Dear Members and Friendsof the Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada,

We would like to inform you that OHI leadership had a tele-meeting on March 22, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

We will reach out to all of You by phone over the next couple of days to check if you need any help or medical information and to encourage you to stay connected with us during this challenging time.

Our events including the Annual General Meeting as well as the Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Katyń Massacre and the 10th Anniversary of the Smoleńsk Tragedy are postponed.

We posted information on COVID-19 on our website – so you can stay current on this subject using information from reliable sources.

Father Tomasz Krzesik, OMI, along with the Parish Council, have organized daily Internet transmission of the Holy Mass from the St Hyacinth church in Ottawa, Monday-Friday at 7 PM, Saturday at 5 PM and Sunday at 11 AM. 

You can join the broadcast using the link:  

These masses are held in the Polish language.

Please stay safe and healthy.

Yours sincerely,

Dr. Alexander M. Jablonski, P.Eng.


Krzysztof (Chris) Grabkowski, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.


Hanna Kępka, B.A.

General Secretary

Special Bulletin #1