"In the Polish tradition, carols (koledy and pastoralki) are sung throughout
January until Feb. 2." This tradition is based on the fact that Christmastide
in the Latin Church extends until Candlemas Day (Purification of the BVM), 2nd
From: Andrzej w Buffalo <andywbuffalo@...
Sent: Fri, 31 December, 2010 3:54:27 AM
Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Oplatek - Koleda in Buffalo on January 16
Please join us for an Oplatek - Koleda gathering on Sunday, January 16 beginning
with the Noon Mass at St. Stanislaus Church in Buffalo. After Mass, we'll meet
across the street at the Social Center to share oplatek, sing koledy, eat home
cooked food and enjoy each other's company.
In the Polish tradition, carols (koledy and pastoralki) are sung throughout
January until Feb. 2. Our local Polish Christmas custom expert Fr. Czeslaw Krysa
will lead us in song and explain, in English, the meaning of specific koledy for
those less familiar with them. Bring your koledy books and any instruments you
Dinner admission: $20 regular/$10 students.
Proceeds will benefit our WWII Survivor Interview Project, aimed at recording
the stories of Polish WWII survivors who settled in the Buffalo area after the
Finally, please be so kind and let us know whether you are coming ahead of time
to help us plan and let any friends of family in the Buffalo area know.
Thank You !
Polish Legacy Project-WWII
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