Prayers at the sarcophagus of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

Prayers at the sarcophagus of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

Currently, a sarcophagus with the remains of Bl. Hanna Chrzanowska is located in the southern nave of the church of St. Nicholas, under the altar setting depicting the coronation of Our Lady. The sarcophagus was made of alabaster. On the sarcophagus, the inscription: Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, Nurse, 1902-1973. The author of the project is Mr. Stanisław Juszczak, and the founder of the Catholic Association of Polish Nurses and Midwives.

Many devotees pray at the sarcophagus, entrusting their intentions to the new Blessed.

In addition, the parish of St. Mikołaj invites you to the weekly Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska and the monthly Holy Mass. for the sick.


“Hour with Jesus and Hanna Chrzanowska”
every Thursday, at 17.00;
Holy Mass evening together in intention
reported patients – every 28th of the month,
St. Nicholas in Krakow, ul. Copernicus 9
(after the Mass – litany to Blessed Hanna and the celebration of her relics).

 

Litany to blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

Litany to bl. Hanna Chrzanowska

Litany to Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, have mercy on us.

Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us.

Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven, have mercy on us.

God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.

God the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us.

Holy Mary, pray for us.

Saint Joseph, pray for us.

Saint Benedict, pray for us.

All the holy men and women, saints of God, pray for us.

Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, pray for us.

Blessed Hanna, who praised God for His great works, pray for us.

Who found Jesus Christ in the mystery of the cross, pray for us.

Who ardently explored the depths of his Divine Word, pray for us.

Who was united with Christ in the Eucharist, pray for us.

Who drew from the depths of Benedictine spirituality, pray for us.

Who found in prayer the power of faith, hope and charity, pray for us.

Who went with Mary in haste to assist the needy, pray for us.

Who with Our Lady of Sorrows consoled the despondent, pray for us.

Who served Christ in caring for the sick, pray for us.

Who sought support from the Holy Church, pray for us.

Who co-operated with pastors in the care of the sick, pray for us.

Who radiated a passionate love of God, pray for us.

Who was the embodiment of the eight beatitudes, pray for us.

Who selflessly performed acts of charity, pray for us.

Who defended life from conception to death, pray for us.

Who wisely taught the art of nursing, pray for us.

Who nurtured the conscience of nurses, pray for us.

Who administered the most basic nursing care to her patients, pray for us.

Who strove for respect of the nursing profession, pray for us.

Who unfailingly sought out the sick and abandoned, pray for us.

Who gathered to herself refugees and orphans, pray for us.

Who restored hope and joy to the disabled, pray for us.

Who cared for the body and souls of her patients, pray for us.

Who reconciled the sick with God, pray for us.

Who introduced the custom of celebrating Holy Mass in the homes of the sick, pray for us.

Who protected with great care the dignity of her patients, pray for us.

Who confronting human misery evoked compassion, pray for us.

Who inspired many towards service to the sick, pray for us.

Who prepared people to meet the sick and suffering, pray for us.

Who discovered God’s beauty in our world and revealed it to others, pray for us.

Who dispelled sorrows with serenity, pray for us.

Who bravely and faithfully bore all adversities, pray for us.

Who devoted her energies to the service of the sick, pray for us.

Who laudably fulfilled her nursing vocation, pray for us.

Who wholeheartedly gave herself to God and her neighbour, pray for us.

Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, 
Spare us, O Lord. 
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, 
Graciously hear us, O Lord. 
Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, 
Have mercy on us. 

 

Priest: Pray for us Blessed Hanna

Faithful: So that with our whole life we may give witness to loving kindness.

 

Let us pray:

God, you called Blessed Hanna to serve the sick, poor, and abandoned, may she who with her whole heart answered that call, through her example constantly encourage us in assisting our neighbours. Through Christ our Lord; Amen.

 

IMPRIMATUR

Curia of Archdiocese of Kraków

Nr 844/2018, Kraków, 28 April 2018

Archbishop Mark Jędraszewski

 

115th Anniversary of the Baptism of Saint Hanna Chrzanowska

115th Anniversary of the Baptism of Saint Hanna Chrzanowska

Church in Wiązowna, in which 115 years ago was baptized bl. Hanna Chrzanowska. A renewed antique baptismal font in which the Baptism of Saint.

During the ceremony they received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. two girls. Older people received the Sacrament of the Sick. In the pictures, the National Chaplain of the Health Service, Fr. Arkadiusz Zawistowski gives the Sacrament of the Baptism of Saint. newborn.

 

The exhibition “Maria and Hanna Epstein Chrzanów – unusual Krakow nurses”

The exhibition “Maria and Hanna Epstein Chrzanów – unusual Krakow nurses”

June 7 this year in the courtyard of the Dominican Sisters in Krakow The Gródek officially opened an exhibition dedicated to exceptional nurses who exercised his ministry in the city. The protagonists are: Maria Epstein – precursor of Polish professional nursing and Bl. Hanna Chrzanowska who wholeheartedly strive for the care of patients remaining in their homes and help them not only in matters of care for the body, but also the care of their spiritual needs.

These two wonderful nurses knew each other personally because Bl. Hanna Chrzanowska was a student of Maria Epstein, and then they shared their sincere friendship, even when Maria joined the Dominican convent.

We invite you to visit this very interesting exhibition, to which the Dominican nuns materials made available and which is in the courtyard of the monastery on Gródek in Kraków. Mikołajska 21. The exhibition will be available for two months.

Portrait of beatification and reliquary

Portrait of beatification and reliquary

Beatification portrait – the picture shows the figure of a 30-year-old nurse – Hanna Chrzanowska. In her hands, Blessed is holding a rosary and the Account of the conscience of the nurse she is the author of. The portrait was painted on the basis of photography. The author of the painting is Mr. Zbigniew Juszczak.

 

 

 

The reliquary – relics of the Blessed were placed in a heart-shaped capsule – a symbol of giving one’s life to another. The heart has been decorated with stones to emphasize feminine delicacy and beauty. The whole is closed in the shape of a classic nursing cap, a symbol of the mission undertaken by Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska. The author of the reliquary is Mr. Marek Nowak from the Manogold company from Zabierzów.