Schedule for WWII Commemoration

It All Began in Poland World War II Commemoration The Polish Mission of the Orchard Lake Schools, SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary & Michigan Polonia, LLC Throughout the weekend there will be ongoing activities including: Batilion Burza a living history re-enactment group of Polish & American military men and women, Assembling a Time Capsule – […]

The Polish Mission Visits Poland

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“Chlopcy z Polski” and the Knights of Dąbrowski

We are updating the history of the young men who came to Orchard Lake Schools after World War II. They were Catholic children in exile and sent to the Soviet “gulag”, some with their mothers and siblings, many becoming orphans by the end of the war. The boys were originally known as “Chlopcy z Polski” […]

Oral Histories: Polish Girls of Santa Rosa, Mexico and Detroit, Michigan

(Photo: Archives of the Felician Sisters, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Province, Livonia, Michigan) Currently, The Polish Mission is completing plans to honor the Catholic Poles who came to Michigan after WWII. We  received a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council to document the campus museums. The grant also allows us to record the […]

Greetings from Poland

We’ve arrived safe in Warsaw Thursday at 3:15 P.M.  We started the day at 5:45 P.M. with the meeting with Poland’s First Lady in the Royal Baths Park (Lazienki Krolewskie) in Warsaw.  The goal of the meeting was to introduce Orchard Lake and Polish Mission and to extend an invite to our campus.  We also […]


(Orchard Lake)….. The Polish Mission at Orchard Lake Schools announces it is the recipient of $15,000 to support two fall programs:  The Polish Mission Commemorates 1 September 1939 and Celebrates SS Cyril & Methodius 1909-2009. The Michigan Humanities Council awards National Endowment for the Humanities grants to Michigan non-profit organizations.  The funds will be used […]

Letter from Consulate

This is a letter from Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York.

Letter from Central Archives

The letter above was sent from the National Central Archives.

Letter from Warsaw Rising Museum

The letter above was sent to Polish Mission from the Director of Warsaw Rising Museum.

Cardinal Dziwisz