Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski

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Andrzej J. Zglejszewski
Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre
Titular Bishop of Nicives
Most Revered Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski with Michael C Greco following his confirmation- 2014-05-07 03-18.jpg
Most Revered Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski at a confirmation.
ArchdioceseNew York
DioceseRockville Centre
AppointedFebruary 11, 2014
InstalledMarch 25, 2014
Other postsTitular Bishop of Nicives
OrdinationMay 26, 1990
by John R. McGann
ConsecrationMarch 25, 2014
by William Murphy, Robert E. Guglielmone, and Robert J. Brennan
Personal details
Born (1961-12-18) December 18, 1961 (age 58)
Czarna Bialostocka, Poland
(May it be done to me according to your word)
Styles of
Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski
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Reference style
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop

Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski (born December 18, 1961) is a Polish-born Catholic bishop serving as an Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, in the United States since 2014.


Early life and education[edit]

Zglejszewski was born in Czarna Bialostocka, Poland. He was educated in Poland before completing his studies for the priesthood at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, New York.[1] He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Rockville Centre by Bishop John R. McGann on May 26, 1990.[2] Zglejszewski also undertook advanced studies in theology at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and Fordham University.[3]

Ordination and ministry[edit]

After ordination, Zglejszewski served as the associate pastor at St. Christopher parish in Baldwin, St. Thomas the Apostle parish in West Hempstead, and St. Rose of Lima parish in Massapequa.[1] Following his pastoral assignments he served as the director of the Office of Worship for the diocese and as the co-chancellor for the diocese. He also served as an adjunct professor at Immaculate Conception Seminary.[3]

Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre[edit]

Pope Francis named Zglejszewski the titular Bishop of Nicives and an auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre on February 11, 2014. He was consecrated in St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre on March 25, 2014, by Bishop William Murphy. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of Charleston and Rockville Centre Auxiliary Bishop Robert J. Brennan were the principal co-consecrators.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Harris, Elise. "New York welcomes new bishops for Albany, Rockville dioceses". Catholic News Agency. Retrieved April 18, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Bishop Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved April 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Pope Names Brooklyn Priest as Bishop of Albany, New York; Names Rockville Centre, New York Priest as Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre". United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Retrieved April 18, 2014.

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Episcopal succession[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre
Succeeded by