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United in sorrow and prayer with train collision victims in Poland

Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace! Amen.

Wieczny odpoczynek racz im dać Panie, a światłość wiekuista niechaj im świeci. Amen

President of Poland, Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski announced a national mourning on March 5 and [...]


Text of the decree for the beatification of Pope John Paul II

«The Faithful Have Felt, Have Experienced That He Is ‘God’s Man’» On January 14, 2011 the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints chaired by Cardinal Angelo Amato published the decree for the beatification of the late great Servant of God John Paul II. It was scheduled for Devine Mercy Sunday, May 1, [...]


Obituary: mother of Fr. Roman Kmiec died

We have received  sad message from Provincial Office in Krakow, Poland about death of Mrs. MARIA KMIEĆ, 75, mother of Fr. Roman Kmiec CM, pastor of St. Stanislaus B&M parish, New Haven, Connecticut. She passed on December 27, 2010.Funeral ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2010. First, after the wake at [...]


Where our departed Confreres rest in peace

Since first Vincentian Priests arrived to New Haven, Connecticut from Krakow in 1904 exactly ONE HUNDRED priests and brothers who lived for at least few years of their Vincentian ministry in New England departed to Eternal Father. Some came here for very short time. Some spent most of their life making United States [...]


Greenpoint remembers 30th Anniversary of SOLIDARITY Trade Union

Independent Trade Union SOLIDARITY in Poland is celebrating 30th Anniversary this week. On this occasion the special concelebrated Mass in Polish was given at 11:30 AM, Sunday, August 29 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY. Fr. Marek Sobczak CM, pastor, presided and Fr. Jan Urbaniak CM was concelebrant. In this way [...]


SOLIDARITY: sparks of peaceful change and freedom

August 31, 1980, Gdansk, Poland. For the first time in the history of after Yalta Europe communist government signed and agreement with protesting workers. Unlike in 1956 in Budapest and Poznan, 1968 in Prague, 1970 in Gdansk and 1976 in Radom, this time a peaceful protest and strike in many areas of the [...]