Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Memorial services


TOLEDO POLISH COMMUNITIES HOLD MEMORIAL MASS FOR POLISH PRESIDENT KACZYNSKI AND VICTIMS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PLANE CRASH

To show solidarity with our Polish brothers and sisters in their time of mourning for the victims of the terrible plane crash of Saturday, April 10 that killed 96 people, including their President, Lech Kaczynski, the Toledo’s Polish community will gather for a memorial Mass at St. Adalbert's Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 14th, at 6:30 PM.  This mass will be a candlelit memorial for the victims of the crash and we urge all people to attend this mass. If you are not able to attend the whole ceremony, please come to sign the Condolence Book, which will be sent to Warsaw to join other condolence books coming from all around the world.

Poland’s mourning color is black. You can show your support by wearing black or the national colors of Poland of red and white. Those who have Polish flags, please bring them along. We will have some candles available, but feel free to bring your own candles as well.

Please, forward this message to all your friends and family members – help us spread the word and make this event a true commemoration of Poland’s great people, who died on their way to attend a memorial service of nearly twenty-two thousand Polish people killed in Katyn during the Second World War.

Following is schedule for the Memorial Service:

6:00    Signing of the Condolence Book starts
6:25    Laying of the wreath
6:30    Novena to Our Lady of Czestochowa followed by Mass
7:30    Reading of the names of the crash victims
            Candlelit Vigil


Lidia (Bosek) Ebersole
lidiabosek@hotmail.com

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