CELEBRATION IN MARANA Fr Joseph Pawlowski SJ
The 12th of October is a unique holiday in Marana. It is a liturgical commemoration of Father Jan Beyzym, who has been serving the lepers on Madagascar for more than 13 years. He served the poorest of the poor, the outcasts, people deprived of the human dignity and marginalized. It was Father who built the leprosarium more that a hundred ... read more
THE INVITATION TO MARANA Fr Joseph Pawlowski SJ
Marana is neither a city nor a village. People would call such settlements “the place of isolation”. It is the place where only the lepers live. Why is it called Marana? What can the word mean? Well, there is no such a word in the Malagasy language. The local legend says that Marana was the name ... read more
Lena is 26. She married Dmytro four years ago. They have three-year old son Danylo. Young people belong to the II Neocatechumenal Community in Grechany Parish, Khmelnitsky, Ukraine.Read more...
MADAGASCAR. THE JOURNEY OF MY LIFE
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I was always wondering what Madagascar was like. I often tried to imagine what the life of a missionary was like; what the life of people, among who a white missionary was not very often to be met, could look like.Read more...
TO KEEP THE MEMORY OF BLESSED FATHER BEYZYM ALIVE
Blessed Father Beyzym was the first Polish Jesuit who “conquered” Madagascar for Jesus Christ. It was unusual “conquest”. Father Beyzym evangelized not only with the word; he evangelized with the example of his life.Read more
MEETING FATHER BEYZYM
There were many meetings of ours. But before I came to learn about the Apostle of lepers and made friends with him, I knew little about him. For me he was one of those, who here, on earth, found the way to Heaven.Read more
BLESSED JAN BEYZYM or LOVE THAT LEADS US
“Even if eros is at first mainly desire, in drawing near to the other person it becomes less and less concerned with itself, increasingly seeks the happiness of the other, bestows itself and wants to "be there for" the other. Read more
BLESSED JAN BEYZYM. GOOD-MINDED FATHER
Father Beyzym built all his life on Jesus. Father gave Him the lead on the difficult road of his religious and priestly vocation. He began to think about his future when he was twelve. Read more
AN INTERVIEW WITH A PERSON WHO RECOVERED DUE TO BLESSED FATHER BEYZYM INTERCESSION. Part II.
Father Beyzym gave me different signs. I make a business of photography. Read more
AN INTERVIEW WITH A PERSON WHO RECOVERED DUE TO BLESSED FATHER BEYZYM INTERCESSION. Part I.
On August 27, 1997 there was a car crash near the city of Piotrkow Trybunalski. Read more