About me CV_EN

Curriculum vitae

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Ordained a Catholic Priest

24 April 1993; Pieniężno, Poland

Solemn Profession of Vows

8 September 1992; Pieniężno, Poland in the Society of Divine Word (Divine Word Missionaries)

Professional and Pastoral Experience

Chief Executive Officer, Verbite Printing House, Górna Grupa, Poland, October 2013-current

Director, Verbinum Press, Górna Grupa, Poland, 2014-2016

Coordinator for Media and Communication, Polish Province of Divine Word Missionaries, 2010-2013

Master of the Postulants, Postulancy of Divine Word Missionaries, Nysa, Poland, 2009-2013

Confessor of the Sister Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration, Nysa, Poland, 2009-2013

Developed and created programs for prevention and treatment of malaria in Angola, designed for mid-wives and mothers with children under 5 years old, joint project of St Luke Health Center in Kifangondo, Angola and the Polish Government, July-August 2008

Rector, lecturer and formation advisor, Missionary Seminary of Divine Word Missionaries, Luanda, Angola, 2004-2008

Rector and formation advisor, Diocesan Seminary, Ndalatando, Angola, 1996-2001

Teacher – Society, Ethics, Moral Principles, Adults High School for local government and administration of the Province of Cuanza Norte, Angola, 1996-2001

Chaplain, St Julius Hospital, Rybnik, Poland, 1993-1995

Education

Seminar for Educators – Psychology, Pedagogy and Christian Spirituality, Steyl, Holandia – Sankt Augustin, Germany – Nemi, Italy, April-July 2007

Master of Arts in Theology – Biblical Spirituality, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL, USA, 2002-2004

Diploma in Formation and Education of Students and Candidates to the Religious Life, Institute of Religious Formation, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL, USA, 2002-2003

Magisterium Studies in Theology, Seminary of Divine Word Missionaries, Pieniężno, Polska, 1988-1993

Magisterium Studies in Philosophy, Seminary of Divine Word Missionaries, Nysa, Polska, 1986-1988

Publications

Book
Iskry Miłosiedzia na Łączach.
Sparks of Divine Mercy along the Wires: Historie tłumaczy symultanicznych. Simultaneous Interpreters’ Stories, co-edited with Furmanek O., Górna Grupa: Verbinum, July 2017
Video overview in Polish (subtitles in English)
Video overview in Polish (subtitles in Spanish)

Articles

„Follow Me” (Pójdź za Mną) In: Kot A. & Piątkowski M., We found the Messiah – Part 1: Come and see (Znaleźliśmy Mesjasza- Część 1: Chodź i zobacz), Górna Grupa: Verbinum, 2014

“The Call” (Powołanie) – Part I, Misjonarz(10.2012), PolishProvince of the Divine Word Missionaries, October 2012, 24-25

“The Call” (Powołanie) – Part II, Misjonarz(11.2012), Polish Province of the Divine Word Missionaries, November 2012, 24-25

“The Call” (Powołanie) – Part III, Misjonarz(12.2012), Polish Province of the Divine Word Missionaries, December 2012, 24-25

“Proclaiming the Word in the midst of joys and trials” (Głosić Słowo wśród radości i trudności), Misjonarz(6.2008), Polish Province of the Divine Word Missionaries, June 2008, 28-29

Retreats and Presentations

Transmisiones en directo: Workshop on simultaneous interpreting in the media and on intercultural medication in the Catholic context (with Prof. Dr. Olgierda Furmanek),  Diakonia, Escuela Superior de Comunicación Audiovisual, Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo”, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, May 2018

Workshop on interpreting in conflict zones, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA, May 2018

Retreats, lectures and workshops on reconciliation and forgiveness in the Christian context, 2010-current

Work and life in Angola during the country’s multi-ethnic conflicts and civil war, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA, March 2017

Interpreting

Visit of Lucas Maeda de Oliveira and his family in Poland – testimonies and conferences (escort and consecutive interpreting), August-September 2018

Dedication of the Shrine of the Child Saints of Fatima – first one in Poland, Szczecin, Poland – for Brazilian and Portuguese TV channels (simultaneous interpreting), September 2017

World Youth Day, Krakow, Poland (simultaneous interpreting), July 2016

International Pastoral Formation Meeting for the Pallottines, Rome, Italy (simultaneous interpreting), September 2009

1st International Congress on Marine, Tropical and Hyperbaric Medicine, Gdynia, Poland (consecutive interpreting), June 2009

Visit of the General Council Member in various Divine Word Missionaries communities in Poland, October-November 2008 (simultaneous and consecutive interpreting)

Languages

Polish – native (A for interpreting)
Portuguese – near-native (B for interpreting)
English – advanced proficiency (C for interpreting)
Spanish – reading knowledge

Media

Interview  about Sparks of Divine Mercy along the Wires in TV Republika, Warsaw, Poland, July 2017

Conference press for Sparks of Divine Mercy along the Wires release, Kraków, Poland, July 2017

InterviewIn spite of all the problems, you can live better in Angola (Mimo wszystkich problemów można w Angoli żyć lepiej), Vatican Radio, Rome, Italy, March 2009