A Memorial Mass was celebrated on Saturday morning (11/2/2013) for the soul of rev. Roman Gorowski, CM (68 y.o., 41 years of priesthood), former pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish. 8 priests and over 200 faithful, members of St. Stan’s Athletic League and St. Aloysius Men Club, altar servers and Polish scouts – harcerze among them, participated in this special Eucharist. May His soul rest in peace. May he live for ever in the presence of our Almighty Father. Thank you Fr. Roman for your priesthood.
Please remember in your prayers the soul of Eugenia Zając, mother of Rev. Boleslaw Potomski CM, who died on August 7th, 2013 in Poland. We express our condolences to Father Boleslaw, former assistant at St. Stanislaus Kostka parish, and support him in our prayers…. Funeral of Mrs. Eugenia Zając will take place on Friday, August 9th, 2013 in Gorajec, Poland.
On April 6, 2013 at the age of 83 and 55 years in the priesthood, Lt. Colonel Father George Dabrowski, C.M., passed at St. Catherine’s Infirmary Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. He was a long time US Air Force chaplain, pastor, as well as, teacher and professor at St. John Kanty Prep, Erie, PA among other intuitions. In recent years he was a resident of St. Catherine’s Infirmary.
He was born in Hamden, CT, on July 29, 1930. He was the son of the late Joseph Dabrowski and Sophia Piascik Dabrowski. He entered the Congregation of the Mission in the Vice-Province of Poland in the USA and was ordained a priest on May 31, 1958. For the next 6 years Father Dabrowski served as a parish priest at St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Parish in New Haven, CT and as a teacher at St. John Kanty Prep School in Erie, PA.
From 1964 to 1989 Father Dabrowski served as a chaplain in the US Air Force, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. From 1990 to 1992 he served at the Provincial House in West Hartford, CT, as archivist and superior. For the next three years he worked in parishes in Lisbon Falls, ME, and Concord, NH. In 1995 he returned to Connecticut to assume the duties of archivist and superior at De Paul Provincial House in Manchester. After serious surgery, he retired to St. Joseph’s Residence in Enfield in 2003. Later, he was transferred to St. Catherine’s Infirmary in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA.
We, at St. Stanislaus Kostka, remember him as a wonderful priest and Bible scholar, who came to us to teach Bible classes.
May he rest in peace.
Under this link you may find information about the funeral of Mrs. Aleksandra Kopystyńska, mother of our former pastor and present Provincial, Fr. Rafal Kopystynski CM http://cmnewengland.org/2012/06/funeral-of-mrs-kopystynska-provincials-mother/
We would like to express our sincere condolences to Rev. Rafal A. Kopystynski, Provincial of the New England Province of the Congregation of the Mission, former pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Brooklyn, and his entire family, on the death of his mother Aleksandra Kopystynska. She died in Poland on Sunday, June 17, 2012. She was 79 years old. Fr. Rafal, your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you God’s peace as you grieve this loss. *** The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 21st, 2012 at 1 PM in Grodkow, Poland. We request your prayers for her soul.
We would like to express our sincere condolences to our parish secretary, Jadzia Czastkiewicz McEvoy, her sisters and brothers, and her entire family on the death of Jadzia’s mother Genowefa Czastkiewicz. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you God’s peace as you grieve this loss. *** The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 11 AM at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Brooklyn, NY.