St. Stanislaus Parish, Adams

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St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish
St. Stanislaus Parish
Coordinates: 42°37′29.8″N 73°06′53″W / 42.624944°N 73.11472°W / 42.624944; -73.11472
Location 25 Hoosac Street
Adams, Massachusetts
Country United States
Denomination Roman Catholic
Founded 1902 (1902)
April 1, 2012 (2012-04-01)
Founder(s) Polish immigrants
Dedication St. Stanislaus
Consecrated 1902
Status Church
Functional status Active (as of April 1, 2012)
Closed January 1, 2009 (2009-01-01)
Parish Pope John Paul the Great Parish
Diocese Springfield in Massachusetts
Province Boston
Division Region 1
Archbishop Seán Patrick O'Malley, OFM Cap
Bishop(s) Timothy A. McDonnell
Pastor(s) Rev. Daniel J. Boyle
Deacon(s) Rev. Mr. Gregory LaFreniere

St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish is a parish designated for Polish immigrants in Adams, Massachusetts, United States.[1]

Founded in December 1902, it is one of the Polish-American Roman Catholic parishes in New England in the Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts. On January 1, 2009 was closed by decision of the Bishop Timothy A. McDonnell of the Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts. After 1,150 days of parishioners sitting in vigil, it was announced on February 18, 2012 that St. Stan's would reopen on Palm Sunday (April 1) 2012. The church will have one Sunday Mass, all Holy Days of Obligation, weddings, funerals, and baptisms upon request. St Stan's now serves as a mission of the Blessed John Paul Church in Adams.[2]


  • St. Stanislaus Kostka School, Adams, MA (Grades: PK - 8)[3]



  • The 150th Anniversary of Polish-American Pastoral Ministry. Webster, Massachusetts: St. Joseph Basilica. September 11, 2005. 
  • Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish - Centennial 1893-1993. Our Lady of Czestochowa, Boston. 1993. 

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