Recent years have seen three key saints spring out of Poland: Pope St John Paul II, St Maximilian Kolbe – martyr of Auschwitz, and St Faustina, whose visions of Jesus encouraged devotion his Divine Mercy, making famous the word, "Jesus, I trust in you!"
In this Pilgrim's Companion, a seasoned pilgrim offers practical information and spiritual food. A brief survey of Poland’s history and Christianity precedes detailed visits: to Kraków, the Royal Cathedral and the Old Town, the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, the Nowa Huta and Salt Mines; to Wadowice, the town of St John Paul II, the Kalwaria Sanctuary, and to the shrine of Cz?stochowa. Finally, to Auschwitz and to deeper reflection on the need for mercy and reconciliation.
An essential companion for any pilgrim heading to Poland.