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American priest: I have blessed the Polish-Ukrainian border with the Blessed Sacrament

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Fot. Sebastian Nycz / Knights of Columbus

Iwona Flisikowska - published on 04/05/22

"When the war began, it was obvious to me that I would do all I could to assist in whatever way possible the refugees. In the face of such evil, no one can be indifferent," explained Fr. Jonathan Kalisch.

Fr. Jonathan Kalisch and Fr. Patrick Mary Briscoe, Editor-in-Chief of the English-language edition of Aleteia, spent several weeks serving as priests at the Polish-Ukrainian border. They assisted by celebrating holy Masses, working, often from morning until late evening, in Mercy Centers (in Hrebenne and Budomierz) and in tents with humanitarian and medical aid, which were set up by the Polish Knights of Columbus in cooperation with the American Knights of Columbus.

Aleteia’s Polish edition interviewed Fr. Jonathan, Director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development, Knights of Columbus for this report:

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