Friday, October 29, 2010

The Polish Catholic Churches of Wyandotte, St Stanislaus Kostka

St. Stanislaus Kostka, Wyandotte

Address: 266 Antoine St., Wyandotte, MI 48192
Phone: (734) 285-9509
Parish Email:
Current Parish Status: Active
School in Operation: Yes, elementary and middle school
First Year Parish Founded: 1914
Year Church was Built: 1959
First Pastor: Rev. Fr. Alexander Konus
Pastor in 1985: Rev. Fr. Thadeusz Winnicki
Current Pastor (2010): Rev. Walter J Ptak
Mass Schedule in 1985: Saturday 5:00pm (English);Sunday 8:00am (Polish), 10:00am (English), 12:00pm (English)
Current Mass Schedule (2010): Saturday 4:00pm; Sunday 9:00am, 11:00am; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am
No. of Families in Parish in 1985: 567
Percentage of Polish Descent in 1985: 70%
Considered as a Polish Ethnic Parish: Yes
Polish Religious Traditions Preserved: Yes

In 1985 the elementary school had 210 students and was run by the Sisters of St. Francis.

The patron saint of the parish is considered to be the patron saint and guardian of Polish youth.

The parish is one of three serving the Wyandotte area.

The Polish neighborhood also boasts several lay and cultural organizations.

For more information about this school, visit their web site.

Some information from "The Polish Roman Catholic Churches of Metropolitan Detroit" by PERC. c. 1985. Used with permission from Michael Krolewski, editor.