Pastoral Centre for English Speakers in Wroclaw, Poland.

Welcome to the Pastoral Centre!

The Pastoral Centre was established in April, 2007 at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Wrocław by Archbishop Marian Gołębiewski, to meet the pastoral needs of English-speaking foreigners in the diocese. The Conventual Franciscan Friars of St. Charles parish are responsible for the Pastoral Centre.

The Pastoral Centre welcomes anyone who speaks English and needs the sacraments or pastoral care. If you are a Catholic seeking Mass in English; if you want to have your wedding celebrated in English, or you need to complete missing sacraments (First Communion, Confirmation); if you need confession or a priest’s advice in English; or if you are a non-Catholic English-speaker who is interested in the Catholic Church, we welcome you and invite you to the English Mass at 16:00 every Sunday (18:00 in June, July and August).

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On this website, you will find a variety of resources to help you get oriented in the parish and to build up your faith:

  • announcements about our activities;
  • detailed information on sacraments, including requirements for requesting weddings and baptisms in English;
  • information to help you get oriented in our parish;
  • catechetical texts;
  • resources for participating more deeply in the liturgical year;
  • materials related to the Franciscan order, Franciscan saints and Franciscan spirituality;
  • films on Catholic themes;
  • a variety of links to enrich every aspect of your life as a Catholic.

We invite you to explore our site and to return to it weekly, as new pages are added regularly.  We  look forward to seeing you at Mass, and we welcome you to the parish café after Mass on Sundays during the academic year.

Fr Stanisław Rochowiak, OFM Conv. Rector of the Pastoral Centre
Fr Andrzej Kulczycki, OFM Conv. Assistant