Thursday, March 12, 2015 – 7 P.M.
St. Adalbert Church, Thompson Street and Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.
On March 2, 2015, Fr. Francis Gwiazda, “Father Frank,” the long time pastor of St. Laurentius Church in the Fishtown section of Phladelphia passed away. Fr. Gwiazda, ordained in 1969, was respected for his service to the Catholic Church. He was known as a proud priest, great speaker, and a person who loved to sing and promote his Polish heritage. Fr. Frank served as Pastor of St. Laurentius Church, the oldest Polish Church in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, PA, for 27 years until he retired.
Fr. Gwiazda also served as Assistant Pastor at St. Hedwig Church in Chester, PA, St. Laurentius Church, St. John Cantius Church and St. Adalbert Church in Philadelphia, prior to being named pastor of St. Laurentius Church. Members of the Polish American Congress, Polish American Heritage Associations, and Polonia, extend condolences to Fr. Gwiazda’s family.
Everyone is invited to attend the Memorial Mass for Fr. Francis Gwiazda
This information provided by the:
Polish American Cultural Center Museum, 308 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106