Carol (by Hanna Chrzanowska)

Hanna Chrzanowska once wrote a carol with the same title. The work was developed and performed, among others, at the concert “Proś za nas”, which took place in the church of St. Nicholas in Krakow The text was adapted by Mrs. Agata Bernadt, the music was written by Mr. Joachim Mencel. Below is the original text of Kolenda, and the recording performed by Mrs. Agata Bernadt from this concert.

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Birthday anniversary of blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

Birthday anniversary of blessed Hanna Chrzanowska

On 7.10.2022, we celebrated the 120th anniversary of Hanna Chrzanowska’s birth. The celebrations began the day before with a solemn Mass celebrated at St. Nicholas Church in Krakow. It was presided over by Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, together with Rev. Canon Józef Gubała, the parish priest of St. Nicholas Church, and Rev. Kazimierz Kubik, who provides pastoral care to nurses. Read more

XXI CICIAMS World Congress

XXI CICIAMS World Congress

This is a report of the missionary, Daniel Klocha OMI, who has been working on Madagascar for the past 30 years.  He comes from the congregations of Wiazowny, where Hanna Chrzanowska was christened.  A few years ago, Daniel Klocha OMI brought over the relics of the Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska to a big port city in Madagascar – Tamatave also called Toamasina, on the east coast of the island, into an institution for physically and mentally handicapped children (the “Centre”).  The Centre is run by Carmelite Nuns (the “Nuns”), being a smaller order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. They are helped by the volunteers from Madagascar or, sometimes, from Italy.

“Hania” in action on Madagascar

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“HANIA” IN ACTION ON MADAGASCAR

“HANIA” IN ACTION ON MADAGASCAR

This is a report of the missionary, Daniel Klocha OMI, who has been working on Madagascar for the past 30 years.  He comes from the congregations of Wiazowny, where Hanna Chrzanowska was christened.  A few years ago, Daniel Klocha OMI brought over the relics of the Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska to a big port city in Madagascar – Tamatave also called Toamasina, on the east coast of the island, into an institution for physically and mentally handicapped children (the “Centre”).  The Centre is run by Carmelite Nuns (the “Nuns”), being a smaller order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. They are helped by the volunteers from Madagascar or, sometimes, from Italy.

“Hania” in action on Madagascar

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Coverage of the ceremony on February 11 in Birmingham

Coverage of the ceremony on February 11 in Birmingham

Article for NACN-USA newsletter.

The Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama Council of Catholic Nurses (DBACCN) and Fr. Joseph Lubrano, SDS (Salvatorian priest) hosted the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the intention of all the victims of the pandemic, its imminent cessation and all healthcare workers and caregivers. This was followed by the Sacrament of the Anointing of the sick. A relic of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, RN, the first lay Catholic registered nurse to be beatified, was present and will be enshrined a small chapel at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

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