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Rev. Wladyslaw Maria Grochowski-Poland>Minnesota
Posted by: james e. moriarty (ID *****7981) Date: July 04, 2002 at 14:49:43
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Father Wladyslaw Maria Grochowski was born 12 December 1878 in Thorn, Prussia (now Poland). He became a member of the Oblate Fathers in Hunfeld, Germany, attending a seminary in Fulda, Germany. He died in Alma, Minnesota, 8 February 1928. Father Grochowski was a missionary priest and worked in many small town in Manitoba, Canada, and the region around Alma. My mother Mary B. Borkowski atended his funeral in Alma. She was a cousin through her father's side of the family. Father Grochowski spoke eight languages and edited the Gazette Katolienska in Canada and the U.S.


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