St. Hedwig Parish, Union City
|St. Hedwig Parish|
|Location||32 Golden Hill Street
Union City, Connecticut
|Founded||February 18, 1906|
|Dedicated||June 2, 1907|
|Archbishop||Most Rev. Leonard Paul Blair|
|Pastor(s)||Rev. Edmund K Karwowski|
|Deacon(s)||Rev. Mr Thomas Clifford|
- Founded on February 18, 1906. It is one of the Polish-American Roman Catholic parishes in New England in the Archdiocese of Hartford.
On February 14, 1906, Bishop Michael Tierney dispatched Fr. Ignacy Maciejewski as the first Polish pastor in Union City. Fr. Maciejewski celebrated the first parish Mass at Sokolowski Hall on February 18, 1906. By the year's end, a Polish church was built and formally dedicated on June 2, 1907.
- The 150'th Anniversary of Polish-American Pastoral Ministry. Webster, Massachusetts: St. Joseph Basilica. September 11, 2005.
- The Official Catholic Directory in USA
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