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Stanisławów

The clergy of Eastern Catholic rites, the Byzantine and Armenian ones, during the procession preceding the coronation of the miraculous image of …

Pietrowice Śląskie

Easter horse procession in Pietrowice Śląskie, 1984, photo by Krzysztof Niedenthal. The cavalcade sets off from the parish church of Saints Vitus, Modest …

Benedictines from Krzeszów

Nuns from the Benedictine convent in Krzeszów during a choir prayer in the monastery chapel. In the centre, on a platform, you …

Bp. Józef Pelczar

Józef Sebastian Pelczar, Bishop of Przemyśl in the years 1900 – 1924, in the winter choir dress. Please pay attention to an …

Neo-union

A Corpus Christi procession in the Catholic parish of the Byzantine-Slavonic rite in Kostomłoty. The bi-ritual parish priest of the Neo-union parish, …

Bp. Hlond

Bishop of Katowice August Hlond S.D.B in a choir dress, i.e. in rochet and mantelletta.

Cavalcade

Cavalcade on Easter Monday in Pietrowice Śląskie: a horse procession during which the riders ride around fields asking for good harvest; it …

At Jasna Góra

The first visit of the Chief of State Józef Piłsudski at Jasna Góra in 1921. On the left, with a chapter cross, …

Powiśle

A Holy Mass celebrated in Powiśle during the Warsaw Uprising on August 15 [the source: 1944.pl].

Skałka

Primate of Poland card. Stefan Wyszyński in pontifical vestments with the reliquary of St. Stanislaus of Szczepanów in Cracow in the Skałka …

Licheń

The Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Leo Cardinal Burke in the Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows Queen of Poland in Licheń …

Abp. Wojtyła

Archbishop Karol Wojtyła during the ingress to the Wawel Cathedral, March 8, 1964.

Bp. Pelczar

Józef Sebastian Pelczar, the Bishop of Przemyśl, in the choir dress. We would like to draw your attention to the length of …

Hats off!

Ostra Brama (the Gate of Dawn), the 30’s of the 20th century. In the pre-war Vilnius there was a beautiful custom: all men, …

Zamość

The field Mass celebrated by the Bishop of the Polish Army Józef Gawlina on the occasion of the 15 years of the 3rd …

Fr. Czartoryski O.P.

Father Michał Czartoryski O.P. celebrating a Holy Mass during the Warsaw Uprising on the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on …

Coronation

Cardinal Aleksander Kakowski in the presence of the Metropolitan of Vilnius, Fr. Archbishop Romuald Jałbrzykowski (on the right with a crosier in …

Wyszyński

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński preaching  a sermon during a Corpus Christi procession in Warsaw. In the photo there is clearly visible the sleeve …

3 May

The High Pontifical Mass at the Cathedral of St. John in Warsaw on May 3, 1936. On the right is sitting the …