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 […]

FATHER BEYZYM’S ZEAL FOR THE SOUL SALVATION

St Ignatius Loyola’s motto “adiuvare animas” – “to help souls” in their return to God the Creator and Saviour – got deeply into Father Beyzym’s heart. He dedicated all his life, as a monk and as a priest, to the greater glory of God and greater help for souls. He humbly connected the care for […]

WHO WAS FATHER JAN BEYZYM

Jan was born on May 15, 1850, in Beyzymy Wielkie in Wolyń as the oldest child in the family of Counts Jan and Olga Beyzym. Jan, till he was thirteen, and his siblings were educated at home at the mansion house of Onatskovtsy. When his father was sentenced to death (in absentia) for taking part […]