BŁ. MARIANNA BIERNACKA WZOREM DLA WOLONTARIUSZY CARITAS
BL MARIANNA BIERNACKA AN EXAMPLE FOR CARITAS VOLUNTEERS
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John Paul II beatified Marianna Biernacka in June 13, 1999 in Warsaw. She belongs to 108 martyrs of the World War II. Marianna Biernacka (1888-1943) she was a simple country woman. She offered her life for her daughter-in-law, by asking the German soldier, to be arrested instead of her daughter-in-law and she saved her life. The Caritas of Ełk Dioceses from the time of her beatification places her as an example for workers and volunteers. In a special way underlines her diligence, humility, patience and bravery, which were manifested during her life. Marianna suffered a lot, but remained joyful and confident in God. In this article the religious silhouette and main features of her spirituality has been shown. The author encourages all volunteers to imitate the Blessed Marianna. Gives answer to a question: in which way she may be an example for contemporary volunteers. Passes over the main aims and methods of developing volunteers of Caritas to the love of neighbor and to the mercy.
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