|The Polish Church of St. Adalbert|
|Town or city||Melrose, The Bronx, New York City, New York|
|Client||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York|
The Polish Church of St. Adalbert is a former Roman Catholic parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at East 156 Street west of Elton Avenue since 1899 in Melrose, Bronx, New York City.
The parish was established in 1897 at 150th Street & Robbins Avenue, and moved to its final location in 1899. Other sources claim the parish was established in 1898. It was founded as a national parish to serve Polish immigrants in the area.
- Remigius Lafort, S.T.D., Censor, The Catholic Church in the United States of America: Undertaken to Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of His Holiness, Pope Pius X. Volume 3: The Province of Baltimore and the Province of New York, Section 1: Comprising the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn, Buffalo and Ogdensburg Together with some Supplementary Articles on Religious Communities of Women.. (New York City: The Catholic Editing Company, 1914), p.380.
- See Thomas J. Shelley, The Archdiocese of New York: the Bicentennial History, (New York: Archdiocese of New York, 2007), p.240; St Adalbert, East 156 Street, Melrose (Accessed 7 February 2011)
- [CLERICAL CHANGES IN ARCHDIOCESE; New Assignments of Pastors and Assistants Announced by Chancery Office. TWENTY-NINE NEW PRIESTS Many Army and Navy Chaplains Have Now Returned to Diocesan Work. Assistants Promoted to Pastorates. Interchange of Pastors. Army and Navy Chaplains. Interchange of Assistants. Assignments of Newly Ordained Priests. https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1919/10/06/118161376.pdf], The New York Times, October 6, 1919.