Sign up for the Dziennik Polski webinar today!

We would like to invite all the Friends of the Polish Mission to join us for a FREE webinar on Wednesday, April 6th, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST.  Recorded at our Orchard Lake campus in Michigan, this is a great opportunity for those who do not live locally to get some advice on […]

1,050 Years of Christianity in Poland

2016 marks an important year for Poles, as we commemorate 1,050 years of Christianity.  It was in 966 the Duke Mieszko was baptized, ushering in a millennium of Christ-centered rule.  Join the Orchard Lake Schools as we commemorate this long legacy of faith, liberty, and knowledge, on June 22, 2016. A schedule and event details […]

1939 Commemoration: The 75th Anniversary of WWII

Greetings!  You’ve reached the home for all information on the Polish Mission’s annual commemoration of the outbreak of the Second World War in Poland, offered this year in continued cooperation with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum of Abilene, Kansas.  In honor of the 75th anniversary it’s our honor to donate fifty percent of the […]

Traces of Memory at Holocaust Memorial Center

Through gracious partnership with Żydowskie Muzeum Galicja, the exhibit Traces of Memory will show at the Holocaust Memorial Center until November 26, 2014. Traces of Memory pieces together a picture of the relics of Jewish life and culture in Polish Galicia that can still be seen today, interpreting these traces in a manner which is […]

D-Day at the Eisenhower Presidential Museum

We’re back from Kansas!  The Polish Mission team was as proud as ever to have taken part in the D-Day+70 commemoration at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas.  Our Polish Mission delegation included Polish Mission Chairman Dr. Stan Majewski, Vice Consul of the Republic of Poland in Chicago Konrad Zielinski, and Teresa […]

Central Archives of Polonia – Pardon our dust!

Originally posted 2-4-2014:  The Central Archives of Polonia are the most rich and diverse collection of archival materials available for those who want to learn more about Polish and Polish-American history.  Started at the very beginning of the Orchard Lake Schools in 1885, we’ve accumulated countless documents that have been organized meticulously in several rooms […]

Thanks to Pawel Pietrzyk and the National Archives of Poland

Mr. Pawel Pietrzyk is the Senior Archivist at the National Archives of Poland in Lodz, and he visited Orchard Lake for an extended stay to evaluate our archives and lead development of new processes that will allow us to better serve our researchers.  During his time here Pawel worked with Fr. Flis to repair and […]

From the Polish National Archives…

Dr. Barbara Berska!. View photo gallery. It’s with great pride that the Polish Mission once again reports to the Orchard Lake community with more great news! Coming fast on the heels of the visit by Mr. Jacek Miler, Dr. Barbara Berska arrived on campus on April 18. Dr. Berska is the creator of the Dispersed Poland […]