Keeping Faith http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430 Keeping Faith Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:18:58 EDT en-us St. Stanislaus Reopens For Palm Sunday Mass http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1593 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1593 Sun, 01 Apr 2012 15:08:00 EDT St. Stanislaus Kostka Church officially reopened on Sunday morning, Palm Sunday, with Mass at 8 a.m. ADAMS, Mass. — The congregation restrained itself until the church began to empty. Then a hoot and a cascade of applause filled... St. Stanislaus Church To Reopen http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1517 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1517 Sat, 18 Feb 2012 19:40:00 EST Vigilers gathered at the church to mark the end of the of their long watch. ADAMS, Mass. — Three long years of patience and prayer paid off on day 1,150 as St. Stanislaus Kostka Church was declared open as a mission chapel in... Diocese Says Vatican Upholds Closure of St. Stan's http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1396 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1396 Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:41:00 EST ADAMS, Mass. — The vigilers at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church have been handed a serious setback in their attempts to keep the historic Polish parish open. According to a release from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, the Apostolic Signatura at the Vatican has upheld the decision... Diocese, Vigilers Appeal Ruling on St. Stan's http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1107 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=1107 Fri, 24 Jun 2011 21:41:00 EDT ADAMS, Mass. — The doors at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church aren't opening any time soon. Vigilers there had hoped that a recent decision at the Vatican would force the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield to restore the church as a place of worship. The diocese, however, has appealed the... Diocese Releases Statement on St. Stan's Ruling http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=879 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=879 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:37:05 EST ADAMS, Mass. — The Diocese of Springfield is seeking clarification on Vatican decisions related to the closing of St. Stanislaus' Kostka Church in Adams and St. George's and St. Patrick's churches in Chicopee. In a statement released Wednesday, the diocese says, "In the case of these... First Western Hemisphere Divine Mercy Images Still at St. Stan's http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=876 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=876 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:36:45 EST Editor's Note: This letter about the Divine Mercy image is dated last month but resent to us today. We are posting it in full. The image of the Divine Mercy can be seen above parishioners at St. Stan's in this file photo.... St. Stan Vigilers Hope Prayers Answered http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=874 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=874 Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:41:00 EST Even as parishioners celebrate news that the church may reopen, a bulletin board reminds them that the vigil is not over. Laurie Haas reads the... St. Stan's Announces Church Is Saved http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=873 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=873 Tue, 15 Feb 2011 10:10:00 EST ADAMS, Mass. — The vigilers of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church have been rewarded for the waiting and praying they have done for more than two years to save their church. A decree from the Congregation of the Clergy in Rome has rejected the closing of the church. A statement from  Friends... Pontiff Rejects Boston Parish Appeals http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=787 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=787 Tue, 04 Jan 2011 15:50:00 EST Peter Borre advised St. Stan's parishioners on the Vatican appeals process. BOSTON — The pope has rejected the pleas of parishes in the Boston Archdiocese to remain open. According to several media... St. Stan's Vigil to Mark Two Years http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=767 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6430&bid=767 Thu, 23 Dec 2010 23:26:00 EST  ADAMS, Mass. — The altar at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church is once again covered with a bevy of cheery red poinsettias. It's been a tradition over the years to turn the front of the sanctuary into an overflowing garden at...