Pope John Paul II

May marks a number of momentous events for Pope John Paul II, a remarkable man of courage who bore witness before the church and the world to God's Goodness and Mercy.

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International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world today, on May 12 which is the birth date of Florence Nightingale.

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231 Anniversary of the Constitution of May 3, 1791

Today we stand in awe and acclaim at Europe's first written democratic constitution-the Polish Constitution ratified May 3, 1791 (written in 1788).

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Polish National Flag Day and World Day of Polonia

On this day the Polish diaspora around the world celebrates its holiday-the International Day of Polonia.

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World sculpture Day (last Saturday in April)

History books tell us the word sculpture #InternationalSculptureDay comes from Latin sculpere which means to carve.

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St. Adalbert

Today we honor St. Adalbert of Prague-who was martyred on April 23, 997AD by pagans in the Baltic coastal territories north of Poland.

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World Book Day

On #WorldBookDay, UNESCO reminds us of the power books have as symbols of hope and social change.

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107th Library anniversary

On this day, April 18th, the PMA Library observes its 107th anniversary. The Library was founded in 1915 by the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.

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The PMA mourns the loss of Life Member Helena Sromek

Helena Sromek, age 78, of Chicago, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer.

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Meet the Author – Regina Wasiak-Taylor

The Polish Museum of America Library hosted a “Meet the Author” Polish-language event with author Regina Wasiak-Taylor.

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