Polonia History

Uncommon Valor in a Skirt

In Polish  IPN   To volunteer to serve a cause greater than ourselves propels the most noble of humans.   The formidable Agnieszka Wisła aka Wizła (1887–1980), a naturalized American of Polish birth, ranks among the best of them. A community… Read More ›

The War for St. Adalbert’s

Society of St. Adalbert (Tow. Sw. Wojciecha) July 17, 2019 (Chicago, IL)       Cardinal Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago officially deconsecrated St. Adalbert Church by decree, a decision that was announced during services on Sunday, June 23, 2019. The last… Read More ›

Helena Modrzejewska

  Before Hollywood… a story about Polish actress in the U.S.A.       A visitor to the Polish Retirement Home Szarotka in Los Angeles is immediately touched by the feeling of history and patriotism. The main room is filled… Read More ›