Start Date: 01 April 2019
End Date: 01 April 2019
Place: 365 Burrows Ave.
MOST REV. FRANCIS HODUR
Organizer of the Polish National Catholic Church
Born: April 1, 1866, in the village of Żarki, six miles from Cracow, Poland. Ordained to the priesthood August 19, 1893, in St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, PA. Took charge of Saint Stanislaus Parish, March 14, 1897. Elected Bishop of the Polish National Catholic Church, Sept. 29, 1907, at Utrecht, Holland, by Archbishop Gerard Gull and bishops John Van Thiel and Peter Spit of the Old Catholic Church of Holland. Died: February 16, 1953, at Scranton, PA. Buried in the St. Stanislaus Cathedral Cemetery at Scranton, PA, February 21, 1953. His religious work will always live in the hearts of men.