OBEDIENCE OF FATHER BEYZYM

THE PRINCIPLE AND FOUNDATIONAmong the most valued by St Ignatius religious virtues were discreet charity (caritas discreta) and obedience. Obedience, based on faith and trust in God that through the superiors and their orders tells His will to their subordinates, governs them, thus complementing the deficiencies of the superiors. Such obedience is apostolic in its […]

THE PATIENCE OF FATHER JAN BEYZYM SJ

Father Beyzym confessed once that he was quite hot-headed by his nature. He also added that probably St Ignatius Loyola, who was impulsive too, but became so patient and placid later that was taken for a phlegmatic, interceded with Our Lord for him to exercise himself in patience, since Our Lord “still tells him to […]

BLESSED FATHER JAN BEYZYM A TRAVELLER FOR LOVE

INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AND ART COMPETITION (COMIC BOOK CONTEST)   FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES Competition organizer: The Society of Jesus Southern Polish Province Missionary Department Competition partner: Polish Studies Association based at the Faculty of Polish Studies of the Jagiellonian University Competition goals: 1. Promote Father Beyzym’s life and activities. 2. Develop comics’ text creation skills. […]

HUMILITY OF FATHER BEYZYM SJ

When one reads Father Beyzym’s letters, one gets amazed, stunned with his humility. He protested when he was called “the lepers’ apostle”. He was only their unworthy servant and a complete failure. If there was some noise around his person, it was only because he sent letters to “The Catholic Missions” and asked for donations […]