Serving the sick and suffering

Do I remember that if everyone will be judged according to deeds of mercy – what about me, whom God has called especially to perform them?

– Hanna Chrzanowska


Curriculum vitae

Hanna Chrzanowska was born on October 7, 1902 in Warsaw into a family distinguished for Polish science, culture and Polish nursing. Her father, Ignacy Chrzanowski, a famous professor of Polish literature, came from a Catholic family of Podlasie landowners. Mother Wanda, née Szlenkier, came from an evangelical family of wealthy Warsaw industrialists.

What would it be, oh what would it be, I think with laughter and tears,
What if our beloved School stood upside down?!
With laughter – because laughter is here whether it’s a lecture or a ball.
With tears… explaining the grief

– Hanna Chrzanowska ( Farewell to the 30th course )

Thank you, Mrs. Hanna, for being among us (…)
some embodiment of Christ’s blessings from the Sermon on the Mount,
especially the one that says: blessed are the merciful

– Kardynał Karol Wojtyła