On Sunday, October 2nd, 2011, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Pulaski Day Parade celebration began at 9:00 AM with the Liturgy of the Eucharist. This grand Cathedral in Manhattan was filled with a holy silence despite being crowded with worshipers dressed in their Sunday finery. Grand Marshall Darek Knapik and his family were seated in the center of the first row. While on the other side of the aisle were the representatives of Polish Consulate with Mrs. Ewa Junczyk Ziomecka and the Parade Committee. Polish faithful of all ages waited serenely for the first sounds of the organ and the choir. Cadets of the West Point Military Academy lead the procession to the altar followed by the members of the Knights of Columbus, Sea League, Polish Scouts, lectors and lastly the celebrants of the Mass, which included the Very Reverend Marian Rojek, Auxiliary Bishop of Przemysl, Poland as well as the Rector of the Cathedral, Rev. Msgr. Robert T. Ritchie who presided at the concelebrated Mass.
In connection with the upcoming Pulaski Parade, we will be organizing a group of talented young musicians who will perform at the parade banquet. The banquet will be held in Manhattan on September 24 this year. The performance will be recorded by TV Polonia. If you would like your child to participate in this event, please contact Bozena Konkiel at 718-609-0088 or email@example.com
W czwartek 18 listopada wieczorem, w sali parafialnej kościoła Św. Stanisława Biskupa i Męczennika na Manhattanie, odbyło się zebranie sprawozdawczo wyborcze Komitetu Parady Pułaskiego, która od 73 lat jest manifestacją polskości na Piątej Alei na Manhattanie. Wydarzeniem wieczoru było głosowanie członków na Wielkiego Marszałka 74-tej Parady Pułaskiego 2011. Na liście kandydatów były dwa nazwiska – Rita Cosby (Kossobudzka), znana dziennikarka telewizji CBS oraz nasz przedsiębiorca i parafianin pan Dariusz Knapik.