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FATHER JERZY ON THE SCREEN

TADEUSZ SZYMA

Not for the first time. And no wonder. This is an unusual media person. Before he became a press spokesman of Jasna Góra, he had led a lot of singing pilgrims from the monastery wall during religious services. »

PAUL VI EXCEEDED THE LIMITS

On 19 October 2014, pope Francis will perform beatification of Paul VI, pope of the Vatican Council II »

THE PAPAL PHOTOGRAPHER ARTURO MARI REMINISCES POPE PAUL VI

ARTURO MARI

When I had met pope Paul VI for the first time, it was a great experience for me – I had known him earlier as cardinal Montini, who had worked in the Secretary of State, and also as the archbishop of Milan. It is obvious that I knew pope Paul VI earlier, it was a great recognition and joy for me. »

PAIN TO THE VERY HEAVEN

MILENA KINDZIUK

She used to say till the end of her life that death of a child is a stone for the whole life. But she also said that she accepted life which she had. Because God knows the best what he does. And she forgave murderers of her son »

BRAVE, COURAGEOUS

ANNA CICHOBŁAZIŃSKA

Our lady visited me in prison, so I had to visit Her at Jasna Góra – Said Mary Wagner during her meetings with inhabitants of Częstochowa »

A KNOWN ORGANIST, COMPOSER AND A CHOIR DIRECTOR AT JASNA GORA DIED

Fr. Nikodem Kilnar OSPPE, A National Pastor of Ecclesiastical Musicians

Alicja Golaszewska was born on 5 March 1951 in Gniewkow near Inowroclaw. In 1971 she gained a certificate of graduating from the State Music Secondary School in Gdansk-Wrzeszczow, in the piano class. Being still a student of the secondary school, she started serving as an organist in the parish of the Blessed Heart of Jesus in Gniewkow »

IDENTITY, NOT OBVIOUSNESS

GRZEGORZ GÓRNY

In December 2012 I met an unusual man in Moscow. The representative of traditional Russian intelligence, a literary and music critic, the chairman of the Russian Fine Arts Academy, wearing an elegant suit with a bow on his neck. »

Priest. Journalist. Martyr

Bishop Adam Lepa

On 14 August 1941 Fr Maximilian Maria Kolbe was killed by phenol injection in the starvation cell. He volunteered to give his life for a man, who had a family and who was sentenced to death, together with nine prisoners as punishment for a successful escape from the camp. »

She draws strength from her faith

Alicja Dolowska

What does faith mean to her? Ewa Tomaszewska does not think even for a moment. – It is a fundamental issue since these are principles of life. »

We will give Poland all that is ours…

Maria Zmigrodzka

The resolution of the Senate of Poland, passed on 7 February 2008, announcing 2010 – the 120th anniversary of the births of the main founders of the Polish scouting – the Year of Andrzej and Olga Malkowski is an extremely important act. »

Sr. Marta Wiecka, SM

Sr. Jozefa Watroba, SM

Despite the common conviction sanctity does not depend on extraordinary achievements or miracles. The great things God does within a human soul are simple. Sanctity simply means love. »

A test of your humanity

Slawomir Blaut

Irena Sendler, a Righteous Among the Nations, who had saved 2,500 Jewish children during the war, died on 12 May 2008 in Warsaw. She was 98. »

Love is most important

Deacon Michal Ceglarek from the Major Seminary in Lodz talks to Fr Leon Knabit, a Benedictine.

Check out Kopalinski

Alicja Dolowska

Wladyslaw Kopalinski would have finished 100 years on 14 November. ‘Diennik Polski’, which appears in New York, ordered an article from Prof. Jan Miodek on the occasion of the jubilee of this outstanding lexicographer, encyclopaedist, translator and writer. But Kopalinski did not live till the jubilee. »

God’s work of mother and daughter

Lidia Dudkiewicz

Europe. The nineteenth century. For us, Poles, that time, after the fall of the November Uprising, was the period of the Great Immigration, located mainly in Paris, and the period of the influence of the Polish poets: Mickiewicz, Slowacki and Krasinski. »

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