Conservation Workshop – Join Us!

Thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland, it’s our privilege to host a world-renowned team of experts here at The Polish Mission. Dr. Marek Kolyszko, Dariusz Subocz, and Adam Korcz are here all the way from Poland’s Torun and Grebocin, and they’re experts in the fields of archaeology […]

Full House for Constitution Day at The Polish Mission!

The Polish Mission Hosts Constitution Day Celebration with Polish-American Congress Colleagues In our modern world, with all of its fast-paced dynamism, if people create something that has lasted 225 years, it’s a considerable accomplishment.  This year, as many know marks the 225th anniversary of the Polish Constitution of 1791, originally ratified on May 3rd.  For […]

OLS Plans Piano Dedication Concert Honoring Donor

Media Contact:  Josh James, Director, St. Mary’s Prep Band, (248-683-0414); JJ Przewozniak, Curator of Collections, The Polish Mission (248-738-6720) Email:; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —  Grand Piano Dedication Concert to Feature Notable Performers as Part of 225th Anniversary of Polish Constitution Day at OLS Campus    ORCHARD LAKE, Mich. (4-26-2016) – On Sunday, May […]

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 […]

Orchard Lake Ambassadors Lead the Way

Mark Levandoski and Walter Bala take great strides to preserve Polish Mission Art The Orchard Lake Schools Ambassadors are the cream of the crop.  Ever since 1974, ambassadors are those who are recognized for some of the most generous financial contributions to the Orchard Lake Schools endowment, ensuring that all entities on campus have a […]

Papal Photographer Arturo Mari Visits The Polish Mission

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, we were most honored to host Mr. Arturo Mari, papal photographer, at our Orchard Lake campus for the afternoon.  He toured southeastern Michigan over the weekend speaking at a few parishes and sharing his testimony and experiences as a papal photographer, and personal photographer of St. John Paul II. Click […]

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 […]

76th Annual Global Language Oratorical sees two Polish Language Students take prize

Native English speakers broaden their cultural horizons and strengthen language skills The Polish Mission-sponsored Polish language classes entered three students into a longstanding tradition at St. Mary’s Preparatory in Orchard Lake, Mich. On March 15, the entire student body gathered in the Our Lady of Orchard Lake Shrine Chapel to listen to their classmates present […]

Thank you for helping us remember St. John Paul II, the “Polish Pope”

“Fill Orchard Lake to capacity; sustain Orchard Lake; we need Orchard Lake” (during a private audience at the Vatican, October 26, 1978). Cardinal Karol Wojtya wanted the mission of the Orchard Lake Schools preserved throughout time, stating so when he visited the campus in 1969, and again reiterated this thought, after being elected Pope, at […]

An evening of art…

…is a wonderful thing!  Thanks to all who came out to visit us and experience Leon Wyczolkowski and the Art of His Epoch!  The below article appears in the current issue of Tygodnik Polski. Leon Wyczolkowski defined a nation through his paintbrush.  His name may be familiar to some, especially those acquainted with fine art.  […]