Hańba! comes to The Polish Mission for their “U.S. Tour 1936”

We are very excited to meet this unique Polish punk-rock band this month as they join us for an American tour!  These musicians do not apologize for their point of view, and thanks to the help of Polish Mission director Marcin Chumiecki, there are three different shows you can attend in Metro Detroit to experience […]

Join us for the Annual Polish Constitution Day Celebration!

Welcome to the homepage for the 2016 Polish Constitution Day Celebration at The Polish Mission!  This is where you will be able to find the most up-to-date information for all the event details. “Join us for our annual Polish Constitution Day Celebration at the Orchard Lake Schools campus on May 1, 2016! Starting with Polish […]

Next Installment of Polish Mission Webinar Series!

To all the Friends of the Polish Mission, we want to extend an invitation to join us for some of the webinars in the upcoming series!  We have sessions planned for May 4, May 11, May 18 and May 25.  Each webinar costs $15 to attend, and participants will receive access to the recording for […]

What would you do with the “spoils of war?”

Our Polish Mission team has had the pleasure of being introduced to Mr. Bob Wittmann several months ago, and secured him to give a presentation at the Gloria Artis Award Dinner on October 29, 2015 in Orchard Lake, Mich. As a father of a grad from St. Mary’s Preparatory, Mr. Wittmann approached us to ask […]

The Polish Mission needs YOU

Do you love your Polish heritage?  Do you enjoy art and culture?  Do you find it exciting to learn about your family tree? Are you a World War II history buff? Most importantly: do you love eating pierogi? (Okay, maybe that question is not so serious…) If you said yes to any of these questions, […]

Welcome! Let’s do this.

Hello Internet world!  Greetings from Poland.  Thanks for joining me here on this day-by-day blog of my training program at the Auschwitz-Birkemau State Museum.  For those of you who don’t know who I am, let’s fix that: I’m JJ Przewozniak, and at my job at The Polish Mission of the Orchard Lake Schools, I keep […]

Breakfast With Santa is on December 15

Ho Ho Ho!  Come one, come all to have Breakfast with SANTA at one of Orchard Lake’s Christmas traditions.  Good boys and girls of all ages are welcome to join us after the 11:00 am mass to meet Santa at the campus dining hall.  Adults are $11 and kids under 12 are only $6.  For […]

A Weekend to Remember

If you ever wanted to pick a time to see the Orchard Lake Schools team in action, mark your calendars for the first weekend in May.  As the Orchard Lake campus hosted rowing teams from across the country (17 to be exact) for the annual OLSM regatta, SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary held graduation ceremonies […]

We’re Back to Las Vegas

The Polish Mission can’t stay away from the desert for too long!  Ceil Jensen and Dr. Hal Learman are in sunny Las Vegas right now preparing for the National Genealogical Society’s (NGS) family history conference, which will be open to the public beginning tomorrow May 8 , through May 11.  NGS is more than a century old!  It was […]