Wednesday, March 11

Obituary : Father Gwiazda, longtime Polish parish pastor, dies at 72

Father Francis A. Gwiazda, 72, pastor emeritus of St. Laurentius Parish, Philadelphia, died March 2.
Born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Stanley and the late Helena (Jedrzejczyk) Gwiazda, he attended St. Josaphat School and Roman Catholic High School before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
He was ordained May 17, 1969 by Cardinal John Krol at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia.
His first assignment as parochial vicar at St. Hedwig Parish, Chester, was harbinger of his future career, ministering entirely in Polish personal parishes.

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