At 9 a.m. a traditional procession with relics of St. Stanislaw set off  from Wawel Cathedral. Participants in the day’s events included the President of Poland Andrzej Duda, Minister Anna Maria Anders, Minister Andrzej Adamczyk, Małgorzata Wassermann MP and on behalf of the Chancellery of the Poland Krzysztof Szczerski and Wojciech Kolarski. Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, presided over the Mass.

 

This year’s procession coincided with festivities related to the 100th Anniversary of Poland's independence. St. Stanislaw of Szczepanów is one of the main patrons.