Name of Church Pope John Paul II Polish Center
Address 3999 Rose Drive, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone number 714-996-8161
Mass times Saturday vigil, 4 p.m. Sundays, 7 a.m. (Latin Tridentine), 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. (Polish). First Friday Mass and Adoration, 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Polish).
Confessions Before Masses and by appointment.
Names of priests/homilies Fr. Zbigniew Fraszczak, director. He is a Divine Word Missionary who previously served in the San Bernardino diocese.
School No, although there are Polish language classes, if you wish to learn Polish.
Music Congregation sings, sometimes a choir.
Special groups/activities Bingo games, Polish scouting, Knights of Columbus, Ladies Guild; Maximilian Kolbe Charities, Polish American Congress, Polish National Alliance. The Center is best known for its September Harvest Festival (Dozynki), which features Polish folk dance groups and singers, colorful costumes and ethnic cuisine (September 16 & 17 in 2017, watch here.
Fellow parishioners The Polish Center was established to serve the spiritual and social needs of the Polish community living in the diocese.
Cry room No.
Additional observations The Polish Center was established in 1983 to serve the Polish community of the Diocese of Orange. Its first director was Fr. Joseph Karp, who was appointed by the first Bishop of Orange, William Johnson. Special features of the center include a memorial plaque dedicated to Polish martyr, Father Jerzy Popieluszko. Pope St. John Paul II and Sister Faustina are prominently featured at the Center; relics and artwork of Polish saints are all throughout the Center.