Slovak National Catholic Church

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The Slovak National Catholic Church was a small American denomination affiliated with the Polish National Catholic Church.

The Right Reverend Eugene W. Magyar was consecrated on June 29, 1963 as first Bishop of Slovak parishes in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He had served previously as dean of Slovak parishes in the PNCC since 1958.

Slovak National Catholic parishes included:

A similar denomination was the Lithuanian National Catholic Church, also affiliated with the PNCC.


  • June Granatir Alexander, "The Laity in the Church: Slovaks and the Catholic Church in Pre-World War I Pittsburgh," in Church History, Vol. 53, No. 3 (Sep., 1984), pp. 363–378.