Local Polish Catholics Have Special Focus on New, Beloved ‘Blessed’

Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski of the Diocese of Brooklyn was among an estimated 8,000 people at the beatification Mass of Blessed Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński last month in Warsaw, Poland. Now, he said, Polish Catholics pray on the canonization to give the world “Saint Stefan Wyszyński.”

Day of Prayer With and For Contemplative and Cloistered Religious

Pope John Paul II established Pro Orantibus Day (“For Those Who Pray”) in 1997 as a way to provide spiritual and material support to “the church’s vanguard,” whose silent, separated life serves as “a leaven of renewal and of presence of the spirit of Christ in the world.