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Pauline Fathers & Brothers

Christmas Eve for the Shrine Employees

Christmas Eve for the Shrine Employees took place at the Shrine Cafeteria on Friday, December 20th. It was a wonderful occasion for the Pauline Fathers & Brothers – Fr. Mikołaj Socha (Shrine Director) and Fr. Krzysztof Drybka (Prior of Monastery) to thank our dedicated employees, who serve pilgrims at the Shrine, to share the Christmas wafer together (opłatek), sing Christmas carols, and to wish everyone Merry and Joyful Christmas! Photos...

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Retreat for Pauline Fathers & Brothers

Every year Pauline Fathers & Brothers participate in their monastic retreat. Our American Province is usually divided into two groups of participants. This year the first group of Paulines had their retreat in Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, NJ. The second group of Pauline Fathers & Brothers of the American Province participated in their monastic retreat at our Monastery in Doylestown, PA at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. The retreat master was Fr. Piotr Loza OSPPE from Krakow, Poland. Photos from Morristown, NJ Photos from Doylestown, PA...

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Formation Meeting of Pauline Young Priests

Formation Meeting of Pauline Young Priests of the American Province. The meeting for young Pauline priests took place on September 9-11 in St. Joseph’s Church in Rockville, CT (run by Pauline Fathers). This annual meeting was organized by Fr. Marcin Mikulski OSPPE, member of the Provincial Council of the American Province. Fr. Joseph Olczak OSPPE was a spiritual guide during this time of meditation, prayer and fraternity to our Fathers. The meeting concluded at the Holy Name of Jesus Church in Stamford, CT, where our Fathers celebrated closing Mass.   Fr. Timothy......

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Blessing of Children in Honor of St. Paul the First Hermit

Blessing of children in honor of St. Paul the First Hermit took place on Sunday, January 20th after the 11:00 am Mass and 12:30 pm Mass. All the children have also received candy, right after the blessing. St. Paul is a patron saint not only of Pauline Fathers & Brothers but also of all the children. Fr. Krzysztof Drybka OSPPE, Prior of American Czestochowa, celebrated the English Mass and the Polish Mass was celebrated by Fr. Tadeusz Lizinczyk OSPPE, Provincial of the Order in USA, as well as Fr. Mariusz Tabulski OSPPE,......

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Meeting of Pauline Fathers & Brothers in Doylestown

Every year on January 15, the Pauline Fathers & Brothers around the world celebrate a feast in honor of its patron saint, Paul the First Hermit. On this occasion, the monks participated in a Novena, singing hymns together in honor of Saint Paul. In the American Province, these celebrations are also an opportunity for all the Fathers & Brothers from different parishes and monasteries in USA, to meet together. The meeting of the whole province took place on January 14-16 at the monastery in Doylestown, at the Shrine of Our Lady of......

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Blessing of the Monastery on the Epiphany of the Lord

On January 6th, on the Epiphany of the Lord, in accord with the Pauline tradition, annual monastery blessing took place in Doylestown. Every room and cell, the chapel and even the kitchen of the monastery has been blessed. The doors have been marked with C+M+B (Christus Mansionem Benedicat). During this time the entire community of Pauline Fathers & Brothers have been joyfully singing Christmas carols and praying for God’s blessings for this new year 2019.   Photos...

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