On April 15, 2011, Fr. Edward Daraż, MIC, 82, a religious of 61 years and a priest of 52, passed away. Father Daraż worked pastorally at the posts of Polish Province of the Congregation of Marian Fathers. The last decades of his religious life and priestly service were given to the Shrine in Lichen, where he worked with as pilgrims’ confessor. He also helped at the local parish carrying out, among other things, ministry for farmers and the sick. Father Edward was a man of great simplicity and openness, kind in fraternal life. The last months of his life were marked by physical weaknesses.
The funeral solemnity took place on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at St. Dorothy’s Church in Lichen Stary.
Requiescat in pace!