Museum of Blessed Pr. Jerzy Popieluszko, Warsaw

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  • We learned a lot from going to this museum. The Polish Church was persecuted not only during WWII, but after the war as well. The communist authorities wanted to neutralize the Catholic Church...  more »
  • Probably it is not one of the most impressive museums but it is well displayed and the story of this martyr reverend shows well how the Polish Church was persecuted during the communism times. Enjoy!  more »
  • Jerzy Popieluszko is just amazing! He will always be my role model and constant inspiration. Beautiful saint.
  • The museum was built in 2004, but the souvenirs of Fr. Jerzy Popiełuszce was collected from the day of the funeral, on November 3, 1984, the entrance to the museum is from the east side of the church – from the tomb of Fr. George. The exposition is housed in the basement of the church, distributed in ten halls. Exposure opens a photo of Fr. Popieluszki, who stands in front of the door, as if inviting to the interior. In seven languages, his résumes are hanging around. The transition to the first room is cut in the shape of a cross. The tour begins with the hall titled "In the Shade of the PRL", where you can read about the most important events of the history of Poland in the years 1944-1989, as well as see the notorious food cards, then the press and watch the TV shutter with Period. Hence, through the authentic doors of the family home fr. Jerzy leads the passage to the hall called "Roots" decorated on the model of the Popiełuszków State House. It stands there A tiled stove, which hangs on the cradle of the future Chapman "Solidarity". The next hall is titled "Soldier's Rosary". At the ceiling, the rosary is hanging from the hats of soldiers. The souvenirs gathered in it tell about a two-year period of military service Jerzy Popiełuszki in a special unit for seminarians in Bartoszyce. The "Gift of the priesthood" Hall is a central room in the museum. The altar with a cup and a paten is set in the middle. Behind them stands a desk. George, with his typewriter, is also a shelf with books and his personal items. On the TV screen, you can view the recordings of the masses for the country by Fr. Popieluszko. Another hall bears the title "Heaven Has Fallen to us", and talks about the state of war, introduced on December 13, 1981 year. Behind it in a narrow corridor are placed crosses, symbolizing the victims of the communist regime, their names are carved on the red bulbs-they resemble subtitles carved by prisoners for purposes. The corridor at its outlet is supported by trees, behind them is the hall "Golgotha". Through its center flows water, which bears the light sign of the cross-a symbol of the place of the body of the father. George. In this room you can also see a shirt, pants and shoes, which was dressed on 19th October. Popieluszko and the cord to which he was bound. You hear fragments of sermons. George. On the wall every few seconds, pictures of the massaced body of Fr. Popiełuszki. Through the bridge over the sailing in "Golgotha", the visitors go to the hall commemorating the funeral of Fr. Popiełuszki "Gone The Good Shepherd". On November 3, 1984 the year was gathered around. million people. Here you can watch a video from the funeral. The next room "multiplying the good" presents the cult of Fr. The names of the people who pray at the grave of Fr. George. George (there are about 200), commemorative books, letters and memories. There are also objects that leave Pilgriers to the tomb of the Chaplet "solidarity": rosaries, crosses, school discs or objects created specifically for Fr. George. On eight screens, you can see photos of people who have been pilgrimage to the tomb of Fr for twenty years. George. There is one more room for the visitor "through the cross to the Resurrection", in which There is a baptismal font, a Paschal, a plaque with eight blessings and a photo of Fr. George, made a few months before the assassity. There are several languages on the output door: "Overcome evil good".
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