History of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic School
128 years of Catholic Education in Northwest Indiana

Rev. Emmanuel WrobelBishop Aldering of the Diocese of Fort Wayne asks Rev. Emmanuel Wrobel to start a parish for the Polish speaking people of Michigan City.

Temporary quarters are set up in the Saint Mary’s rectory and services are held on the second floor of the grade school.


Church School Convent Building Father Wrobel is appointed pastor of the new parish, and a two-story school-church-convent is constructed.


Father Wrobel enlarges the single building and builds a rectory.


Rev. BolkaFather Wrobel’s successor, Father Bolka, builds the current gothic-style church.

Saint Stan's Church in 1926


Father Bolka builds a new convent for the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had charge of the school.


Current school building erected in 1940The original school is dismantled and replaced by the current school building.


Today we continue the St. Stanislaus legacy in an ethnically-diverse community. Our classrooms integrate faith, academics, technology, and social skills to provide a complete educational experience for each child, regardless of their ethnicity or religious affiliation.