On the ways of faith
We often hear people saying 'I must have it', 'I must buy it' and we also say these words. It is greed that is usually behind this sinful desire. We continue our Lenten reflection on cardinal sins. »
Envy is a mortal sin since it is the lack of love. We continue our Lenten reflection on cardinal sins. »
In Lent 'Niedziela' will help us make a specific examination of conscience of our daily lives. We continue the series of Lenten reflections on our cardinal sins. Now we are presenting another sin, which is wrath. »
Prayer, fasting, mercy
How can we fruitfully experience the Lenten fast? This is the question every Christian faces when receiving the ashes on his forehead. »
Intemperance in eating and drinking
Fr Antoni Tatara
In Lent 'Niedziela' will help us make a specific examination of conscience of our daily lives. The series of Lenten texts begins with a reflection on one of the cardinal sins, which is gluttony. This sin stands in a unique contrast to fasting. »
Christmas has its own unique character. However, nervous preparations cannot cover its family atmosphere in which we have followed various Christmas traditions for generations. »
How to create a new Bethlehem?
Milena Kindziuk talks to Rev. Prof. Jozef Naumowicz, the expert in early Christianity at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw.
Shepherds and some wise men from the east were at the manger of the newly born Baby. Who were the people that welcomed the Son of God first and what was its meaning to the history of Christianity? »
The greatest is love
The well-known actress Ewa Zietek said that although she knew many beautiful texts about love none could compare with the words of St Paul. Only he conveyed the truth about love. Theologians also support this view since no other text could present all attributes of love so precisely and completely. In Advent 'Niedziela' explains the meaning of theological virtues. This week we are explicating the third virtue: love. »
Advent is Christian daily life
Fr Piotr Kot
Advent is a special time to develop mature Christian faith. One cannot enjoy Christmas without a good experience of Advent. »
Hope dies last
Where are we to gain confidence and strength for living from? What does this confidence mean? On the second Sunday of Advent we present another article about the theological virtues, namely about hope. »
Faith is life
When all things go well faith helps us be thankful. When things are wrong faith gives hope. Faith is our daily life, our daily bread. In Advent 'Niedziela' introduces three theological virtues: faith, hope and love. »
O Christ, exercise all thy rights over us!
Fr Ireneusz Skubis
The Feast of Christ the King ends the liturgical year. In the light of the approaching local elections it is worth remembering that the most important moral law is the law of love and the biggest royalty is service. »
Die only once, after which comes judgement
Piotr Chmielinski talks to Prof. Jacek Salij, O.P, a theologian.
We will be judged after death. We will stand before God in all truth. Then we will see all our good deeds and sins as well as the ambiguity of our intentions, all our sacrifice and all our egocentrism, all God's mercy, which he showed towards us, and all graces, which we wasted. »
In the Marian school of the Rosary
Fr Emilio Crdenas, SM
The rosary is an evangelical prayer exercise, having various levels of depth. We need a coach who will teach us and lead us. So we need a spiritual director or catechist who knows well the method, exercises, variants and possibilities of rosary prayer. The director should be sensitive to the condition and skills of the pupil's soul. »
Why do priests wear black?
Fr Andrzej Przybylski
Black cassock for a priest, amaranth red cassock for a bishop, scarlet cassock for a cardinal and white cassock for a pope. What do a clerical collar and other items of clerical clothing mean? Answers to such questions can be found in our weekly cycle 'Chat with a priest'. »
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