Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite everyone to Krakow – Łagiewnik on April 26-28, 2024.


Krakow – Łagiewniki 26-28 April 2024

Program assumptions

26 April 2024 – Friday

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Check-in “JP II Pilgrim House”, welcoming guests, lunch

15:00 – Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Chapel of St. Faustina

4:00 p.m. – Program dedicated to visiting the Shrine of Divine Mercy:

– Chapel of St. Faustina (guide),

– Basilica of Divine Mercy,

– Observation tower (for volunteers).

6:00 p.m. – Holy Mass in the Basilica of Divine Mercy.

19:30 – Dinner

8:00 p.m. – Meeting of the Main Board of KSLP.

27 April 2024 – Saturday

10:00 a.m. – Holy Mass at the Shrine of John Paul II “Do not be afraid”

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Celebration of the 30th anniversary of KSLP – St. JP II Center, 32 Totus Tuus St.

13:30 – 14:00 Lunch

15:00 – Visiting the St. John Paul II Center

(approx. 1.5 hours) – Museum of St. John Paul II, other objects (guide)

4:30 p.m. – Conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of KSLP:

– speech by the President of KSLP – Elżbieta Kortyczko, PhD,

5:00 p.m. – Rev. Prof. Dariusz Oko – lecture

5:30 p.m. – Participants’ speeches

18:00 – Dinner

28 April 2024 – Sunday

8:30 a.m. – Holy Mass

9:30 a.m. – Breakfast

I would like to ask the Presidents of the Branches for lists of people who have decided to go to Krakow Łagiewniki together with an advance payment of PLN 200 per person (I ask the Presidents of the Branches to keep the advances).

The estimated cost of stay per person is about 360 PLN.

A cordial request to present for the award of the badge of the National Pastoral Care of Health Care the members of the National Health Service who have not yet been awarded or people cooperating with particular communities – please send the application of names by the end of February 2024 to the e-mail address: 

Below is a detailed plan of the central jubilee celebrations of the 30th anniversary of Catholic Medical Associations

27 April 2024, 10.00 a.m. Kraków

The celebrations will begin with the Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary of St. John Paul II in Krakow, 32 Totus Tuus Street.

The next part of the program will be carried out in the auditorium next to the temple.

1. Welcoming guests

2. Messages from the Presidents of Catholic Associations

3. Awarding the badge of the National Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers to members of Catholic Associations who have not yet been awarded

4. Discussion panel (bioethics, models of Catholic physicians)

5. Eating together

Ad 4. Proposal for the topic of the panelPatient for medicine or medicine for the patient?

The duration of the panel is about an hour.

Within the scope of this topic, issues related to:

– care for life from the moment of conception to natural death,

– the imagination of mercy,

– Patient: subject or object?

– persistent therapy,

– progress in medicine

– depersonalization of medical procedures (do you see a human being in the laboratory?)

– conscience clause in medical professions

– the list of topics is open

Models of Catholic physicians:

– Stanisława Leszczyńska

– Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

– St. Joseph Moscatti

– St. Joanna Beretta Molla

– Wanda Poltawska

– Teresa Strzembosz

– St. Richard Pampuri

– Kazimierz Hołoga

– Włodzimierz Fijalkowski

– Aleksandra Gabrysiak

– Magdalena Maria Epstein 

– Marta Wiecka 

– Jose Gregorio Hernandez

– Pere Tarrés Claret

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