Henry Klonowski

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Most Reverend

Henry Klonowski
Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton
ChurchCatholic Church
SeeTitular See of Daldis
AppointedMay 10, 1947
In officeJuly 2, 1947 - May 15, 1973
Orders
OrdinationAugust 8, 1920
ConsecrationJuly 2, 1947
by William Joseph Hafey
Personal details
BornMarch 8, 1898
Scranton, Pennsylvania
DiedMay 6, 1977(1977-05-06) (aged 79)
Scranton, Pennsylvania

Henry Klonowski (March 8, 1898 - May 6, 1977) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Scranton from 1947-1973.

Biography[edit]

Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Klonowski was ordained a priest on August 8, 1920 for the Diocese of Scranton. On May 10, 1947 Pope Pius XII appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Daldis and Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton. He was consecrated a bishop by Bishop William Hafey on July 2, 1947. The principal co-consecrators were Bishops George Leech of Harrisburg and Auxiliary Bishop Stephen Woznicki of Detroit. Klonowski attended the first session of the Second Vatican Council as a council father. He served as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted on May 15, 1973. He died on May 6, 1977 at the age of 79.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bishop Henry Theophilus Klonowski". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2014-02-09.[self-published source]
  2. ^ "Bishops who are not Ordinaries of Sees". Giga-Catholic. Archived from the original on 2013-03-16. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton
1947–1973
Succeeded by