Archbishop Leonard P. Blair hands the Father Leopold Moczygemba Outstanding Service Award to Msgr. Daniel J. Plocharczyk, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in New Britain, on April 16 at a banquet at the Farmington Mariott during the convention of the Polish American Priests Association (PAPA).
Behind Msgr. Plocharczyk, from left, are Father Walter Ptak, president of PAPA; Father Dariusz Gosciniak, pastor of Holy Cross Parish in New Britain; Bishop Michael Cote of Norwich and Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of Springfield, Mass.
The convention, marking the 25th anniversary of PAPA, was hosted by the Association of Polish Priests of Connecticut, which is marking its 100th year this year. (Photo by Sister M. Janice Zdunczyk)