From earliest church history the faithful have joined in close associations concerned with divergent affairs of life. Parish Societies and Organizations were an integral part of the life blood of St. Joseph's. The photos were scanned from the Diamond Jubilee (1967) Anniversary Yearbook except where noted.

     
Founded by Father Szulborski on February 1, 1894, the Blessed Sacrament Society bears the unique position of being the number one Society of the church.
Blessed Sacrament Society.
The Holy Name Society of St. Joseph's was founded in 1928 under the spiritual direction of Father Francis Czernecki.
Holy Name Society Parish Committee.
St. Helena's Society.
St. Lucia's Choir.
St. Lucia's choir enjoyed its greatest popularity sponsoring a Mardi Gras Bal Masque on Saturday preceding Shrove Tuesday.
St. Ritas Society.
St. Joseph's Church Chapel Annex Society.
Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.
Polish National Alliance Council.
Polish National Alliance Group.
Altar Boys.
Ushers.
Grammar and High School P.T.A. past presidents.
Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality 1967.
Union of Polish Women of America.
Kosciuszko Savings and Loan Association, first officers.
Kosciuszko Savings and Loan Association 1967 officers.
Girl Scout Brownie, Junior and Cadet Troops.
Boy Scout Troop and Cub Pack.
Polish American Citizens' Club's Americanization Classes started in 1927 helped over 3,500 persons attain U.S. citizen status. The club had over 3000 books in its library. Zygmunt Dziemianowicz served as its librarian for 52 years.
Polish American Women's Citizen Club .
Polish Army Veterans Post 121 organized in 1931 was made up of men who served in Poland's Armed Forces.
Polish American Congress. The local group was part of the national body founded in 1944 in Buffalo, N.Y. It helped cultivate and preserve Polish culture and language amongst the young.
Parish Council 2001.
St. Lucia Choir 1942.
Altar boys 1942.
Children of Mary Society 1942.
Officers and observers of the Aircraft Warning Service U.S. Army - Officers of Laskowski - Wojtkowiak Post #74 American Legion 1942. The observers manned positions atop the Walt Whitman hotel.
Red Cross Junior Auxillary 1942.
Polish Relief Committee 1942.
Committee of United Societies 1942.
Parish Men in the professions 1942. (Adwokat = Lawyer, Dentysta = Dentist).
Dr. Wroblewski was our family doctor. He removed my tonsils in his office. Dr. Meksa was our dentist.
Parish Historians. Because of their dedication this web page would not have been possible.

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