Countdown to WYD: St. Stanisław’s Witness of God Before Government
Image of St. Stanislaw via Wikimedia Commons
By Carrie Gress, Ph.D.
On May 8th, Poland honors its first saint, St. Stanisław of Szczepanów (1030 – 1079). Since his canonization, Poles have celebrated the feast with a procession of the saint’s relics from the Church at Skałka, where he died, to his tomb at the Wawel Cathedral.