Celebrating World Day of Migrants and Refugees

 - St. Mathew Church - Surrey BC 

 

 

 

 

On January 15th the Roman Catholic Community in Vancouver area celebrated the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

 

This traditional event took place this year in Surrey, in St. Mathew Church. Polish Community was represented by ever contibuting ladies from Polish Women Federation #4 and the choir 'Polish Tunes'. Amongst invited guests was I. Swiatczak, President of Canadian Polish Congress BC Branch. 

 

 

Please enjoy a picture story from this beautiful event. 

Pics J. Dobrowolska, I. Swiatczak

Greeters

Greeters

the one representing Poland is the grandaugher of Janina Freeman

Janina Freymam , Polish Women Federation, Canadian Polish Congress, A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President Canadian Polish Congress BC, A. Rudzki, Polish Cobmatants Association, Canadian Polish Congress BC

We all came here to live - if not the first then the second generation ...

Refugee family from Syria sponsored by the church in Surrey

We all came here to live - if not the first then the second generation ...

Janina Freymam , Polish Women Federation, Canadian Polish Congress, A. Dobrowolski, Vice-President Canadian Polish Congress BC, A. Rudzki, Polish Cobmatants Association, Canadian Polish Congress BC

Representing Polish Community

Representing Polish Community

Multicultural Canada

Multicultural Canada

I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC

I. Swiatczak, President CPC BC