Our Pauline Fathers & Brothers
The Order of St. paul the Hermit was founded during the first half of the 13th century in
The monastic order spread throughout the countries of
In the 1950's the Pauline Order in
During the year 1953-1955 Father Michael M. Zembrzuski, a Pauline Monk under the direction of Father Aloysius Wrzalika, the General of the Pauline Order, and with full knowledge and permission of John F. Cardinal O'Hara, Archbishop of Philadelphia founded a Chapel of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown. Father Stanislaus Nowak arrived shortly thereafter to become the First Prior of the Monastery from 1957 through 1963.Those responsible for helping to establish and raise funds for the Chapel were the late Father Stanislaus Zdebel a Pauline from Cracow, Poland, and Monsignors Rev. Martin Lipinski, and Rev. Casimir Lawniczak.