The Passing of Prime Bishop Emeritus John Swantek

The fifth Prime Bishop of the Polish National Catholic Church, the Most Reverend John Swantek, died Friday, January 7, 2022 at 4:30 in the morning and entered into the eternal rest of the Lord.

The details of the funeral of Prime Bishop Swantek arranged in part with his family are given here:

Vespers will be celebrated in our Scranton Cathedral where the Primate Emeritus will lie in repose and will begin at 7:00 pm on Friday, January 14, 2022;

The funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 10:00 am in the Cathedral.

A repast will follow in the Cathedral Youth Center.

Please keep Prime Bishop John in your prayers for the repose of his soul.  And please uplift in prayer as well his wife, Arlene, and the entire family for their solace in this difficult time.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.  May he rest in peace.  Amen.

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