Presidential Message in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland

On this day, we commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. Pope John Paul II’s historic celebration of the Mass on June 2, 1979, in Warsaw, the opening of a nine-day visit to Poland that changed the course of history.  As we remember the long struggle of the Polish people against communism, we also acknowledge that millions of people now live in freedom because of St. Pope John Paul II and his extraordinary life as a follower of Jesus Christ and a champion for human dignity and religious liberty.

Wyniki Wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego 2019

Na podstawie protokołów wyników głosowania z wszystkich okręgów wyborczych,
Państwowa Komisja Wyborcza ustaliła następujące wyniki głosowania w skali kraju: liczba wyborców uprawnionych do głosowania wyniosła 30 118 852; liczba kart ważnych wyniosła 13 759 701, czyli frekwencja wyborcza wyniosła 45,68%.

WYBORY DO PARLAMENTU EUROPEJSKIEGO W ST. LOUIS, MO. SOBOTA, 25 MAJA, 2019

Obwód głosowania nr 146, siedziba obwodowej komisji wyborczej: Saint Louis, St. Agatha Church Polish Roman Catholic Parish 3239 S 9th Street St. Louis, MO 63118   Osoby zamierzające wziąć udział w wyborach zobowiązane są zgłosić się do spisu wyborców sporządzanego przez właściwego terytorialnie konsula. Wyborca może być wpisany tylko do jednego spisu wyborców. Konsul dokonuje wpisu …

Key anniversaries and patrons of the year 2019

On a yearly basis, Polish MPs vote on “patrons” as well as anniversaries to be commemorated and celebrated in a series of promotional events throughout the following year. In July 2018, the Sejm, the lower house of Poland’s parliament, adopted an act proclaiming 2019 as the year of Stanisław Moniuszko, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński and Anna Walentynowicz; it also brought two major historical events to focus – the Union of Lublin and the Silesian Uprisings.

Source: https://poland.pl

Polish School Picnic on Sunday, May 5th 2019

Come and celebrate the successes of our students. They work very hard giving their Saturday’s mornings to learn Polish language, Polish history and culture. This picnic is a celebration of Polish culture and a fundraiser for our Polish School. 100% of all proceeds go to the school and the education. Please join us and let’s …

Poland celebrates the 228th Anniversary of the May 3 Constitution

Constitution of 3 May 1791, by Matejko. Foreground: King Stanisław August (left) enters St John’s Cathedral, in Warsaw, where deputies will swear to uphold the constitution. Background: the Royal Castle, where the Constitution has just been adopted. Jan Matejko – National Museum of Poland Catalog.

15th Anniversary of Poland’s Accession to the European Union

On 1 May 2004, Poland joined the European Union. Together with nine other states, it became a full-fledged member of the European community. Today marks the 15th anniversary of these events and Poland’s EU membership is supported by a record 91%* of our country’s inhabitants. Europe is a place where we live and work. It is a place that we …

HELP TO REPEAL “WEP” / POMÓŻ UCHYLIĆ „WEP”!

HELP TO REPEAL “WEP”! THE SOCIAL SECURITY FAIRNESS ACT  The Social Security Fairness Act submitted to the US Congress (House of Representatives and Senate) repeals the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provisions (WEP) from the existing Social Security Act. The Act already is supported by 153 Representatives and 25 Senators. If this Act …

Mollie B Polka Party –

Mollie B Polka Party AS SEEN ON RFD-TV FOR ONE DAY ONLY! Sunday March 31, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the PHC (Polish Heritage Center) 1413 North 20th Street just north of Union Station in Downtown St. Louis. Tickets $15.00. NO BYOB or COOLERS. Food and Refreshments will be available. For tickets call Carol …

Three Poles recognized by National Geographic as Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic, the oldest and most prestigious travel magazine in the world, has honored Andrzej Bargiel, Adam Bielecki and Denis Urubko with the 2019 Adventurers of the Year title.
This post links to www.thefirstnews.com. What comes down has to go up first. Bargiel makes his way up the mountain. Image: Marek Ogień/Red Bull Content Pool