Evening Under The Stars With Dance Group WawelOn Saturday night, February 8, 2014, the members of Houston based Wawel Dance Group held a big party and fundraiser on the grounds of Our Lady Of Czestochowa Catholic Church to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the group. The Wawel Polish Folk Dancers are a non-profit performing group dedicated to promoting Polish culture through song and dance. The group consists of high school, college, graduate students and adults.
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2nd Church of St. Stanislaus In Chappell Hill TexasThis is the second St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Chappell Hill. It was built in 1901, after their first church was destroyed by the 1900 Hurricane. My parents were married at St Stanislaus, I was baptized there as well as six of my seven siblings. This photograph is part of the Felchak family pictures and it is a post card. St. Stanislaus will celebrate their 125th Anniversary in November of this year. Fr. Jozef Musioł has asked me to write the history of the parish.
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Koledy Polskie Polish Christmas Carolers In Chappell Hill TexasAn energetic group of kolednicy or Polish Christmas carolers gathered to sing old time carols at 12:30 PM on December 28, 2013. They started the celebration by singing on the steps of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, a historic Washington County parish that was founded in 1889 by early Polish immigrants to Texas. The weather started off partly cloudy and cool but overall it turned out to be a beautiful and comfortable day for the 6th annual Kolędy Polskie in Chappell Hill. St. Stanislaus’ pastor, Father Jozef Musiol, a native Polish speaker with a great singing voice, helped Mike Addicks, Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, Mike Kurtin and Brian Marshall lead the group of about 80 singers of all ages, including a large delegation from Our Lady Of Czestochowa parish in Houston.
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2012 Koledy Polskie In Chappell HillFriends and family (Przyjaciólmi i rodzina):

On behalf of the “Kolędy Polskie” organizers, we want to invite you, your family and friends to join “Kolędy Polskie” on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in Chappell Hill, Texas at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. This will be our sixth annual “Kolędy Polskie” and we hope that you will invite your loved ones to join in this beautiful Polish tradition. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend and help celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ embracing our Polish culture.
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Polish Koledy Polish Christmas Carolers In Bremond TexasOn December 7, 2013, a group of kolednicy or Polish Christmas carolers gathered at the Texas Slav and German Warhouse in Bremond, Texas, a town known as the Polish Capital of Texas. Outside, the weather certainly provided a Christmas atmosphere, it was cloudy, windy and cold with a flake or two of frozen precipitation falling every now and then. Brian Marshall and Mike Kurtin lead the enthusiastic group of about 25 kolędy singers of all ages and music was provided by a talented group of musicians that included Brian Marshall, Jakub Marshall, Frank Motley, CJ Jozwiak and Ronnie Dutka.
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5th Annual Polish Heritage Dozynki Thanksgiving Mass In Chappell Hill TexasSt. Stanislaus Catholic church in Chappell Hill, Texas held their 5th annual Dożynki Mass and Celebration at the historic church on Sunday, November 24, 2013. The dożynki or harvest festival is a joyful celebration which dates back to the middle ages in Poland. The celebration honors our Polish Heritage by giving thanks for our many blessing during the week of Thanksgiving.
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2013 Polish American Council of Texas Meeting In BremondThe Polish American Council of Texas (PACT) met for their annual Members and Directors meeting and conference in Bremond, Texas at the Texas Slav & German Warehouse on November 23, 2013. Members from Austin, Bryan, Bay City, Bandera, San Antonio, Panna Maria, La Vernia, Gillette and Bremond attended to share news and ideas, learn more about Polish-interest organizations and events across Texas and be inspired to strengthen Polish culture in Texas.
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2013 Polish Heritage Festival At St. Mary In Brenham, TexasOn Sunday, October 27, 2013, St. Mary’s Catholic Church hosted their 23rd annual Polish Heritage Festival at the Parish Activity Center on the church grounds in Brenham, Texas. A delicious Polish meal was served to the waiting crowd beginning at 11 am. The meal included baked ham, kielbasa, rosół z kury, czarnina, kiszona kapusta, potatoes and green beans along with delicious desserts and ice tea, soft drinks and cold piwo to drink.
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