Scientific conference “Sister of our God”

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow invites you to the scientific conference “Sister of our God – on the eve of beatification of Hanna Chrzanowska”, which will take place on April 12, 2018 in the hall at ul. Bernardyńska 3. Starting the meeting at 10.00.


The conference will consist of two parts. In the first (10.00-13.00) there will be five lectures devoted to Hanna Chrzanowska’s sanctity and the work she has begun and which continues to this day, providing inspiration to those who help the sick and the needy. Part two (13.45-15.45), panel, is a meeting with the witnesses of the sanctity of Hanna Chrzanowska and those whose character of the Servant of God inspired her own deep religious reflections and literary creativity.

Fr.. dr hab. Antoni Świerczek

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences



10.00 – Beginning of the conference Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, Metropolitan of Cracow
Ks. prof. dr hab. Wojciech Zyzak, Rector of the UPJPII in Krakow Fr. dr hab. Antoni Świerczek, Dean of the WNS UPJPII in Krakow

Part I (lectures and discussion)

Hosted by: dr hab. Małgorzata Duda, prof. UPJPII
10.30 – 11.00 – priest prof. dr hab. Zdzisław Kijas, Be close to the needy
11.00 -11.30 – priest dr hab. Grzegorz Godawa, Idea of ​​home care implemented today

11.30 – 12.00 – prof. dr hab. n. med. Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, The demand for long-term care in environmental conditions
12.00 – 12.30 – priest dr Kazimierz Kubik, Integral vision of the sick in the ministry and apostolate of Hanna Chrzanowska
12.30 – 13.00 – Marta Mordarska, Director of PFRON Małopolska Branch – Activities supported by PFRON outside the institution

13.00 – 13.45 – break

Part II (panel and discussion)

Host: ks. dr Marcin Cholewa (13.45 – 15.30)
– priest prof. dr hab. Łukasz Kamykowski, UPJPII in Krakow
– edited by Marzena Florkowska, author of the book Radość dawania. Hanna Chrzanowska
– ed. Paweł Zuchniewicz, author of the book, Sister of our God
– Stanisław Kracik, director of the Neuropsychiatric Hospital Babińskiego in Kraków’s Kobierzyn
– Helena Matoga, vice postulator of the beatification process of Hanna Chrzanowska
– Maria Zielińska, President of the AGAPE Foundation for Assistance to Disabled People Hanna Chrzanowska

15.30 – Summary

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