Parish News

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Holy Saturday – April 8, 2023

Polish National Alliance Group Piast is organizing the annual Easter egg hunt on Holy Saturday, April 8, 2023 between 11 am and 1 pm for children up to 12 years old. Attendance is free but they do ask the
children sign up.

Easter Schedule

Easter Schedule is available in the flyer:

Dedication of the Tapestry of the Black Madonna

Parish Jubilee

Our Saint JPII Polish Center 40th Anniversary will take please on the weekend of April 30th, 2023.

  • A special Jubilee Booklet will be prepared. Any parishioners, organizations or businesses wishing to submit Congratulatory letters or ads, may purchase a full page for $100 or half page for $50.
    All submissions need to be emailed by March 31st to either Kazia Kmak or Greg Chilecki
    All payments need to be made out to JPII Polish Center and submitted to the church office.
  • Tickets for the luncheon prepared by Teresa Turek are $40 and are available for purchase in the church office.
    All tickets must be purchased no later than April 16th. All are welcome!

43rd Annual Harvest Festival

Took place on September 17-18, 2022. Watch it on polish TV Republika (skip to 11th minute)

Recycling Program

The Knights of Columbus Council 9599 will have their recycling drive every second weekend of the month before and after all the Masses.

2022 Pastoral Services Appeal (PSA)

Polish Center goal is $36,000
116 families, individuals and organizations pledged $39,166
Paid in $39,166

Please make your donation using the link below (or type: and choose “Pope John Paul II Polish Center” from the list in the second step of the process in order to properly allocate the donation to our Center.

Liberate Ukraine – A Classical Concert

The concert took place on April 24 and grossed $3869, which was allocated entirely to Caritas-Ukraine.

Masses from Polish Center on-line

On-line offering for the Polish Center is possible on page Donations (here).
To view Sunday Mass or other recorded masses from the Polish Center CLICK HERE.
Message from our Director:
During the summer time we normally welcome our missionaries from different orders and congregations who share their mission experiences and ask us to support their work and dedication in many different realities and countries. This year because of the pandemic situation all visits have been cancelled but we can still support our Catholic Missions through our website using below link from our Diocese:
Thank you like always for all your generosity.

Deacon Jim Merle’s Blog

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