78 Anniversary of Polish Victory Battle at Monte Cassino

May 18, 1944, marks a very special day for WWII history-the Polish 2 Corps broke the German defensive lines and opened the road for the Allies to liberate Rome from German occupation

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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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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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Easter Monday / Śmigus-Dyngus

Easter Monday in Poland is a holiday and is called Śmigus-Dyngus (shming-oos-ding-oos) or Lany Poniedziałek (wet Monday). Zofia Stryjeńska (1891-1976), "Śmigus Dyngus", print from the series: "Obrzędy polskie" (Polish Rituals), 1931, from the collection of The Polish Museum of America.

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Jan Zumbach 107 birthday commemoration

On this day, April 15, 1915, author of bestseller like "On wings of war-My life as a pilot adventurer", but above all Polish WWII pilot ace Jan Eugeniusz Ludwik Zumbach was born in Warsaw, Poland.

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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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