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Located in Manchester Connecticut, St John’s National Catholic Church (also known as “Polish National Catholic” follows the traditions of the Roman Catholic church. The National Catholic Church is a breakaway Catholic Church in dialogue with the Catholic Church; it seeks full communion with the Holy See although it differs theologically in several important respects. The National Catholic Church welcomes people of all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds. In 2011 the Church has some 25,000 members in the United States. There are five dioceses: Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Central, Eastern, Western and Canada.


A Catholic church where each parish decides it’s own destiny.


A Catholic church that welcomes all who wish to follow Christ.


A Catholic church whose property is owned by the people who purchase, build and maintain it.

© Joe Bednarz 2012