Casimir J. Grotnik (1935–2005) was a priest and bishop of the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC). Casimir Grotnik was born in 1935 in Jeziorzany, Poland, to Franciszek and Apolonia Jablonski Grotnik. He was ordained a priest on April 20, 1958, by the bishop of Lublin, Piotr Kalawa. Grotnik immigrated to the United States in 1969 and served as a priest in the Central Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church. In 1996, Grotnik received a doctorate in Old Catholic historical theology at the Christina Theological Academy in Warsaw, Poland. He was consecrated a bishop in November 1999. From that point, he served as the bishop ordinary of the Central Diocese and the pastor of St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Cathedral in Scranton, Pennsylvania, until his death on December 9, 2005.

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  • Casimir J. Grotnik (1935–2005) was a priest and bishop of the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC). Casimir Grotnik was born in 1935 in Jeziorzany, Poland, to Franciszek and Apolonia Jablonski Grotnik. He was ordained a priest on April 20, 1958, by the bishop of Lublin, Piotr Kalawa. Grotnik immigrated to the United States in 1969 and served as a priest in the Central Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church. In 1996, Grotnik received a doctorate in Old Catholic historical theology at the Christina Theological Academy in Warsaw, Poland. He was consecrated a bishop in November 1999. From that point, he served as the bishop ordinary of the Central Diocese and the pastor of St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Cathedral in Scranton, Pennsylvania, until his death on December 9, 2005. As the bishop ordinary of the Central Diocese, Grotnik was preceded by Bishop Anthony Rysz, and succeeded by Bishop Anthony Mikovsky. (en)
  • Casimir J. Grotnik (Jeziorzany, 1935 – 9 dicembre 2005) è stato un vescovo vetero-cattolico polacco naturalizzato statunitense.Fu ordinato presbitero il 20 aprile 1958 dal vescovo di Lublino . Nel 1969 emigrò negli Stati Uniti d'America, dove servì come presbitero nella Diocesi centrale della Chiesa cattolica nazionale polacca. Nel 1996 ricevette il Dottorato di ricerca in Teologia storica del vetero-cattolicesimo presso l'Accademia teologica cristiana di Varsavia. Fu eletto vescovo nel corso del XX Sinodo nazionale della Chiesa cattolica nazionale polacca e consacrato il 30 novembre 1999 nella a Scranton da Jan Swantek, con la collaborazione di Tomasz Gnat e di Robert Nemkovich. Alla cerimonia di consacrazione erano presenti anche l'Arcivescovo di Utrecht Antonius Jan Glazemaker e il vescovo superiore della Chiesa polacco-cattolica Wiktor Wysoczański. Nel 2003 fu chiamato a succedere a Anthony Rysz, che aveva governato la Diocesi centrale della Chiesa cattolica nazionale polacca dal 1970. (it)
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  • Casimir J. Grotnik (1935–2005) was a priest and bishop of the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC). Casimir Grotnik was born in 1935 in Jeziorzany, Poland, to Franciszek and Apolonia Jablonski Grotnik. He was ordained a priest on April 20, 1958, by the bishop of Lublin, Piotr Kalawa. Grotnik immigrated to the United States in 1969 and served as a priest in the Central Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church. In 1996, Grotnik received a doctorate in Old Catholic historical theology at the Christina Theological Academy in Warsaw, Poland. He was consecrated a bishop in November 1999. From that point, he served as the bishop ordinary of the Central Diocese and the pastor of St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Cathedral in Scranton, Pennsylvania, until his death on December 9, 2005. (en)
  • Casimir J. Grotnik (Jeziorzany, 1935 – 9 dicembre 2005) è stato un vescovo vetero-cattolico polacco naturalizzato statunitense.Fu ordinato presbitero il 20 aprile 1958 dal vescovo di Lublino . Nel 1969 emigrò negli Stati Uniti d'America, dove servì come presbitero nella Diocesi centrale della Chiesa cattolica nazionale polacca. Nel 1996 ricevette il Dottorato di ricerca in Teologia storica del vetero-cattolicesimo presso l'Accademia teologica cristiana di Varsavia. (it)
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