St. Stanislaus marks anniversary
Rochester’s St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish marked its 125th anniversary with a special Mass celebrated by Bishop Salvatore R. Matano Nov. 1. During the Mass the Polyphonic and Polish choirs performed and children from the Polish School Program took part in the procession and presented the gifts to Bishop Matano. The Mass was followed by a reception.
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Fourteen-year-old Maria Wojciechowski wears traditional Polish garb during the Mass.
Bishop Matano incenses the altar at the start of Mass.
Members of the Polyphonic Choir (left) perform in the choir loft during the Mass.
Bishop Matano accepts the gifts from 8-year-old John Makula (center) and 7-year-old Joseph Makula (right) during the Mass.
Parishioners pray during the liturgy.
Bishop Matano (left) and Father Roman Caly kneel at the shrine to Our Lady of Czestochowa and Saint John Paul II.
Eleven-year-old Stanislau Wojciechowski holds a banner with an image of St. Stanislaus as he leads the closing procession.
Members of the Polish Choir sing during the anniversary Mass.
Frank Krajcirovic (right) processes out of Mass along with other members of American Legion Post 1328.
Bishop Matano blesses parishioners as he processes out of Mass.
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