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Australia: Priestly ordination during COVID-19
On April 16th 2020 in the Australian Region of Polish Province of the Salvatorians Fr. Paul Tran SDS was ordained to priesthood. Fr. Paul is a member of East Asian Mission Vicariate of SDS. From August 2019 he was working as a deacon in St. Patrick Parish in Gosford, NSW, Australia.
Trzebnica - Discovered after 256 years!
On March 11th 2020, around 11.00 am, during the research and conservation works on the tomb of St. Hedwig of Silesia in our basilica in Trzebnica, with the guidance of Divine Providence, the remains of Hedwig - the Duchess of Silesia - were discovered. When we were looking for the answer why the tomb brakes and shatters, we also decided to find...
Fr. Stanisław Piwowarczyk SDS (1939-2020)
The Salvatorian community farewells late Fr. Stanisław Piwowarczyk. In the memory of his confreres and many lay people to whom he served so eagerly, he will remain as a cheerful, pious and committed Salvatorian. The particular feature of his character was the passion in fulfilling his duties, as well as the care for the beauty of liturgy and for...
Fr. Antoni Polaniak SDS (1950-2020)
On January 23rd 2020 in Mikołów (Poland) Fr. Antoni Polaniak SDS has ended his earthly pilgrimage. He was a true Salvatorian, man of many gifts, an artist who proclaimed Jesus Christ through the sacred art.
Fr. Marian Papiernik SDS (1940-2019)
On May 11th, 2019, in Wrocław, Poland, our confrere Fr. Marian Papiernik SDS passed away. He was 79 and he was a member of Polish Province of the Society of the Divine Savior for 55 years and served as a priest for 52 years. He was buried in his home Parish in Pilzno, Poland.
Albania: Holy Thursday and Medals
For forty days of Lent we were waiting for Easter. The Chrism Mass in archdiocesan cathedral of St. Paul in Tirana gathered faithful Catholics from various places and regions of the country. Our Salvatorian confreres were also present there…
Funeral ceremony of the late Fr. Andrew Urbański SDS
Funeral ceremony of the late Fr. Andrew Urbański SDS will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12.00 in the Minor Basilica of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in Trzebinia, Poland. Before the Eucharist, at 11.15 the rosary devotion will be celebrated. After the final farewell the body will be buried in our Salvatorian tomb in Trzebinia.
R.I.P. Fr. Andrzej Urbański SDS (1947-2019)
Fr. Andrew Urbański was born on May 11, 1947 in Rajcza near Żywiec, Poland. He grew up with his brother Józef in pious family of Józef and Maria née Jeleśniańska. His father was a tailor and mother took care of the household. He was baptized on June 26, 1947 in his home parish church in Rajcza. From 1954 to 1961 he attended to the elementary...
New mission of the General
Death, especially coming surprisingly, gives us fresh and clear view on the person who passes away and on his life achievements. The Salvatorian Family all around the world is trying to get used to the information about the tragic death of long-term missionary and Superior General of the Society of the Divine Savior – Fr. Andrew Urbanski SDS.
Fr Wojciech Kowalski SDS (1944 - 2018)
Fr Wojciech Kowalski was born on 29 January 1944 in Siedlce, near Kielce. He grew up with his brother and sister in the family of Jan and Stanisława. Was baptized 13 February 1944, in his home parish in Łukowa. In 1951-1958 he attended elementary school in Siedlce. In 1958, he began his studies at the Minor Seminary of the Salvatorian Fathers in...
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