Category Archives: Kolędy translations

Moja Miłość do Kolęd — My love of Polish Carols

One of my earliest childhood memories of Christmas is going to midnight Mass (after our traditional Christmas Eve dinner–Wigilia) and hearing the choir at my grandparent’s decidedly Polish Catholic Church in rural Thorp, Wisconsin  (St. Hedwig’s) singing Polish Christmas Carols–kolędy. I … Continue reading

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Kolędy in Translation: Cicha Noc

OK. As i mentioned, I’m starting a new series of posts here. What I’m interested in is the more-or-less literal translation of various Polish Christmas Carols (Kolędy). I am trying to understand their meaning in Polish. So, i am posting … Continue reading

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I need your help translating Polish Christmas Carols (Kolędy)

I am looking for some help. I have lots of books that have Polish Christmas Carols (Kolędy) in Polish, and others that have them in both Polish and English. But when they are translated into English, the are somewhat “romanticized”…..that … Continue reading

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