Parish Social Events

img_9416.jpgSt. Bridget Coffee Hour:
Periodially Sunday Mass will be followed by a coffee social hour. Coffee, juice, donuts and other wonderful treats are served for all to enjoy!

Variety Show:
Each Spring our choirs put on a Variety Show highlighting our local talent. It is an afternoon of fun and entertainment that has become a must see event. Proceeds go to a chosen charity.

Order of St. Bridget:
On the first weekend of February we celebrate and honor the dedication of a few of our parishioners. Parishioners are chosen to receive this honor in thanks for all they do for our parish community and in the service of others. The unsuspecting parishioners are announced at Mass. Following Mass there is a coffee hour for everyone to enjoy.

Swieconka at St. Stanislaus Kostka: 

This Polish tradition occurs on Holy Saturday. At this event there is a blessing of the food. Food items are brought to Mass to receive a blessing.

sdc10789.jpgSenior Lunches:
Periodically during the year St. Bridget Church holds a Senior Lunch. The meal is free to our seniors. It is an afternoon of good food and great company!

Polish Dinner:
This dinner is a long awaited event for our local population. The talented cooks of St. Stanislaus Kostka never disappoint. Due to popular demand there are two seatings. Tickets sell out quickly so be sure to be watching for our next dinner. The dinner usually takes place in October.

Parishes Picnic:

A wonderful evening of good food, wonderful music , and great fellowship. The picnic takes place at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church during the Summer months.

Annual Kostka Walk:
This even usually takes place in October. Families of St. Bridget and St. Stanislaus Kostka Churches raise money and food donations through this walk for our local food shelf.

St. Bridget Holiday Bazaar:
At this bazaar vendors of all kinds come and sell their wares. Enjoy a wonderful lunch with many homemade soups and sandwiches while you shop.

scan0004.jpgSt. Stanislaus Kostka Holiday Greens Sale:
Wreaths, swags, bows and decorations of all kinds are available for your Christmas decorating. St. Stanislaus parishioners have been hard at work creating these works of art. Come by and look at the wonderful selection available to you.

Christmas Choir Production:
Each Christmas our Choirs put on a wonderful production keeping with the Spirit of the Advent season. The concert is followed by refreshments and fellowship in the St. Bridget Parish Hall.

Oplatek (Christmas Wafer):
This is an important Polish Christmas tradition. In this tradition family members and friends break off a small piece of the oplatek wafer and give it to one another along with a blessing. On the last Saturday before Christmas the oplatek is shared at Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Oplatek is distributed to families for their own distribution at the first weekend of advent.

St. Bridget Christmas Basket Raffle:
Buy some chances to win one of our beautiful Christmas baskets. Baskets are themed and are the perfect gift for anyone on your shopping list.

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