BLESSED FATHER JAN BEYZYM IN CZECHOWICE

Father Czesław H. Tomaszewski SJ, the missionary, brought the relics of Madagascar Apostle to our parish in autumn of 2013. He also preached a sermon during the Sunday Mass.The Gospel of the day was a fragment of the Gospel according to St. Luke about the healing of the leper. The Gospel and the missionary’s homily […]

RELICS IN KRYNICA-ZDRÓJ

On the 21st of August 2011 the relics installation ceremony took place in St Anthony’s Parish Church in Krynica-Zdrój. Those were the relics of Blessed Father Beyzym, the Jesuit and Great Pole, who devoted his life serving the poor, miserable and scorned – the lepers of Madagascar. At the request of the Priest Prelate Father […]

BLESSED JAN BEYZYM IN TARNOBRZEG

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Tarnobrzeg is proud of having the relics of Blessed Father Beyzym. It was not only Father Prelate Michał Józefczyk’s cherished dream, but also the dream of our parishioners to possess the relics of the Blessed. The character of this unusual man and a priest, a great missionary from […]

JOHN BEYZYM AND LEPERS

Exempla trahunt – Examples inspire.The book by John Wehinger, missionary in Burma, titled: Three years among lepers, engendered in Fr. Beyzym a desire for missionary and charitable word among lepers. In October 1897 he asked the provincial, John Badeni, S.J., for permission to work among lepers. He stated he was ready to work in any […]

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. He paternalised his younger sisters and brothers and willingly took care of them. He avoided trivial entertainments, shied away from dances […]