May 29: Corpus Christi Sunday
On the feast of Corpus Christi we celebrate in a special way our Catholic faith in Jesus’ Real Presence in the Eucharist. On May 29th, following the 9:00 a.m. Mass (the only Mass on that day) we will have a procession with the Most Holy Sacrament around the streets of our neighborhood, professing our faith and singing Eucharistic hymns at four altars.
After Mass and Procession we will enjoy a BBQ potluck luncheon - please contact Donna Nachefski at 314-323-6415 if you are able to bring a dish or two.
June 4: “Pride” Committee Meeting
All Parishioners and friends interested in having a strong Catholic presence at the “Pride Festival” this year are invited to attend our last organizational meeting on June 4th (Saturday) immediately following the 4:00 p.m. Mass. Please contact Allen Irby with any questions at 314-608-4110 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 9: Forest Park Hat Luncheon
For the second year in a row, St. Stanislaus is going to participate in the Annual Forest Park Hat Luncheon. We will have one or two “themed” tables depending on how many people from our parish wish to participate. Both men and women are invited to join us at this fun event that supports Forest Park. The tickets are $125.00 per person with $80.00 of each ticket being tax deductible. You can chose to honor our Polish Heritage by wearing red and white, or the overall theme of this year’s luncheon is “Healthy Lifestyles In the Park”, or wear any hat that you love. We will have a mini bus to pick us up at St. Stanislaus at 10:30a.m. and return us to St. Stanislaus after the luncheon. Please contact Debby Gray (314-961-7353) should you be interested in joining us.
June 11: “Race for the Cure”
We are walking in the Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure for the fifth time this year! Thirty nine (39) people have signed up for the St. Stanislaus Angels Team! Please pick your Team and Komen T-Shirts up from Debby Gray in the PHC after 9 a.m. Mass. We will be meeting at St. Stanislaus’ parking lot at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 to shuttle over to the Race and back to St. Stanislaus for a brunch. Again, a big thank you to all those who are participating and donating in this wonderful cause!
June 18: Walk With Us!
Several walking enthusiasts in our Parish invite everybody on another adventure! On Saturday, June 18h at 1:00 p.m., we will walk together in the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Ave.; St. Louis, MO 63110). Let’s meet at the main entrance at 1:00 pm. With any questions please contact Becky Janski at 636-299-6068.
June 25-26: Catholics at the Pride
Representatives from our Parish will be participating in St. Louis Pride Festival (June 25-26). Along with other Catholic inclusive parishes and organizations (St. Clare and Francis, Catholic Action Network, and others) we will give witness to God’s unconditional love towards every person. At the same time we will spread the word about our awesome parish community and encourage all who seek a welcoming church to “give us a try”.
Please consider joining us either by volunteering at the booth (June 25 and 26) or/and walking in the Parade (June 26). We ask that all interested parishioners register by contacting Allen Irby at 314-608-4110 or
July 9 & 10: Summer Festival
Please join us for our annual Summer Festival on July 9th from 12 noon to 9pm and July 10th from 10:00 to 5:30pm. We plan to have all of your favorite traditional foods available, including gołąbki, kapusta, pierogi, and smoked sausage sandwiches. Well will have our beer garden outside with shaded seating, live music, and Polish Heritage items for purchase. Inside, we will have more seating, our cocktail bar, and more entertainment. Come and join us for a whole weekend of fun for the entire family!
If you would like to volunteer for any of the many preparation project, or volunteer to work during the festival please contact the Festival Committee Chair, Rockne Luke at 330-714-5035 or by email at email@example.com We look forward to seeing you there!
July 18: The Other Catholics, Meeting with the Author
Join us for a meeting with the author of the hottest ne book about the Independent Catholic movement "The Other Catholics." In this probing study (which also includes our story), Dr. Julie Byrne from Hofstra University in NYC, shares the remarkable history and current activity of independent Catholics, who number at least two hundred communities and a million members across the United States. Dr. Byrne will speak to us immediately after 9:00 a.m. Mass, and there will be a chance to purchase her new book.
July 23 & 24: Blessing of the Vehicles
The traditional feast day of Saint Christopher, the patron saint of travelers, is celebrated usually on July 25. In our Parish we will celebrate the Rite of Blessing of the Vehicles on the preceding weekend of July 23rd and 25th after each Mass on the parking lot directly behind the church. We encourage all parishioners, and all vehicles (cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc.) but especially those whose new car has not been blessed yet to attend this devotion. Light refreshments will be provided outside.
July 31 & August 7: Q&A Sessions
For two Sundays preceding our Annual Parishioners’ Meeting we will hold Q&A Sessions with the candidates running for the Board of Directors. These sessions will be held in the church at 10:00 a.m. on both Sundays. Come and get to know your future BoD members!
September 17: PHO Golf Tournament
The Polish Heritage Open will tee off on Saturday, September 17th at The Falls Golf Course in O’Fallon, Missouri. This “tradition like no other“ will feature the world famous vodka cart; the pickle hole, Taste of Poland tent, and a wonderful afternoon with family and friends. This year’s PHO committee is seeking volunteers for this special event which benefits the Polish Heritage Center. If you want to golf, or help at the 2016 PHO, please contact Jim Nowogrocki at jnowogorck@aol or 314-922-7657; Joe Galkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-518-8765, or Ed Poniewaz at