Archbishop Henry J. Mansell smiles as Msgr. Daniel J. Plocharczyk, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in New Britain, right, presents the archbishop with flowers on Aug. 25 in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.
The presentation followed a Mass that the archbishop celebrated in conjunction with the annual Dozynski Festival at Falcon Field in New Britain.
Also on the altar are, from left, Father Jeffrey V. Romans, secretary to the archbishop and assistant chancellor; Kuba Kazmierczak; Father Rafal Dudala; Father Artur Ogledzki; Father Stanislaus Dudek; Adrian Wojtun and Oliwia Szok.
The archbishop was ordained in December 1962. (Photo by Eva Gryk)