Was everybodys favorite pontiff a Pole? All together, lets say yes in Polish: Tak! If you cant get to Pierogi Festival 08 in Krakowwhere 30,000 of those little dumplings were consumed daily last yearchow down at Yorba Lindas John Paul II Polish Centers fall Dozynki Festival (pronounced dough-ZHIN-key), the traditional harvest festival where pierogis (filled with quark cheese, potatoes and fried onions) compete with pancakes, cabbage rolls, crepes, sausage and all the goodies your Polish grandmother (babsha) made. Of course, shed want you to go to Mass firstin Latin, English or Polish (or all of them)then join the Dozynki procession to sing the folk songs. Your babsha loves you. Now, go get yourself a second helping of pierogi. Prosze bardzo! (Youre welcome, already!)
Sat., Sept. 20, noon; Sun., Sept. 21, 11 a.m., 2008
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