Jesus' Holy Name.

Praised be the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! — Niech będzie pochwalony Jezus Chrystus! A greeting commonly heard throughout the Church. This greeting brings to mind the place of Jesus in our lives.

Our Confession of Faith.

The Confession of Faith of the Polish National Catholic Church was first adopted in 1913 at Provincial Synods convened at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Passaic, New Jersey and Chicopee, Massachusetts. The Third General Synod convened at Chicago, Illinois adopted the Confession in 1914 and it has not been modified since. 

Vocation. God's plan for you.

And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed him. — Matthew 4:19-20


Growing in discipleship throughout our lives.

Learn About Us.

Learn more about the missions, ministries, and parishes of the Central Diocese

Parishes Near You.

The parishes of the Central Diocese are located throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, Eastern New York, Metro New York, New Jersey, Maryland, California, and Colorado. Find a place to disciple near you.


The Central Diocese has ten standing offices and commissions all designed to serve the people of the Church. From Acolytes to History to Youth, we are committed to growing disciples of Christ.

Adoration Society.

Founded in April 1897, the Women’s Society for the Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament it is the oldest Church-wide organization. It was with great courage and foresight that this organization elevated women in the Church, giving them a prominent place in the liturgy, long before equality was fully established in society.


Welcome to the website of the Central Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church. I hope your visit provides you with the information you need. I wish you every blessing in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. -- Bishop Bernard, Ordinary of the Central Diocese

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Contact Info

Please contact us at the Diocesan Chancery.

515 East Locust Street

Scranton, Pennsylvania 18505, USA
(570) 341-5150
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