St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Anderson Texas held their 53rd annual homecoming bazaar where Polish Texans from all over came to celebrate their roots. This years bazaar was dedicated in honor of retired pastor, Father Louis Sikorski, who served more than 28 years, and to the loving memory of Maxine Lee, parish secretary, who served for more than 30 years. Father Sikorski co-celebrated Mass with current pastor Father Raul Marterior.
The weather was good and a large crowd came to enjoy the day. Delicious barbeque brisket and sausage with all the fixings, home made deserts and ice tea was served starting at 11am. The food line was long but well worth the wait.
There were lots of booths for the adults as well as games and activities for the kids. The ‘Babusha’s Porch’ booth, always a favorite, had plenty of homemade food, crafts and decorative items. Tommy Scymczak and his auction crew sold lots of great items and there were some really nice raffle prizes.
For the twentieth consecutive year, Brian Marshall and Texas Paradise Band entertained the crowd with lots of good foot stomping Polish music. As usual, the dancers in the crowd had a good time and really worked up a sweat. One of the musical highlights of the day was Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz playing his Concertina accordion.
Enjoy the slide show below.