celebrates 40th anniversay - Saturday, May 10, 2003
celebrates 40th anniversayPosted Saturday, May 10, 2003A special celebration will be held in Brownsville on June 15th to honor former Winona resident Father Paul Breza
who will be celebrating 40 years in the priesthood.
The event will be held at St. Patrick's Church
followed by a reception in Breza Hall.Father Breza
was born and raised in Winona and was ordained on June First, 1963 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Church
.He has served as assistant at St. Stanislaus Parish in Winona, plus parishes in Blooming Prairie, Rochester and Mankato.In 1975 he became Chaplain at St. Mary's College and was named pastor at parishes in Altura and Elba.He
is currently serving parishes in Hokah and Brownsville.Father Breza
is also well known for his
founding of the Polish Museum
Two other priests in the Winona Diocese
are celebrating their 50th anniversaries in the priesthood this month.