Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois (CSAGSI) Has An Upcoming Program on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in LaGrange, Illinois; “St. Joseph Bohemian Orphanage In Lisle: A History Of Their Czech Roots”; Presented By Sister Mary Bratrsovsky and Sister Mary De Paul

Hi Everyone!

CSAGSI (Czech) LogoI just received a notice from the Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois (CSAGSI) of an upcoming program they will be having very soon.  The program will occur on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange, Illinois.  The church is located at 150 S. Ashland Rd. in LaGrange, IL.

Here is a Google Map showing the location of the church in LaGrange, IL:

First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange, IL Google Map

The topic of the program is “St. Joseph Bohemian Orphanage of Lisle: A History of Their Czech Roots”.  Presenters will be Sister Mary Bratsrovsky and Sister Mary De Paul.

I did notice at the website for the society that they do have a large Calendar of Events of upcoming programs of interest to those researching Czech genealogy and Czech culture.  Genealogy items on the calendar are just one of many different kinds of Czech events you can find on the calendar.  It looks like the calendar is updated monthly with additions, deletions and changes.  You can view this calendar from their website here:

2016 Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois (CSAGSI) Calendar of Events

Mark the date and location down on your calendars.  For those doing Czech and Slovak research, you may want to connect with fellow researchers at this program.

Admission is free.  You do not have to be a member of the society to attend.

Check it out.

You can visit the web page of the society to obtain information and resources available from the society for interested Czech researchers at:

Czech and Slovak American  Genealogy Society of Illinois (CSAGSI) Website

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

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One response to “Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois (CSAGSI) Has An Upcoming Program on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in LaGrange, Illinois; “St. Joseph Bohemian Orphanage In Lisle: A History Of Their Czech Roots”; Presented By Sister Mary Bratrsovsky and Sister Mary De Paul

  1. If you have an ancestor who lived at St. Hedwig’s Orphanage in Niles, IL, read this book, Orphan’s Asylum (http://bookstore.xlibris.com/Products/SKU-0041780050/Orphans-Asylum.aspx — also available through Interlibrary loan) — it will give you a very clear and complete picture of life at the orphanage in the 1940s and early 1950s.

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