August 15, 2022
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Paul Suski

PAUL SUSKI hails from Poland and is the father of three adolescent children. Mr. Suski holds a B.A. in English Language and an M.A. in Political Science. Paul wears a Carmelite scapular, claims St. Rita of Cascia as his favorite saint, and has published articles in: Catholic Insight, The Universe, Indian Catholic Matters, and Nasz Dziennik.

The Narrow Gate

If the angels were capable of envy, they would envy us for two things; one is the receiving of Holy Communion, and the other is suffering. (Diary 1804) Today, millions of Catholics, religious and lay people, continue to pray for the situation in...

The Eucharist: The Very Foundation of the Church

“O Sacred Banquet, in which Christ is received, the memory of his Passion is recalled, the soul is filled with grace, and the pledge of future glory is given us.” (Antiphon for Corpus Christi, attributed to St. Thomas Aquinas) The Solemnity of the...

Poland Needs Gietrzwald

The 145th anniversary of the Marian apparitions in Gietrzwald falls on  June 27, 2022. Although not as well known as Fatima, this shrine is a major pilgrimage destination in Poland, which prior to the pandemic, was visited by about one million of...

St. Andrew Bobola: Life, Death, and Private Apparitions

Saint Andrew (Andrzej), a true hero for Christ, was born in 1591 to a noble family. The recent historical research indicates Strachocina, near Sanok, Poland as the most likely place of his birth. He attended a Jesuit school and then entered the...

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine

Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” (Luke 23:34) In His final hours, Jesus launches out on the road of forgiveness, clearing the way for us to share and receive forgiveness. Lent is a special time when we may reflect...

Where There is Faith, People Build Churches

“It is he who shall build a house for my name; he shall be a son to me, and I will be a father to him, and I will establish the throne of his kingship over Israel forever.” ( 1 Chronicles 22.10) The Holy Temple being a place of unity, an...

Love of Country: The Unsung Virtue

“For us, after God, the greatest love is Poland”  – Bl. Stefan Wyszyński In the sixteenth century St. John of the Cross said: “The Lord has always revealed the treasures of his wisdom and his spirit to mortals, but now that evil is...

The Marian Devotion of Blessed Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński

“I gambled everything on Mary.”- Blessed Stefan Wyszyński The quite recent beatification of Stefan Wyszyński made Catholic headlines around the world. Some newspapers depicted the new blessed as the “Cardinal who defied communism”...