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50 anniversary of Fr. Studzinski’s monument

On September 15, 1963 there was a dedication of a monument in memory of Father Joseph Studzinski, a pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka parish. The Veterans of St. Stanislaus Kostka Post Legion 1771 were the ones who made it possible. That monument is located in the triangle between Driggs Ave, Graham Ave., and McGuinness Blvd. The city owns the square but unfortunately – does not provide upkeep. It would be sad if the parishioners of St. Stan’s did not urge the city to maintain this square that honors one of our most famous pastors. Let us do something. Let us demand what we deserve. Call 311, call the local representatives….

"Studzinski Square honors a priest beloved by all" – from Polish American World – September 20, 1963…

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Homage to the Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko

Today, October 16, 2011 we gave homage to the Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko on the 27th anniversary of his martyrdom. The celebrations began at the Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko Memorial, which was dedicated in 1990 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, opposite the intersection of Bedford and Nassau Aves.
The ceremony of prayer and reflection began with an introduction by Mr. Michael Pajak, the President of the New York Foundation of John Paul II and the initiator of the construction of the monument to Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko. After the welcome, a prayer was said by Fr. Mark Sobczak, CM, the Pastor of the St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in Brooklyn.

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