We will have Oplatki Sunday after the Sunday Morning Mass at the Basilica of Saint Stanislaus Kostka
On October 2, 2016, the Polish Museum will celebrate its own Smaczne Jablka (Happy Apple Festival). More details are sure to come.
On August 15, 2016 the Harvest Festival will be celebrated in conjunction with the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Dyngus Day is an old Polish Easter Monday custom. Also, Polish Museum volunteers will be rewarded for their service over the last year. Festivities will begin at 5 pm on Monday, March 28, 2016. The following article was contributed to … Continue reading
The May Crowning will be celebrated on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Further information will be announced on this page as it is provided.
One of the loveliest old traditions of the Polish people that still continues today in many Winona homes, is that of the Oplatki. Oplatek was, and is still, a thin unleavened wafer similar to altar bread. It is known as … Continue reading
On May 3, 1791 Poland became the second nation in history to adopt a written constitution. Although the Polish nation has suffered much afterward, Polish Constitution Day lives forever in Polish hearts. Winona’s Kashubian Poles first celebrated this event in … Continue reading
Since 2013, the Polish Museum’s Collections Project Manager Mara Streberger has been conducting a detailed wall-to-wall inventory of the Polish Museum’s holdings. The inventory is funded by Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. … Continue reading
The Saint John’s Bible comes to the Polish Museum Are you interested in Sacred Scripture? Do you love art? Impressed with human accomplishments? Want to enliven your Bible Study group or get a head start on your Religious Education classes? … Continue reading