Fr. William Gulas St. Stanislaus Schedule of Services Parish Ministries Pastoral Staff

The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus has a long tradition of love for beauty. Visiting artists have acclaimed the acoustic properties of the church as among the best in the entire city. The church hosts a year-long concert series, which is presented in the same spirit of appreciation for beauty in the visual and musical arts.

The parish also hosts a number of other social events through the year, which are listed below.

Upcoming Events

St. Stanislaus Polish Festival Stay tuned for details!
October 3 - 5, 2014

Recent Past Events

Annual Alumni and Friends Mass and Picnic
The annual Alumni Association Mass and Picnic was held at Klima's Garden on East 71st Street in Cuyahoga Heights.

The SSHS class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion the same weekend.

Photos to be posted soon.
August 3, 2014

CityMusic Cleveland
Schubert Mass No. 6 in E-Flat Major
Conductor: Avner Dorman
  • Stacey Mastrian, Soprano
  • TBA, Alto
  • Joshua Blue, Tenor
  • Seth Nachimson, Tenor
  • Joseph Trumbo, Bass
  • Chorus: Quire Cleveland
    May 17, 2014

    Four Eagle Award Banquet and Silent Auction
    The Four Eagle event is celebrated in order to give recognition to individuals or groups who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the Saint Stanislaus community.

    It is also one of the major fundraisers for our parish. These funds are raised to support the continued advancement of the spiritual, educational, and cultural mission of this shrine parish. We have so much to be thankful for and know so many in need.

    The Four Eagle Award, named after the legendary four eagles that protected the body of the martyred Stanislaus, is bestowed upon individuals or organizations that have been especially helpful in furthering the mission of the Saint Stanislaus community. This wias our Twelfth Annual Four Eagle Award Celebration.

    Past recipients include Bishop Anthony M. Pilla; Ben S. Stefanski II; Mayor Jane Campbell; the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth; the Third District Cleveland Police; the Franciscan Friars; the neighborhood family-owned funeral homes; the DiGeronimo and Kurtz Families; Katherine Geis and her son, Fred Geis; and the St. Stanislaus Alumni Association.
    This year we honored Stanis³aw Kardyna³ Dziwisz.
    Read about the history of this banquet.
    May 15, 2014

    May Crowning
    This bilingual service included the reciting of a rosary, benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and a shower of rose petals!
    May 11, 2014

    Alumni Association Extended Dyngus Celebration and 4th Annual Chili Cook Off
    Dyngus celebrates the end of Lent and the joy of Easter. It is also a way to celebrate Polish-American traditions and heritage. This fun event was held in the Parish Social Center.
    April 26, 2014

    Master Singers, Inc. Chorale
    "Preserving the past and premiering the future of classical choral literature."
  • Stabat Mater by Jason Metheney, Fabio Fresi, Franz Schubert, Mariano Garau, Vlad Zoborovski,Joseph Rheinberger
  • Miserere by Ramiro Real

  • J.D. Goddard, Conductor
    Ken Zach, Accompanist
    Christopher Toth, Guest Organist
    April 13, 2014 (Palm Sunday)

    CityMusic Cleveland
  • UNG Khse Buon for cello solo
  • VISCONTI "Roots to Branches" World Premiere
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"

  • Conductor: James Feddeck
    Soloists: Shane Shanahan, Percussion; James Jaffe, Cello
    Narrator: Ali Alhaddad
    March 15, 2014

    Mardi Gras and Wine Tasting Party
    The Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus held a wine tasting evening to celebrate Mardi Gras at the St. Stanislaus Social Center, with proceeds benefitting the school! View photos of the event.
    March 1, 2014

    Notre Dame University Woman's Chorale
    January 31, 2014

    CityMusic Cleveland
    CityMusic Cleveland celebrated their Tenth Season with the performance of:
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. - Overture to Die Fledermaus (The Bat)
  • Hummel - Trumpet Concerto in E Major
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. - The Blue Danube
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. - Aria for Soprano “O habet Acht” from Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron)
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. - Aria for Soprano “Schwipslied” from Nacht in Venedig (Night in Venice)
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. - Tritsch Tratsch Polka
  • Lehar - Aria for soprano “Vilja Lied” from Lustige Witwe (Merry Widow)
  • Josef Strauss - Aus der Ferne Polka (From a Distance)
  • Lehar - Aria from soprano "Meine Lippen Sie Kussen So Heiss" from Giuditta
  • Johann Strauss, Sr. - Radetzky March

  • Conductor: Stefan Willich
    Soloists: Stacey Mastrian, Soprano; Jack Sutte, Trumpet
    December 7, 2013

    Lutheran ChoralFest
    Sunday, December 1, 2013

    Thanksgiving Day Mass
    November 28, 2013

    Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe - The Annual Parish Eucharistic Day
    Please join our parish community for the annual Eucharistic Day. Following the 11:30 AM Mass there will be exposition, an afternoon for private adoration and a closing Vesper Service with solemn procession and Benediction at 4:30 PM.
    November 24, 2013

    Father Gulas Scholarship - Reverse Raffle
    This annual event in the St. Stanislaus Social Center raises funds to provide tuition assistance for parishioners who are interested in attending St. Stanislaus Elementary School.
    November 9, 2013

    CityMusic Cleveland
    CityMusic Cleveland celebrated their Tenth Season with the performance of
  • Mozart Violin Concerto #5 with soloist Rachel Barton-Pine and conductor, newly appointed Director, Abner Dorman
  • Schubert Symphony #3
  • Vivaldi Concerto for clarinets, oboes and strings
  • Dorman’s ‘Concerto Grosso’

  • October 26, 2013

    October 25th, 2003 marked this duo's first public appearance as Mignarda at the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus, performing music for voice and lute. After ten years of performing, Mignarda has produced nine recordings, published a dozen music editions and countless articles and reviews, and initiated what has become a very popular weekly blog with a loyal international following.

    We welcomed back Mignarda for their Tenth Anniversary Celebration for "Doulce Memoire, a concert of Early French Music."
    October 25, 2013

    Mary’s Visit to Our Shrine Church
    The peregrination of the “icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Defense of Life” made a stop on its journey around the world here at the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus. This icon, written last Summer in Czestochowa, has travelled over 40,000 miles on its journey around the world.

    The icon is making a world-wide tour in an attempt to inspire the faithful of both the Catholic and Orthodox faiths to pray for and support the right to life, from conception to natural death, and everything in between!

    The icon began this important campaign in 2012 when it was written in Czestochowa, Poland, then blessed by touching the original icon, and then sent on its journey beginning in Vladivostok, Russia, near the Pacific Ocean. This event has received the support of both 'lungs' of Christendom, both Catholic and Orthodox, and has received the approval of the hierarchies of both.

    The icon's only stop in the Cleveland area was ot our Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus. It is truly respectful of our parish community as well as the entire northern Ohio Polish community that we were honored by a stop here on its journey.
    October 22, 2013

    Annual Polish Festival
    Our annual festival with Polish foods, polka bands and dance groups. Print and share the Festival Poster.
    October 4 - 6, 2013

    Parish Picnic
    August 11, 2013

    Annual Alumni Association Mass and Picnic
    Friends joined together at the annual Alumni Association at Klima's Garden on East 71st Street in Cuyahoga Heights. View photos of the event.
    July 28, 2013

    Corpus Christi Mass and Procession
    June 2, 2013

    Memorial Day Mass
    May 27, 2013

    First Communion
    May 19, 2013

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