the end of the world announced by Jehovah's witnesses has not come, the public opinion was firmly convinced that such an obvious evidence of swindle will cause the collapse and a complete separation among the members of the sect. »
Fr. Ireneusz Skubiś
On 8 October 2011, in the parish of St. Jadwiga Śląska in Kodrębo, in the archdiocese of Częstochowa, a monument of Bishop Stefan Bareła, the third Ordinary in Częstochowa, was sacrificed. »
30 years ago, on the overnight of 12 and 13 of December 1981, at midnight when people sleep peacefully and are defenceless, a group of communist and Soviet and even russified Polish generals attacked the nation and Poland unexpectedly, introducing the martial law. »
Fr. Inf. Ireneusz Skubiś talks with Fr. Leszek Kryża SChr - the director of an Aid Group Office for the Church in the East.
(The Catholic Informative Agency)
The Concordat does not need to be renegotiated - it should be fully carried out! »