S: 60th Jubilee of Reverend Canon Anthony D. Iwuc - May 26, 2013
BC: "Have a nice forever..."
FC: A Life Well Lived... A Priest Well Loved... | Music | Peace | Joy
1: Reverend Canon Anthony D. Iwuc's 60th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood May 26, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. St. Joseph's Parish Central Falls, Rhode Island | Ordained May 30, 1953
2: Entrance Procession
3: 23 Priests Concelebrated Mass... | ...with four Bishops | Rejoice
4: Left (l-r) Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, D.D., Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Worcester, MA; Bishop Francis X. Roque, D.D., Aux. Bishop Emeritus for Military Services; Bishop Robert C. Evans, D.D., Aux. Bishop of the Diocese of Providence, RI; and Bishop Robert E. Mulvee, D.D., Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Providence, RI | Fr. Timothy Whalen Fr. Anthony Iwuc Fr. Dariusz G. Jonczyk, Pastor, St, Joseph Parish | Family and friends attending the 60th Jubilee Mass | A Priest Forever
5: (Above) Stephen Iwuc (Right) Rev. Timothy Whalen (Below) Helen Kubik from Michigan | (Above) Emil Kostka (Below) Bp. D. Reilly, Bp. F. Roque, Bp. R. Evans, Bp. R. Mulvee and Sr. Janice Marie Gaudette, C.S.S.F.
6: (L-r) Parishioner Stanislawa Piwonska with Stasia Iwuc, who sang "Ave Maria", organist Richard Zalewski and Sr. Janice M. Gaudette | Wherever you go and whatever you do, surely you will be Blessed!
7: Fr, Anthony Iwuc receives Offertory gifts from (counterclockwise) Jennie Wyrostek and Thomas Wyrostek - Anthony Iwuc's Baptismal Certificate; Nephew Michael Iwuc - Father's Holy Communion Certificate & photo; Isabelle Slowik - picture of St. Dominic, chosen as Father's patron saint at Confirmation; Christine Chlebek - Fr. Iwuc's report card and diploma from St. Joseph's Parochial School | Jesus said, "Come follow me!" You responded with the Gift of your Life.
8: (Counterclockwise) Barbara Toboy - Father's Varsity letter in Basketball & 1949 Yearbook from St. Mary's College & SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary; Fr. Christopher Maher - 1947 Blue Mantle Year Book of Our Lady of Providence Seminary; Nephew Dr. John Iwuc - RI Honor Society pin, Medals for Excellence and Letter Anthony Iwuc earned for Baseball at St. Raphael's Academy; Weronika Dobosz - Cavalier Cross of Merit of Poland; Josephine Iwuc, hosts; Sister Mary Bernice Pikul - Invitation and Memorial Card from Father's Ordination and linen cloth with which Bishop McVinney bound Reverend Anthony Dominic Iwuc's anointed and consecrated hands | Offertory
9: (Clockwise) PRCUA President Joseph A. Drobot, Jr. - Insignia, Medals and Chaplain & Vice Chaplin badges of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America where Fr. Iwuc has served for 29 years, first as National Chaplain and now as National Vice Chaplain; Irene Marszalkowski - American and Polish flags symbolizing Father's many activities in Polonia; Brother-in-Law Stanley Jendzejec, former National V.P. of the PNA - Constitution and By-Laws of the Polish National Alliance; Ann Marie Kachanis - Pope Francis Papal Blessing received from Bishop John Yanta, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Amarillo, Texas; Nephew William Byrnes, Esq. - water; Nephew Dr. Stephen Jendzejec - wine; Older Brother Charles Iwuc - hosts
11: A Life in Service to God and His People! | Priests Concelebrating Mass Rev. Paul Charland Rev. Christopher Davenport Rev. Bernard Dore Rev. Jose Dos Reis Rev. Carl Fisette Rev. Boguslaw Gibowski Rev. Joseph Henry Rev. James Hynes Rev. Anthony Iwuc Rev. Dariusz Jonczyk Rev. Leon Kachel Rev. Marek Kupka Rev. Paul Laporte Rev. Raymond Luft Rev. Christopher Mahar Rev. John McElroy Rev. Eugene McKenna Rev. Alexei Michalenko. M.I.C. Rev. Francis O'Hara Rev. Jacek Ploch Rev. Walter Ptak Rev. Frederick Slota Rev. Timothy Whalen
12: Rejoice Always Pray without ceasing in everything Give Thanks
13: Father with his PRCUA Family (l-r) Jim Robaczewski, Dir. Marsha Mikuszewski, Barbara Toboy, Anna Sokolowski, Fr. Anthony Iwuc, Judy Drobot and Joseph Drobot, Jr. | (Center, l-r) A. Sokolowski and Florence Iwuc; Father with Knights of Columbus Color Guard; B. Toboy with Stephen Iwuc; (Right) Jack Kachanis, Maria & Rudolf Kogut, Fr. Iwuc and Giovanni Muccio | C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
14: You are LOVED!
