Krakowianki i Górale – history / z historii

Krakowianki and Gorale celebrates their 75th anniversary this year. We congratulate them and wish them success and progress.  To learn more read the article from “Patron” of 1963.

Nasz parafialny zespół folklorystyczny obchodzi w tym roku 75 lat! Gratulujemy serdecznie Paniom prowadzącym zespół I życzymy sukcesów I rozwoju. A co pisano o tym zespole

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The annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary

The annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary celebration will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Church, located at 86-45 Edgerton Boulevard, JAMAICA, NY 11432.  The Wedding Anniversary Mass will begin at 11:00 AM.  Couples celebrating their 25th, 30th, 40th, and 50th anniversary and above are invited to attend with their families. Kindly

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25th Anniversary of Priesthood – Fr. Jaroslaw Lawrenz!

Jarek25lecie Congratulation Father Jarek!!! On Sunday, June 17, 2012 during a Mass of thanksgiving, Reverend Jaroslaw Lawrenz CM was celebrating his 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Father Jarosław Lawrenz was born in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on July 24, 1962. For the first two years after his ordination on May 30, 1987, Fr. Jaroslaw was assigned to a parish in Słubice.Then he decided to go to continue his work as a missionary and with the blessing of his Provincial Superior he went through Belgium (one year of preparation) to Zaire. From Zaire he was sent to Haiti in 2000 where he worked among the local confreres and with the Vincentian seminarians. Another two years he spend in Sopot, Poland and came to the United States in 2006 joining the New England Province of the Congregation of the Mission.

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Anniversary of death of Blessed Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko

On the anniversary of the death of Bl. Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko, October, 19th, it is appropriate to remember his efforts in a liturgical memorial. We encourage all to pray at the relics of Father Jerzy , which are present in our church. One hears more and more that praying to Bl. Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko for intercession, leads to graces being bestowed on the needy. Masses in our church are at 6:30AM, 7:00AM, 8:00AM, 7:00PM.

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55 years of priesthood

Our sincerest wishes go to Fr. Joseph Szpilski CM on the 55th Anniversary of his Ordination.  We wish him good health, an abundance of God’s blessings, perpetual inner spiritual peace, which he has had until now and all the best.  We thank God for Your vocation, Fr. Joe. 

We thank God for

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Our sincere congratulations and thanks to Mrs. Christine Ippolito on her 25th anniversary of teaching our students. A special Mass was celebrated in her honor on June 2. The entire student body along with our present Principal, Mrs. Christine Cieloszczyk and our former Principal, Sr. Dorothea Jurkowski, CSFN were in attendance. Also present



Nowhere else was the anticipation of Pope John Paul II’s May 1st beatification greater than at St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in Brooklyn, New York.  Prayers for his sainthood began in earnest the day he died, just six years earlier. 

Nowhere else were they as ardent and as hopeful as they were at this famous landmark church that began serving Greenpoint’s Polish immigrants as far back as the 19th century.  Because Father Marek Sobczak C.M. was observing his 30th anniversary of the day he first became a priest, what could be a better way to honor both their pastor and the pope than at a special mass celebrated at the church which now stands on land the City of New York had renamed “John Paul II Square?” Continue reading “PRAYERS AND A TRIBUTE TO THE POPE AND THE PASTOR” »

40th anniversary of priesthood

We express our best wishes to Fr. Jan Urbaniak, who will celebrate the 40th anniversary of priestly ordination this Monday, February 28, 2011. May God bless you, Fr. Jan, with good health and graces so you can continue to serve the people of God with zeal and love. We offer our prayers for your

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Special Anniversary

 On Sunday, October 31, 2010, St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish honored Halina Kalitka for her thirty-five years of distinguished service to the church and community.  As a child, she emigrated with her parents from Germany to the United States and worked tirelessly all her life in many spheres of activity, specifically her church, school and community.   Continue reading “Special Anniversary” »

Anniversary of Fr. Popieluszko

Anniversary of death of Father Popieluszko in Greenpoint by Frank Milewski

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 the parish commemorated the events from 1980, when after over two weeks of nation wide strike and workers’ protest communist authority was forced to sign agreement with new workers organization.    Continue reading “Greenpoint remembers 30th Anniversary of SOLIDARITY Trade Union” »

Homily by Fr. Ed Gutowski

Homily given by Fr. Ed Gutowski CM, on his 50th Anniversary of Priesthood during the jubilee Mass celebrated at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Brooklyn, NY, on May 30, 2010.  Continue reading “Homily by Fr. Ed Gutowski CM” »

Father Edmund Gutowski CM - 50th anniversary of priesthood

 50 years ago our parish bulletin Patron had printed those two articles on Fr. Ed:

The many years of expectations have drawn to a close. This was perhaps one of the many thoughts of Father Edmund Gutowski, C. M., one of our parishioners on Ascension Thursday. Why? Because on that May 26 he had stepped out of the chapel at Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton, Pa., “a priest forever, according to the order of Melchisedech.” Yes, a day of joy and expectation not only for his family and friends but also for us parishioners who have come to know and await this same expectation – the ordination to Christ’s Holy Priesthood. And we should indeed be proud of this fact that another member of the parish has received the Holy Sacrament of Holy Orders. Continue reading “Father Edmund Gutowski CM – 50th anniversary of priesthood” »

Ksiądz Edmund Gutowski CM - 50 rocznica święceń kapłańskich

50 lat temu w parafialnej gazetce Św. Stanisława Kostki na Greenpoincie, ukazał sie następujący artykuł:

Nareszcie! Nareszcie długie lata i pracy, przygotowań, w dniu 26go maja tego roku dobiły do ostatecznej mety. W dniu tym jeden “z naszych młodych parafian, przez włożenie rąk biskupich otrzymał Ducha św, otrzymał tę niepojętą zaiste władzę sprowadzania Boga na ziemię, sprawowania ofiary mszy św., udzielania sakramentów św. W dniu tym usłyszał on zwrócone do siebie słowa: Ty jesteś kapłanem na wieki. Młodzieńcem tym, -którego matka i bracia żyją wśród nas  jest Ksiądz Edmund Gutowski, świeżo-wyświęcony kapłan i misjonarz. Continue reading “Ksiądz Edmund Gutowski CM – 50 rocznica święceń kapłańskich” »



Congratulations to The Very Reverend Canon Thomas C. Machalski upon the occasion of celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his Ordination.   He is a friend of Polonia and a big friend of the St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish and the Vincentians. We wish Father Tom a lot of God’s blessing and graces in his apostolate to God’s people in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Polonia.  Sto Lat!

Please read the New York State Legislative Resolution given on the occasion of Fr. Machalski Anniversary. Continue reading “25 ANNIVERSARY OF PRIESTHOOD” »