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Organizations/Commissions

Budget and Finance Commission

  • Annually develops and submits a proposed budget to the Supreme Council
  • Examines the costs of the work of the Church and suggests ways in which the funds for this work can be raised

Church Doctrine Commission

  • Made up of the bishops and those who are able to conduct serious theological work to develop teachings for various theological, ethical or moral positions of the P.N.C.C.
  • Conducts research and produces position papers on various topics topics of faith, morals and discipline

Clergy Salary and Benefits Commission

  • Produces and reviews the present benefit items for the pastors of the parishes of the Church which are accepted by the General Synod in each synodal period
  • Considers the present benefits, proposes changes and presents its proposals to each General Synod
  • Monitors how the parishes are fulfilling these benefit requirements and informs the Prime Bishop and diocesan bishops to resolve any issues which might arise

Constitution Commission

  • Makes recommendations on submitted proposed changes to the Constitution before each Synod.  Only the General Synod can amend the Constitution and any and all proposed changes must be submitted to it.

God’s Field -Rola Boża 

  • Official monthly publication of the P.N.C.C.
  • Published after the 15th of each month
  • Can be viewed on line (Click on God’s Field link at top of page)
  • Article submission deadline is the 1st of each month:

History and Archives Commission

  • Oversees the Church’s archives and library
  • Publishes the Church’s scholarly journal “P.N.C.C. Studies”
  • Sponsors conferences, meetings, exhibits and other events pertaining to the history of the Church.
  • Provides assistance and advice in research on the Church’s history and related subjects.

Please click here for suggestions on how to go about doing genealogical research for your P.N.C. ancestors.

National Commission on Liturgy

  • Responsible for the publication of the liturgical books of the P.N.C.C. for use by both the laity and the clergy
  • Responsible for help in conducting the major liturgical celebrations of the Church, such as Synod Masses, ordinations or consecrations

National Commission on Scouting

  • Religious recognition created to encourage boys and girls to grow stronger in their faith. The Boy Scouts and The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. have approved of these programs and allows the recognition insignia to be worn on the official uniform, but each religious organization develops and administers its own program. The P.N.C.C. point of contact is:

Mr. Richard Daum
11 Everette Place
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-694-9457
e-mail: rodaum@verizon.net

National Mission & Evangelism Commission

 National School of Christian Living Commission

  • Synodal commission responsible for formulating curriculum and curricular materials for the Christian education of our P.N.C.C. youth from nursery through high school, as well as for adult members of the P.N.C.C.

National United Choirs (Organization)

  • Standard P.N.C.C. organization consisting of various parish choirs from throughout the Church
  • Sponsors and conducts a biennial national convention and music workshops for individuals interested in the music ministry of the Church
  • Instituted the Music Scholarship Program to develop musicians within the Polish National Catholic Church and to make scholarships available in other areas of music to enrich the musical life of the Church.  Click here to access the NUC Music Scholarship Committee’s Music Scholarship Program Web Page.
  • The third edition of the Hymnal of the Polish National Catholic Church has been completed through the work of the NUC Music Commission.  The hymnals are available for purchase for $25.00 plus $5.00 shipping per hard cover hymnal and $30.00 plus $5.00 shipping per spiral bound hymnal. The hymnals are NOT sold through the P.N.C.C. Book Department.  They are sold through the National United Choirs.  You must contact Mr. Paul Kazinetz at whiskehill@aol.com or 570-383-7843 to order the hymnal.  Click here to obtain order forms.

National United Women’s Societies for the Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament (SAMBS) of the Polish National Catholic Church (Organization)

  • A group of P.N.C.C. women aged 16+ who promote and maintain the Church and individual parishes physically and spiritually (Contact parish pastor or an ANS member for membership information.)

The purpose of the Society is to:

  • Worship and love Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament and to aid the members in their pursuit of Christian perfection;
  • Give more meaning and more depth to religion in the family and in the Church;
  • Strengthen and make pure the family and the Church so as to effectively serve as the foundation of human society.
    (The Most Rev. Francis Hodur)

Click here for “Krotka Historja Tow. Adoracji Najswietszego Sakramentu (1897-1950)”
Click here for “A Short History of the Society of Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament(1897-1950)” English translation.

Current SAMBS Members, ask your parish or diocesan SAMBS board members for information about:

  • National membership dues
  • Ordering Dues Books, Constitutions, Altar Care Books and Medals
  • Ordering 25- and 50-year certificates
  • Polka” subscription information
  • Submitting “Polka” articles, correspondence, Christmas/Easter Greetings and Donations

National Conventions:

  • Your parish’s Society may be represented by 1 delegate for every 10 members.
  • Your Society must be current with membership obligations in the National and Diocesan levels of the Society.

National United Youth Association (Organization)

  • A national level youth organization comprised of youth delegates from throughout the P.N.C.C.
  • Prepares young people to share their love for Christ through programs which instill in them the desire to remain active, dedicated and spirit-filled
  • Biennual Youth Convocation

National Young Men’s Society of Resurrection (Organization)

  • Unites P.N.C.C. men in the endeavor of the perfection of a Christian life
  • Promotes fellowship through various activities such as fund raisers, dinners, outings, and various recreational activities
  • Sponsors many events throughout the year:

–         Annual United Y.M.S. of R. Winter Clothing Drive
–         Annual Men’s Spiritual Retreat
–         Annual Y.M.S. of R./P.N.C.C. Bowling Tournament  – (Y.M.S. of R. Bowling Tournament FB Page)
–         Annual Kurs Encampment (sponsored by the Central Committee)
–         Annual Independence Day Celebration
–         Annual Golf Tournament
–         United Y.M.S. of R. Biennual Convention

Click here to find out how to organize a new or reorganize a Y.M.S. of R. Branch in your parish!

Savonarola Theological Seminary

  • An institution of higher learning founded and sponsored by the P.N.C.C.
  • Offers men an opportunity to achieve a higher education in the liberal arts, philosophy, the Bible, theology, and guidance in their vocation to become priests of the P.N.C.C. in service to God and His people

 P.N.C.C. Book Department

Bishop Hodur Retreat and Recreation Center

  • Located on a 450-acre tract situated in the Pocono Mountains
  • Used for youth camps and youth/adult retreats
  • Provides for the spiritual, physical, social and recreational needs of the faithful, especially the youth.
  • Rental rates are reasonable and more information may be obtained by contacting:

Via Telephone:
570-840-9108

Via U.S. Mail:
Spojnia, Inc.
Attn: Bishop Hodur Retreat & Recreation Center
1006 Pittston Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

Our Address

1006 Pittston Avenue, Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 346-9131
Website: http://www.pncc.org
Email: info@pncc.org