15: 2013 - A Year to Remember
17: (Left) List of nieces & nephews who had Father's Chalice & Paten (center) gilded for this occasion; (right) acknowledgment that the silver Our Lady of Czestochowa chasuble, made in Poland, is a gift from Father's brother and their wives: Charles & Josephine Iwuc and Stephen & Florence Iwuc | Loyalty Plaque from SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary at Orchard Lake, MI | Blessing of Pope Francis from Bishop John Yanta, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Amarillo,Texas | Diocese of Providence Priestly Service Award 60 Years
18: PRCUA Secretary-Treasurer James Robaczewski | PRCUA Resident V. P. Anna Sokolowski | PRCUA President Joseph A. Drobot, Jr. displaying the plaque he presented to Rev. Canon Anthony D. Iwuc from the PRCUA | B A N Q U E T | THANK YOU FATHER IWUC! YOU ARE MUCH LOVED AND HIGHLY RESPECTED.
19: President Joe Drobot giving Fr. Iwuc a Detroit Tiger t-shirt that asks: "Who's your Tiger?" in Polish | FUN | LIFE OF THE PARTY! | SING-ALONG KING | FR. IWUC IS...
20: Banquet Mistress of Ceremonies Sr. Janice M. Gaudette, C.S.S.F. | Rev. Dariusz G. Jonczyk offering the Invocation at the Banquet with Sr. Janice M. Gaudette, C.S.S.F. on the right | Man of the Hour Fr. Anthony Iwuc being toasted by his younger brother Stephen Iwuc as Rev. Walter Ptak looks on
21: Bishop Louis E. Gelineau, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Providence, RI, giving Benediction | Rev. Walter Ptak, National Chaplain of the PRCUA Thanking Fr. Iwuc for his inspiration & service | Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Worcester, MA, with Grandniece Stasia Iwuc, who sang an Irish Blessing, | Honoree Rev. Canon Anthony D. Iwuc | Speakers at the 60th Jubilee of Priesthood Banquet at Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, MA
22: The Lord bless you and keep you, The Lord let His face shine upon you and be gracious to you, The Lord look upon you kindly and give you Peace. | J O Y | Fraternalism | Dear Friends
23: Father Anthony D. Iwuc with his 'Family' from the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America | BROTHERLY LOVE Charles, Fr. Tony and Stephen Iwuc | A. Sokolowski, Fr. W. Ptak & H. Kubik | (Left) J. Drobot, S. Iwuc & Fr. A. Iwuc | (Right) B. Toboy, Florence Iwuc (Father's sister-in-law) and S. Iwuc | With Grateful Hearts We Thank God for Fr. Iwuc being in our Lives!
24: Designed and Created with Love by Kasia Rosypal, as my Special Gift to Dear Friend Father Iwuc with content assistance graciously provided by Sr. Janice Marie Gaudette and Florence Iwuc June 2013 All photos courtesy of Anna Sokolowski | May the Bluebird of Happiness Fill your Life with Joy. May Showers of Love Fill your Heart.