Category Archives: In the Media

Niedziela Palmowa u “Kostki”

Procesja Palmowa na początek mszy świętej dziecięcej
///      Palm Procession during children’s Mass:


Zdjęcia z Niedzieli Palmowej i udziału dzieci w serwisie Radio Rampa 🙂
///     Photos from the Palm Sunday Mass at Radio Rampa website

Congratulation Patrick Lundeen!

PL7Our parishioner, Patrick Lundeen, 34, who painted the big cross and donated it to the lower church is proud to present “Good for you Son”, his first New York City solo exhibition at Mike Weiss Gallery, 520 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011. The exhibition will run June 21 – July 28, 2012.   The Gallery describes this exhibition this way: “Lundeen appropriates found objects and images and imbues his works with an alternate context, function and message. He often brings together seemingly disparate objects—from flags to rugs to posters to keyboards to grocery store dailies and MAD Magazine pages—into cohesive works that often resemble an anthropomorphic mask. Continue reading Congratulation Patrick Lundeen!

Fr. Joseph Szpilski CM preaches during the reception of the Relics of JP II in Borough Park on Our Lady of Fatima day

To commemorate the 95th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima and on the 31st anniversary of the first attempt on the life of Blessed John Paul II, Polish clergy and faithful gathered in St. Frances de Chantal church, Borough Park, to venerate a relic of the late Polish Pope, on May 13. Auxiliary Bishop Frank Caggiano, Vicar General, was the main celebrant of the Mass, rosary and procession. And Fr. joseph Szpilski CM was the homilist.

Read the article in The Tablet

Change in Greenpoint Was a Hairy Situation

The Polish-American parish of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint has radically changed almost overnight. I have attended Masses there often in my childhood, and I currently teach second-grade CCD religious education classes. But never have I seen the parish so vibrant and alive as it is today. What was the cause for this positive change? It came in the form of the pastor, who arrived three years ago. I took an immediate liking to Father Marek Sobczak, CM., because of his long hair. I intuited that he was the type of priest who could think outside the box.

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