Reference code: 419/I/1/3/218
Owner signature: W/218/08/W/200
Title: Stanisław Rybicki about Bishop Wojtyła (the Uncle)
Size and medium: 722 MB; MP4
Creator's name: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła IIContent:
Short biographical note:
Stanisław Rybicki (1929-2011) - graduate of the University of Science and Technology in Krakow, environmental engineer, scout. In 1979 he obtained his doctoral degree.
He met Karol Wojtyła in 1951, when he was a vicar in St. Florian's Church. He belonged to the "Family” group, i.e. the first group of young people gathered around Father Wojtyla. He participated in retreats, lectures, trips in his student days and later. Together with his wife and sons, he kept in touch with Bishop Wojtyla and later Pope John Paul II.
First meeting with Vicar Wojtyla. Joint wanderings with Bishop Wojtyla and retreats on the way. Later trips with the whole families.
Conclave 1978 - no possibility to leave. Further contact with the Pope.
Wojtyla's Cracow times - meetings for families in the Curia, "investing in personnel" - working with people, acting as the metropolitan of Cracow.
Continuation of the habits of the „milieu" without Cardinal Wojtyla. The book "Record of the way" - memories of the members of the milieu; So called "dry kayaking" - visits of the milieu to the Pope. The last meeting in 2005. Death of the Pope.